Sustainability High on the Agenda at the ISF World Seed Congress 2019

Sustainability stood out as the most important question of the day at the year’s biggest gathering of seed professionals. During the recent ISF World...
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New USDA Scientific Research Program Promotes Sustainable Agricultural Practices

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary Scott Hutchins announced that the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has invested $77.8 million in research that...

ISU Scientists Teach Computers to Diagnose Soybean Stress

Iowa State University scientists are working toward a future in which farmers can use unmanned aircraft to spot, and even predict, disease and stress in their crops....

Adrian Percy Joins UPL

UPL announced that Adrian Percy is joining the company as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for the Crop Protection Business. Adrian previously served as head of research and...

Harnessing Tomato Jumping Genes Could Help Speed-Breed Drought-Resistant Crops

Researchers from the University of Cambridge’s Sainsbury Laboratory (SLCU) and Department of Plant Sciences have discovered that drought stress triggers the activity of a family of jumping...

Burrus Welcomes New General Sales Manager

Burrus Seed is pleased to announce the addition of Kurt Rahe to the team in the role of General Sales Manager.  Kurt brings...

ZeaKal Prepares for Global Growth as Ag Industry Luminary Joins Company

ZeaKal, a plant traits innovator focused on improving crop efficiency, is aggressively expanding to meet the global demand for more sustainable agriculture. Building on recent collaborations with Canopy...
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Marrone Bio Announces Closing of Pro Farm Technologies Acquisition

Marrone Bio Innovations Inc. announced the closing of the previously announced acquisition of Finland-based Pro Farm Technologies OY, adding proprietary nutrient and biostimulant technology and products for seed and foliar...

AgriThority Completes Reorganization with New Hires and Promotion

AgriThority has completed the reorganization of its leadership team with the addition of Gloverson Moro as director of global product development, Luke Samuel as manager of business and...

WIU Announces $10 Million Bio-Fuel Federal Research Grant

The Western Illinois University School of Agriculture announced today that Agriculture Professor Win Phippen is the recipient of a $10 million federal grant to investigate the use...

Golden Harvest Connects with John Deere Operations Center for Farmer-Focused Data Integration

Farmers who grow Golden Harvest corn or soybeans will soon have more data integration available to enhance their on-farm decision-making. This fall, Golden Harvest is connecting with the John...
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Marrone Bio Acquires Jet Ag and Jet Oxide Product Lines

Marrone Bio Innovations has acquired from Jet Harvest Solutions all rights and assets to the Jet Ag and Jet Oxide product lines. Jet Ag and Jet Oxide are...

Origin Agritech Entered Strategic Collaboration Agreement with Inova Genetica

Origin Agritech Ltd. announced that the Company has entered into a collaboration agreement with Inova Genética Ltda (INOVA), a member of the Wehrmann Group, from Cristalina-GO, Brazil.

NAPB Grows to Meet the Future

The National Association of Plant Breeders holds its biggest-ever meeting as its growing membership works to tackle the challenges posed by regulatory and climate changes.

Syngenta Offers Broad Choice of Traits with NK Soybeans for 2020

To help make sure farmers have their best chance for maximum profit potential with weed management options in 2020, Syngenta is setting the standard for soybean trait...
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Incotec Presents Sustainability Strategy at Seed Meets Technology 2019

At Seed Meets Technology 2019 on September 24-26 in Zwaagdijk, Incotec will be presenting the companies new theme: Mission Zero. In stand number 5 Incotec explains the...

Syngenta Introduces New Seed Treatment for Sudden Death Syndrome Protection

Syngenta announced today its newest seed treatment, Saltro fungicide, has received registration by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Formulated to deliver superior protection against Sudden Death Syndrome...

Arcadia Specialty Genomics Expands Hemp Operations with New Sun-Grown Cultivation and Research Facility

Arcadia Specialty Genomics announced plans for a new sun-grown hemp cultivation and agronomic research facility in Imperial County, California. The company has been licensed to produce hemp...

National Association of Plant Breeders Recognizes Peers

At its 2019 annual meeting, the National Association of Plant Breeders (NAPB) presented three awards honoring an outstanding scientist in three categories: Early Career Scientist, Lifetime Achievement,...

The Journey of Seed

A Monsanto exhibit, Journey of the Seed, took visitors through the many stages of seed development to on-farm production and the science behind modern agriculture. Through a series of exhibits...