Flagship VentureLabs Introduces Symbiota

After two years of development, Flagship VentureLabs introduces Symbiota, which is pioneering microbial solutions that promote plant health and improve agricultural production. The company has built a substantial platform and...

New Technology Can Help Fight Against Wheat Diseases

John Fellers, molecular biologist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service, and Harold Trick, a Kansas State University plant geneticist, have led an effort to develop a...

Key Technology Introduces New Corn Sorter

Key Technology has expanded its Veo family of seed corn ear sorters with the introduction of the new Veo DS. Featuring top- and bottom-mounted sensors, Veo DS offers double-sided...

IFSI Promotes Staff

Illinois Foundation Seeds Inc. has announced two promotions within the company’s field crops production and supply department. Jason Schlotman has been promoted to production and supply manager and will be...

INCOTEC Adds New Board Member

INCOTEC has appointed Erika den Daas as a member of its board of directors. She will be responsible for the marketing and sales activities of all INCOTEC Group locations...

AAS Announces 2014 Trial Winners

After more than 80 years of trialing only seed-propagated varieties, All-America Selections (AAS) began trialing vegetatively-propagated varieties early this year. With the 2014 trials now complete, AAS awarded winner...

SGS Brookings Seed Labs Adds Three CVTs

SGS Brookings announce that three of its seed technologists have achieved Certified Viability Technologist (CVT) status through its technical and professional membership organization, Society of Commercial Seed Technologists (SCST)....

Industry News – October 2014

This microscopic slide shows the cellular structure of a wheat seed. The International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium published a draft sequence of the bread wheat genome in the journal Science....
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Regulatory Roundup

National KEYGENE EXPANDS SBG PORTFOLIO KeyGene’s Sequence Based Genotyping patent portfolio has been expanded with the patent grant “Method for High Throughput AFLP-based Polymorphism Detection” in the U.S. and China. The grant of...
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Industry News – September 2014

Industry News is geared to seed professionals and delivers the people, industry, business and product news you need to know. Submissions are welcome. Email us at·news@issuesink.com. People News...
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Regulatory Roundup

National EPA Closes Comment Period on Enlist Duo The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) closed the comment period on its proposed decision to register Dow AgroSciences’ Enlist Duo herbicide...

Private Sector Plant Breeding

July 3, 2014 Panel to Showcase Benefits of Private Sector Plant Breeding It’s no secret that there are more and more opportunities in private sector plant breeding compared to that of...

Syngenta Will Host NAPB Tour

As a part of the National Association of Plant Breeders 2014 meeting, which will be held Aug. 5-8 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, participants will have the opportunity to tour Syngenta’s...

NAPB and PBCC Meeting To Focus on Breeding for Tolerance to Water Stress

July 7, 2014 NAPB and PBCC Meeting To Focus on Breeding for Tolerance to Water Stress The 8th Annual Plant Breeding Coordinating Committee Meeting and the 4th Annual National Association of...
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Since 1915

1940 ASTA Convention in Chicago Chicago was chosen as the meeting place for the 1940 convention of the American Seed Trade Association. The dates set are June 24, 25, 26 and...
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Industry News – June 2014

Industry News is geared to seed professionals and delivers the people, industry, business and product news you need to know. Submissions are welcome. Email us at·news@issuesink.com. People News...
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World Status

Status Africa Analysis shows investments in fledgling seed companies with local focus could net big returns for African food production on small farms, according to the Alliance for a Green...
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Regulatory Roundup

NATIONAL EPA Seeks Comments On New ProductThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is holding a public comment period on the proposed regulatory decision to register Enlist Duo, which contains...
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Learning the Business of Seed

A group of recent graduates of the Seed Business 101 course in Indianapolis. Photo provided by Rale Gjuric Learning the Business of Seed UC Davis course immerses participants in the world...
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Industry News – February 2014

Industry News is geared to seed professionals and delivers the people, industry, business and product news you need to know. Submissions are welcome. Email us at·news@issuesink.com. People News Wageningen University, located...