Global Warming Reduces Wheat Production

According to a new study published online in the journal Nature Climate Change, global wheat harvest will likely be reduced 6 percent for each degree Celsius of further temperature...

Oro Agri Strengthens U.S. team

Oro Agri Inc., a leader in agricultural adjuvants, pesticides and foliar nutrients welcomes Jon Pasquinelli as a territory manager. Pasquinelli will support distributors and retailers selling Oro Agri products in...

Project Unity Now Online

Phenome Networks, a plant breeding management and analytics software company has launched Project Unity ― a collaborative web-based network designed to host, manage, analyze and share phenotypic and genotypic...

Ceres Multi-Gene Traits Show a 25 Percent Yield Increase in Corn

Ceres Inc., an agricultural biotechnology company, has announced favorable results from its biotech corn evaluations in China, where a second year of field trials demonstrated significant yield advantages under...

Noble Foundation Releases New Forages

The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation forage breeding program has released four new varieties, which will be commercialized by Oklahoma Genetics Inc. Of the four new varieties, NF101 is the first...

Research Finds New Salt-Tolerant Soybean Gene

A collaborative research project between Australian and Chinese scientists has shown how soybeans can be bred to better tolerate soil salinity. The researchers, at the University of Adelaide in Australia...

IPSA Announces Leadership for 2015

Held in Tucson, Arizona, the Independent Professional Seed Association's 26th Annual Conference is being reported as a tremendous success. “IPSA had larger attendance, more sponsorship support and more exhibitors than...

Early Registration for Commodity Classic Ends Jan. 15

The deadline for saving on registration fees to the 20th Commodity Classic is approaching. Early bird registration ends Thursday, Jan. 15, for the event, which will be held in...

IWYP Appoints Program Director

The International Wheat Yield Partnership, a funding and coordination partnership for stimulating wheat research and development to countries around the world has appointed Jeff Gwyn as director and will...

Symbiota Names David Perry as New President and CEO

Symbiota has named David Perry as president and CEO to lead the company in its next phase of growth and commercialization. Symbiota is a pioneer of plant microbiome solutions...

AT Ferrell, From The Floor at ASTA CSS 2014 & Seed Expo

Cameron Clark, Design Engineer, AT Ferrell talks about the Clipper Control panel at ASTA CSS 2014 & Seed Expo

American Takii Breaks Ground on New Construction Project

American Takii recently held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction of a new office building and state-of-the-art facility to allow for the expansion of seed processing,...

Monsanto 2015 First Quarter Earnings Down

Monsanto Company has announced that gross profit for the 2015 first quarter decreased  to $1.4 billion from the prior year. As previewed in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2014,...

BioAg Alliance Delivers Promising Field Trial Results

In its first full year of field trials, the BioAg Alliance — Novozymes’ and Monsanto’s collaboration to improve soil health and harvest through naturally-occurring microorganisms — reported that of...

Wheat Genome Sequencing Reaches New Milestone

The International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC) has completed high quality physical maps for six additional wheat chromosome arms. This achievement, part of a high quality reference sequence of...

S&W Seed Company Promotes Staff

S&W Seed Company has appointed alfalfa industry veteran Kirk Rolfs as the company’s vice president of production. Rolfs will be responsible for contracting seed growers and management of the...

Bio-Safety Certificate for GM Phytase Corn Renewed

Origin Agritech, a technology-focused supplier of crop seeds in China, has received the renewed bio-safety certificate from the Ministry of Agriculture for its genetically modified phytase corn for the...

S&W Seed Closes Acquisition of DuPont Pioneer Alfalfa Assets

S&W Seed Company closed the acquisition of DuPont Pioneer’s alfalfa production and research facility assets, as well as conventional alfalfa germplasm. “We are extremely pleased to have completed the acquisition of DuPont...

K-State Researchers Work to Develop Heat-tolerant Wheat

Harold Trick, a Kansas State University plant pathologist, and Allan Fritz, a KSU wheat breeder, are working on a transgenic wheat that tolerates warmer temperatures during wheat’s critical grain...

Nufarm U.S. Promotes Staff

Nufarm U.S. has promoted Rob Schwehr to the position of vice president of innovation and regulatory affairs for Nufarm Americas. Schwehr will oversee product development and interactions with governmental agencies...