Limagrain and Rijk Zwaan Announce Licensing Deal on Traits in Vegetables

Limagrain, through its listed company Vilmorin & Cie, and Rijk Zwaan have signed an agreement for the exchange of non-exclusive licenses for patented traits in vegetables. This...
challenges

Corteva Agriscience Completes Separation from DowDuPont

Corteva, Inc. successfully completed its separation from DowDuPont, becoming a global pure-play agriculture company that offers complete solutions farmers need to maximize yield and profitability. Corteva Agriscience...

NAPB Announces 2019 NAPB Borlaug Scholarship Awards

The National Association of Plant Breeders (NAPB) is recognizing 12 outstanding students for the 2019 class of NAPB Borlaug Scholars: NAPB Borlaug Graduate Scholars

Images from Space Could Help Farmers Grow Better Wheat Varieties

A team of researchers at Washington State University is putting satellites and drones to work in the hunt for better wheat varieties to help feed a growing...

Iowa State University Documentary Seeds! Diversity of Wonder Wins Two Prestigious Telly Awards

Marking its 40th anniversary as the world’s largest honor for video and television content across all screens, the Telly Awards announced a film produced by the Iowa...

Phenome Networks and Delair Establish Strategic Collaboration

At the annual ISF World Seed Congress, on June 3-5, Phenome Networks and Delair will present their strategic collaboration to offer a combined system to accelerate plant...

New Mutations for Herbicide Resistance Rarer Than Expected, Study Finds

After exposing more than 70 million grain amaranth seeds to a soil-based herbicide, researchers were not able to find a single herbicide-resistant mutant. Though preliminary, the findings...

AgriLife Research Looks at Gene Expressions in Sugarcane Aphid-Resistant Sorghum

Gene expression in sugarcane aphid-resistant sorghum varieties at times when they are most prevalent in the Texas Panhandle were the focus of a recent Texas A&M AgriLife...
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How Corn’s Ancient Ancestor Swipes Left on Crossbreeding

Determining how one species becomes distinct from another has been a subject of fascination dating back to Charles Darwin. New research led by Carnegie's Matthew Evans and...
sustainability

BASF Collaborates with Rothamsted Research on Sustainable Agriculture

BASF and Rothamsted Research are working together in a long-term collaboration to shape modern sustainable agriculture. The goal is to jointly address current agricultural challenges by identifying...

Embrapa and Benson Hill Expand Partnership

Benson Hill Biosystems and Embrapa, one of the world’s largest plant biodiversity and crop science research institutions, are extending their partnership to accelerate Embrapa’s breeding program and...

Texas A&M AgriLife Unveils Plans For A Robotic Greenhouse Facility

Texas A&M AgriLife unveiled plans May 22 for a multi-million dollar Automated Precision Phenotyping Greenhouse that will utilize advanced sensor technology to enhance agricultural crops in the...

S&W and Corteva Agriscience Enter New Alfalfa Licensing Agreement

S&W Seed Company and Corteva Agriscience announced they have entered into a new mutually beneficial alfalfa agreement that terminates and replaces the December 2014 agreements between S&W...

Genetic Discovery May Improve Corn Quality and Yields

Researchers may be able to improve corn yields and nutritional value after discovering genetic regulators that synthesize starch and protein in the widely eaten grain, according to...

For Future Sustainability, Embrace Gene Editing, Says University of Canterbury Researcher

Aotearoa New Zealand will have to seriously consider gene editing to improve crop production if it is to meet future sustainability targets, according to the University of...

U.S.-China Trade Conflict Pulled Corn Prices 20 Cents Per Bushel Lower

The trade conflict between the United States and China, which began brewing early last year pulled U.S. corn prices down an average $0.20 per bushel per month...

Toward Zero Hunger: More Food or a Smarter Food System?

When thinking about ways to end global hunger, many scholars focus too narrowly on increasing crop yields while overlooking other critical aspects of the food system.

Sentera’s FieldAgent Now Integrated with FARMserver

Beck’s precision farming platform FARMserver has partnered with Sentera to simplify the process of uploading drone imagery into their multifaceted precision farming technology. For users who are...

Wageningen University Professor Luisa Trindade Wants to Make Jeans from Tomatoes

The recently appointed professor with a personal chair Luisa Trindade breeds crops for the biobased economy. Following her motto "No Waste," she aims at using the entire...
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EPA Approves New Seed-Applied Technology for Nematode Management

Nufarm Americas announced the EPA approval of Trunemco, a new seed-applied nematode management technology that provides higher yield profiles and less nematode damage in soybeans, cotton and...