YOOM Purple Tomato Attracts New Customers

The exciting new purple-skinned YOOM cocktail tomato is proving to be a sensational proposition and has claimed a firm place on the shelves of retailers and in...

India’s First ‘High Oleic’ Groundnut Varieties Ready to Go Commercial

After eight years of collaborative work, two high oleic groundnut lines have been identified by India’s coordinated release program to go commercial. This means processors and consumers...

KWS Launches Six New Hybrid Corn Varieties in the Brazilian Market

The independent seed specialist KWS has brought six new hybrid corn varieties to market for its two Brazilian brands KWS and Riber. They offer a leading combination...

Tozer Seeds Releases First British Bred Hybrid Super-Hot Chili

Tozer Seeds has a has just released its first British bred hybrid hot chili pepper: Armageddon. Armageddon, which has been in development for 5...
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European Commission Grants Grain Import Approval for Syngenta Agrisure Duracade Corn Trait

Syngenta today announced it has received import approval for the Agrisure Duracade trait (event 5307) from the European Commission. The trait features a unique...

Texas A&M Researchers to Develop Climate-Smart Sorghum

Texas A&M researchers believe the development of climate-smart crops is the key to improving nitrogen-use efficiency and reducing fertilizer nitrogen loss in agricultural fields.

UNH Researchers Find Specialty Eggplant Varieties Grow Well in High Tunnels

Researchers with the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire have found that eggplant varieties developed specifically for growing in greenhouses and high...

Equinom Cultivation Upscales Non-GMO Soy

Seed-breeding specialist start-up Equinom Ltd. is working to change the soy industry to a value-added "breed-for-purpose" market to deliver a portfolio of tastier, non-GMO soy with a...

APHIS Provides Update on Detection of Genetically Engineered Wheat

On June 7, 2019, USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced that it was investigating a detection of genetically engineered (GE) wheat in an unplanted...

UC Davis Releases 5 New Strawberry Varieties

The Public Strawberry Breeding Program at the University of California, Davis, has released five new varieties that will help farmers manage diseases, control costs and produce plenty...
CSTA

First AAS Winners for 2020 Announced

All-America Selections, North America’s oldest and most well-known non-profit plant trialing organization just announced five new winners, all of which are wonderful new edible varieties.

University of Minnesota Releases ‘MN-Washburn’ Wheat Variety

The University of Minnesota (UMN) has released a new hard red spring wheat variety called "MN-Washburn." MN-Washburn features excellent straw strength and good overall disease resistance. In...

Novel Watermelon Rootstock Knocks Out Disease and Pests

A new watermelon line, developed by USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and Clemson University scientists, gets to the root of the problem of a major disease and...

Four New Rutgers Sweet Basil Varieties Are Available to Home Gardeners

Four new sweet basil varieties resistant to downy mildew disease – which destroys leaves and has been the bane of basil growers for a decade – are now...

Intrexon Announces Advances in Non-Browning GreenVenus Romaine Lettuce

Intrexon announced it is advancing GreenVenus Romaine lettuce to commercial trials. Initial data under commercial indoor production conditions indicate that GreenVenus has improved shelf-life up to 2...

Bayer and AlphaBio Control Sign Distribution Agreement for Biological Pest Control Product

The choice of pest control products with different modes of action allows farmers worldwide to apply effective resistance management strategies. Bayer and AlphaBio Control have signed a...

University of Minnesota Releases New Oat Variety MN-Pearl

The University of Minnesota (UMN), in collaboration with the University of Saskatchewan, has released a new white hull oat variety called ‘MN-Pearl.’ MN-Pearl is a high-yielding variety...

Syngenta Announces Global Introduction of Novel Seed Treatment Fungicide VAYANTIS

Syngenta has announced today the global introduction of VAYANTIS, a new fungicide seed treatment mode of action to address grower needs in corn, soybeans, canola, oilseed rape...

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...
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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...