Bred Strong

From their beginnings S&W Seed has been focused on breeding alfalfa to thrive in tough conditions. The “root” of S&W Seeds lies in non-dormant alfalfa breeding that started in the...

Delivering the Best in Alfalfa

Farmer founded, S&W Seeds is driving innovation in alfalfa to meet the needs of today’s growers. The 20th century saw unprecedented changes in the paradigm of agriculture. Not only did...

Sights on Sorghum

Leading the charge in forage and specialty crop proprietary seed development and distribution, Sacramento, Cali., headquartered, S&W Seed Company recently set its sights on grain and forage sorghum and...

Accelerating Innovation

New developments in seed-applied technologies are fostering sustainability while helping more farmers achieve agricultural success. The recent consolidation in the global seed industry has...

Testing, Training Drive Integrated Seed Science Center

It’s been two short years since the doors officially opened at DuPont’s Integrated Seed Science Center in Johnston, Iowa, but the impact of work being done at this 20,000...

Focused on Growers and Innovative Solutions

BASF credits the people, both its employees and farm customers for its success. Seed World sat down with Rick Van Genderen, who serves as the Global...

Customer Relations – A Critical Element To Business Success

Customer service is more than just answering questions and troubleshooting; it is about a relationship built on trust and respect. At Total Seed Production, we are proud that our...

Innovating for a Better World

Through an open innovation model, Corteva Agriscience begins life as a standalone company by helping to create healthy food and a healthy planet.

New Collaborations Enhance Dupont’s Seed Applied Technology Platform

It was a busy, productive year for DuPont’s Seed Applied Technology platform and 2018 looks to be just as exciting, thanks to newly announced partnerships. Mick Messman, global director for...

DuPont Sets New Standards with Seed Treatment Technologies

After combines roll through fields this fall, farmers will pencil out their inputs and consider how things like seed treatments benefited their crops’ 2017 output. Alex Cochran, Director of Research...

Using Color to Your Advantage

Clariant’s Agrocer® is helping seed companies find the value of branding their seed products with specific color, making their seeds recognizable and, more importantly, distinguishable in a highly competitive...

Adding Value to Seed

Selling seed today is no longer just about the genetics in the bag. Yes, that’s a large piece of what growers are buying, but the total package can now...

Blocking the Spread of Bacterial Fruit Blotch

For more than 20 years, CSP labs has been providing the fruit and vegetable industry fast and efficient testing of bacterial fruit blotch (BFB) of watermelon, providing added reassurance...
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DuPont’s Lumisena™ Seed Treatment Delivers Season-Long Benefits

Every growing season features a range of harsh conditions. During those months between planting and harvest, soybeans see extreme temperatures, varying moisture levels and fluctuating pest pressure. As a...

Scout Now, Save Later

A solid management plan for corn rootworm this summer can help growers plan for 2019 product selection. The corn rootworm has earned the nickname the “billion-dollar bug.” It’s been estimated...

New Assets, New People. Same Service, Same Dedication.

Alyson Emanuel talks through BASF’s recent acquisition of seed treatment assets and what it means for seed companies, as well as growers. As both a gardener and the vice...

The Business of Color

Bringing over 150 years of colorant formulation expertise to the U.S. agriculture industry, Clariant’s Agrocer™ is positioned to deliver color to the seed industry. When color-giant Sandoz formed Clariant and...

Unlocking the Cannabis Genome

NRGene plans to improve cannabis science faster by helping create new strains that deliver specific beneficial compounds—for medicinal, therapeutic and psychoactive benefits—while being more adaptive to industrial agricultural production. With...
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Gearing Up for Spring with Seed Treatment Application Tips

As growers perform final tune ups on their planting equipment, seed sales professionals are making their own preparations for the 2018 growing season. Their objective is to deliver high...

Producing to Plan

Collaboration, innovation and high process standards are helping S&W Seed deliver new alfalfa genetics to the industry. Capturing the gamut of production, S&W is one of only three companies producing...