New Technology for Protein Complex Discovery Holds Promise for Biotechnology and Crop Improvement

Living cells survive and adapt by forming stable protein complexes that allow them to modulate protein activity, do mechanical work and convert signals into predictable responses, but...

Blake Curtis and John Duesing Receive ASTA Lifetime Honorary Member Award

The American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) recognized Blake Curtis of Curtis & Curtis Inc. and John Duesing of Corteva Agriscience with its Lifetime Honorary Member Award during the Policy...

Study Debunks Wheat Myths

New research published in Nature Plants debunks the myth that modern wheat varieties more heavily rely on pesticides and fertilizers. Lead author on the...

Plant Breeders and Geneticists Seeding Solutions. How Did Dan Barber Get It So Wrong?

By: Wayne Gale, incoming chair of the American Seed Trade Association and Stokes Seeds president and CEO By now, I’m sure most of...

Who is the Farmer of 2040?

One research firm set out to better understand the psychology of the farmers who are most likely to lead the industry in 2040 and the implications...

Seed World Names Emily Combs Ziemke 2019 Future Giant

Poised to make a significant contribution to the science and business of seeds, Emily Combs Ziemke of Corteva Agriscience was recognized by Seed World as the 2019...

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One Leader’s Strategy for Successful Employee Engagement and Retention. Does your company struggle with employee engagement? If so, you’re not alone. Only 13%...

Powder Pigments – A Solution to Your Seed Coloration

Clariant’s Agrocer® brand delivers powder pigments to the seed treatment industry to provide customers, of all scale, seed colorant solutions. Rising...

Moving From “Doing” to “Leading”

Seed World chatted with three individuals who shared their insights on the different roles played in employee development and the struggles of both finding and building...

Would you Eat Genetically Modified Food if you Understood the Science Behind It?

Jonathon McPhetres, a newly minted PhD in psychology from the University of Rochester, admits he's "personally amazed" what we can do with genes, specifically genetically modified food...

2019 Planting Season: A Seed Company Survival Guide: May We Never See Another...

There are countless articles each day about how farmers and commercial crops are being impacted by this delayed planting season.  Much of this conversation has focused on acreage...

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...

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.

Purdue Researchers Discover New Transportation Route for Plant Volatile Compounds

Flowers use volatile compounds called terpenes to communicate with and protect themselves from the outside world. The aromas produced welcome pollinators while warding off pests and disease.

Study Reports Breakthrough to Measure Plant Improvements to Help Farmers Boost Production

An international team is using advanced tools to develop crops that give farmers more options for sustainably producing more food on less land. To do this, thousands...

RRXtend Spray App Delivers More Options in 2019

Vital information at the touch of button — that’s what the RRXtend Spray App offers to farmers and applicators and, in 2019, this tool will have newly expanded features.

Benson Hill and RAPiD Genomics to Collaborate on Crop Improvement

Benson Hill Biosystems has entered into a partnership with RAPiD Genomics, a provider of genotyping and data analysis solutions for applications in the agriculture, forestry and livestock...

Yield10 Bioscience Signs Exclusive License with University of Missouri for Technology to Boost Oil...

Yield10 Bioscience announced that it has signed an exclusive worldwide license from the University of Missouri (MU) for a novel, advanced technology to boost oil content in...

Checks and Balances: Ensuring a Safe Food Supply For All!

Many of us are relieved now that the 2019 tax filing season is over, but tax season doesn’t end for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The IRS...

Noble Research Institute Promotes Young to Professor

Noble Research Institute researcher Carolyn Young was recently promoted to professor. Young has served as principal investigator in the Noble Research Institute Mycology Laboratory...