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Here’s What the Indian Stimulus Means For The Industry

Shivendra Bajaj is the Executive Director of Federation of Seed Industry of India. During the COVID-19 crisis, the Indian government created a stimulus program that will invest millions of dollars into a new infrastructure and logistics projects. Bajaj expects that this stimulus will have major implications for the India’s agriculture and...

Discover How IP Can Add Value to Your Company

Q&A with: Kofi Agblor, Strategic Advisor SWP: Tell us a little about yourself and your early experiences with agriculture? Kofi: I was born and educated in Ghana, have an honors B.Sc. degree in agriculture, majoring in crop science (protection) option.  My...

The Key To Cross-Functional Team Alignment During A Crisis

By: Vincent Veneziale, Seed Division Lead at Primetics: A Cultura Company During the coronavirus crisis, many companies are being forced to rapidly adopt new working practices and processes to keep their businesses going. This is certainly true for the essential seed industry where it...

When Steepening The Curve is Beneficial

Dr. Molly Cadle-Davidson, Chief Science Officer at Advanced Biological Marketing explains how the Covid-19 pandemic has introduced many new words and phrases, thoughts, and behaviors to the general public. This virus has spread the world over in a very short timeframe, displaying...

Things You Need To Know Before Hiring a Consultant

Introduction Mr. Beda Angehrn is the owner of Unisem a Mexican corn breeding company. Mr. Angehrn was looking for advice on optimizing his breeding program and reached out to Dr. Rale Gjuric of Haplotech for help. This infographic walks through the anatomy of a...

The One Thing You Need To Try To Maximize Yields

Vince Wertman, Director of Technical Services at Advanced Biological Management, talks with Seed World PRO podcast host, Michelle Klieger about improving legume yields with inoculant applications. They discuss challenging 2019 growing season and what is on the horizon in 2020. Finally,...

What Brexit Means for Plant Breeders Rights

By Graham Spencer, Director, Plants for Europe Limited The United Kingdom left the European Union on January 31, 2020 and is in a transitionary period until December 31, 2020. Brexit will have consequences for holders of EU Plant Variety Rights and applicants for...

How To Halt Online Fraud Against Your Trademarks

7 Takeaways to Ensure a Successful Trademark Download Intellectual Property - Self AssessmentDownload J.J. Saul is an intellectual property expert with Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP. He's a regular contributor to Seed World...

Great Opportunities Indian Ag is Capitalizing On (and You Should Too)

By Michelle Klieger Mr. Shivendra Bajaj is the Executive Director of Federation of Seed Industry of India. On February 19, 2020, Mr. Bajaj posted an article on LinkedIn titled, “Career choices in Agriculture”. Seed World PRO followed up with Mr Bajaj to dive...

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center

For much of the world, the novel coronavirus-19 is here. Whenever possible, companies have switched to working from home, cities are on lockdown, and social distancing is the word du jour. The world has not experienced a pandemic since 1918 and we are all fumbling through...

PRO Resources to Increase Seed Sales In 2020

As spring approaches all agricultural eyes are on the planting season. Seed companies are busy selling seed to their customers. Farmers and growers are looking at commodity markets and trying to figure out what they want to grow. Then they will purchase the seeds they need.

Complete Hemp Primer: From Seed Biology to Synthetic Cannabinoids Production

The 2018 Farm Bill changed the law allowing U.S. farmers to cultivate hemp. Since then hemp has been a major topic of conversation across U.S. agriculture and more specifically within the seed industry. Seed World PRO worked with two leading experts to bring you a comprehensive view...

Environment. Water Quality. Soil Health. Sustainability.

Sorghum’s journey and what others can learn. Digging deeper into sustainability, John Duff of the National Sorghum Producers shares how California’s carbon market shaped their sustainability efforts and the numbers needed for the carbon intensity models. Pressured by water...

Consumer Conversations and How the Brain Works

Just as you seek out answers to complex problems, Kevin Folta set out to understand how the brain impacts trust and what that means for our conversations around food, agriculture and the science behind it. Note: this is a followup to last week's article "5 Tips to Talk About Science...

5 Tips to Talk about Science and What You Do

Consumers love technology, so much so that they're projected to spend $1.69 trillion in 2019. To say they get excited about it is an understatement ... that is until it comes to food and agriculture. “Back in 2000, when I was living in Wisconsin was this place called Willy Street Co-op,...

3 Primary Drivers For The Biologicals Boom In Seed Treatments

Biologicals as a whole are set for a major surge when it comes to global agriculture, as demand swells for naturally-extracted, productivity-enhancing products. Some estimates project that biologicals in the seed treatment sector could reach a value of $7 billion by 2030, depending on the industry’s ability to...

5 Startups to Watch

With the advances in science and technology, startups are stealing headlines and changing the status quo of industry processes and procedures that are nearly engraved in company SOPs. With a direct tie to the seed industry, either from a competitive standpoint or from the ability to contribute,...

Reducing Global Hunger

Utopia or Reality? Marcel Bruins takes a deep dive on the issue of hunger around the globe, spotlighting the role of plant breeding, policy and regulatory frameworks. With more than 60 slides, he's giving you the talking points and tools to help you speak confidently and intelligently...

Introduction to Plant Breeding

Have you been asked to talk about what you do? About plant breeding? About the role of the seed industry? It can be a daunting task and one that makes many cringe and walk away. Don't walk away! We've got just what you need to be able...

Seed Industry Innovation Is Growing a Prosperous Economy

Did you know that the entire agricultural value chain hinges on the innovations driven by the U.S. seed industry of which makes up a fraction (.03% to be precise) of the economy? Discover how we break it down with this infographic. Download: Labor...

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Don’t Get Caught on the Wrong Side of EU Privacy Requirements

Jodi Daniels is Founder and CEO of Red Clover Advisors, a privacy consultancy, helping companies create privacy programs, build customer trust and...

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