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Where on the Web

Online resources for the seed industry Hear from some of the bright lights in the seed industry. New Giant Views of the Industry video clips on topics...
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September 2011 Issue

September Issue How We Can Feed the WorldAdoption and proper use of new technologies and production methods will be critical in helping to feed...
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CSS and Seed expo special

CSS 2011 & Seed Expo brings corn, sorghum and soybean experts together The American Seed Trade Association’s CSS 2011 & Seed Expo, being held December 6-9 in Chicago, Ill.,...

Giant Views

Lobbying for a Better Farm Bill Farm bills come and farm bills go, but over the past nine years the agricultural lobby has generally done better rather than worse...

Industry News – September 2011

People News  Limagrain Cereal Seeds has hired Hayley Butler and Zach Gaines as research associates assigned to Limagrain’s North American headquarters in Fort Collins, Col. Don Obert has been...

Regulatory Roundup

National USDA Amends Federal Seed ActThe United States Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service has amended the Federal Seed Act regulations. Amendments to the FSA regulations include: an update to...
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World Status

  StatusISF The International Seed Federation wrapped up its annual World Seed Congress at the start of June. This year’s congress took place in Belfast, Ireland, in which...

Strategy

Stacking the Odds for Success In the past decade, multi-stacked hybrids have come into the marketplace and these stacks are expected to grow even larger in the coming years....
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Cross Pollination

Exploring ideas and views on all aspects of the seed industry. Keep the Technology Stream Flowing“The industry needs to continue driving technology and increasing productivity, while reaching out and...
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Plant Breeders Unite

Plant Breeders across North America are poised to offer exciting solutions to major challenges including climate change and food security. Seth Murray, a corn breeder at Texas A&M, and...
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Other People’s Innovations

A look at seed intellectual property around the world. Looking into plant intellectual property law around the world lands the spectator in the middle of the culture wars of...
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Sharing Genetics Across the Globe

The availability of a broad base of genetic resources across numerous crops around the world is critical—what more needs to be done to ensure access? In June 2004,...
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How we can feed the world

Much has been said in agricultural and policy circles about the need to feed the world. In fact, the real opportunity we have in the seed industry is to...