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Status Australia: QUT Develops Pro-Vitamin A Banana

Researchers at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) have developed a banana rich in pro-vitamin A, part of a humanitarian project backed by nearly $10 million from the Bill...
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Status Egypt: Academy of Scientific Research and Technology Hosts Biosafety Workshop

A one-day workshop on biosafety was held at the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT) under the leadership of professor Abdel Monem ElBanna, the Minister of Agriculture and...
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Alicia Lopez (Bayer AG) Connecting with Customers, Importance of SAA, Regional Challenges

Alicia Lopez, Global Key Account Management, from Bayer AG talks with Shawn Brook at the SAA & ACOSEMILLAS 6th Seed Congress of the Americas from September 5-7, 2017 in...
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Status Thailand: East-West Seed Encourages Increasing Seed Sector Ranking

At a high-level dialogue with government officials including Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak, Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives General Chatchai Sarikulya and other key...
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Diego Risso (SAA) Upward Trajectory of SAA Congress, Creating A Unified Voice

Diego Risso, Executive Director, from SAA talks with Shawn Brook at the SAA & ACOSEMILLAS 6th Seed Congress of the Americas from September 5-7, 2017 in Cartagena de Indias,...
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Status Uganda: Elioda Tumwesgye Confirms Support of Biosafety Bill

Elioda Tumwesgye, Ugandan Minister for Science, Technology and Innovation, has reaffirmed government support toward the passage of a Biosafety Bill under parliamentary debate. The Minister spoke as he officially...

Mexico Remains Positive About NAFTA Talks

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has benefited both U.S. and Mexican agriculture, and Mexico is optimistic about the prospects of modernizing the trade agreement, according to Mexican...
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Leontino Rezede Taveira (UPOV) Farmers Benefit from Variety Protection, Facilitating Breeders

Leontino Rezede Taveira, Technical Officer, from UPOV talks with Shawn Brook at the SAA & ACOSEMILLAS 6th Seed Congress of the Americas from September 5-7, 2017 in Cartagena de...

Rep. Newhouse Works to Improve Ag Labor Crisis

Dan Newhouse (R-Wash.) led the effort in the appropriations process to address agriculture’s labor crisis. Newhouse made two amendments in House Appropriations Committee markups of fiscal year 2018 government...
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Carlos Azambuja (GENIA) Naturation Sequencing Technology for Seed Analysis

Carlos Azambuja, Director, from GENIA talks with Shawn Brook at the SAA & ACOSEMILLAS 6th Seed Congress of the Americas from September 5-7, 2017 in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia.
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Ioana Tudor (Syngenta) SAA Partnership, Resistance Management Traits, Seedcare Institutes Worldwide

Ioana Tudor, Global Head of Seedcare, from Syngenta talks with Shawn Brook at the SAA & ACOSEMILLAS 6th Seed Congress of the Americas from September 5-7, 2017 in Cartagena...

Chinese Delegation Signs Sorghum Letters of Intent

At an event hosted by the U.S. Soybean Export Council in Des Moines, Iowa, a Chinese delegation signed a letter of intent to continue purchasing U.S. sorghum. David Fremark,...
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Seed Loading: More than Meets the Eye – A Seed World Strategy Webinar &...

Today’s seed treatments aren’t just a matter of mixing multiple ingredients together and applying it to the seed. It’s a science, and one that’s gotten even more complicated as...
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Sarah Potts (Dow AgroSciences) Staying Focused, Persistence, Network & Work on Soft Skills

Sarah Potts, Corn Breeder (Dow AgroSciences) talks with Shawn Brook at the 2017 NAPB Annual Conference from August 7-10, 2017 at the University of California, Davis.
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Meet Michael Kantar, University of Hawaii Plant Breeder and Assistant Professor

This plant breeder first got his start in high school while working in a maize genetics lab at the University of Minnesota. "You can't let short-term setbacks stop you,"...
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Meet Claire Luby of Open Source Seeds

A recent graduate at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Claire Luby’s research focused on carrot genetic diversity and intellectual property, or IP. She continues to pursue this research at...

Seed Loading: A Delicate Business

Explore the science and innovations behind what’s applied to the seed and how it all comes together. In the past decade, a great deal has changed when it comes to...

Speed, Challenges and Seed

With a love for racing, Rob Thurston was required to quickly learn the ins and outs of the seed industry. Now as president of Thurston, Inc., he leads the...

Meet Sierra Hartney

The 2017 Future Giant of the industry award recipient says her ultimate career goal is very straightforward — to do plant pathology for as long as possible. While the first words...

Outside the Lab

As genetics program director, Emily Flynn of the Indiana Crop Improvement Association spotlights how consumers impact what she does in the lab. Seed World: What are you reading? Emily Flynn: Anything...