The battle for the human capital. When asked, CEOs reveal that human capital remains their top challenge, but they rank human resources as only the eighth or ninth most important function in their companies, according to a recent Harvard Business Rev… Read More

In my village, and the surrounding area, every day I see more prime agricultural land being gobbled up for housing, apartments and industry complexes. I’m wondering if this loss of agricultural soil will be sustainable in the long run, or will we r… Read More

Protecting investment in innovation is critical to the future success of the seed industry It is already one year ago since the first launch of the magazine at the European Seed Association Annual Meeting in Lisbon. As the saying goes: ‘Time flies … Read More

Faced with many challenges, the seed industry continues to find solutions. First the seed, now food and feed. I am referring of course to the absurd ‘renationalisation’ proposals concocted by the EU Commission in recent times. In December 2014, a… Read More

Several recent developments are reshaping the seed industry landscape. Welcome back after a long and — for some — a very cold winter. Spring is around the corner and farmers, growers and plant breeders have started to prepare their land and plots… Read More