European Seed Sector Launches Roadmap for a European Protein Plan

Plants sourced protein is an indispensable component of animal nutrition and plays an ever-increasing role in human nutrition due to changing dietary habits more focused on plant-based diets. The total amount needed – primarily for animal feed but with growing importance also for human consumption – sums up to 84 million tons of crude protein....

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ISF President Aims to Bridge the Communication Divide

Halfway through his term as International Seed Federation president, Coles reflects on how we have everything to celebrate and nothing to apologize for. A native...

Decoding Crop Genetics with Artificial Intelligence

We live in a time when it’s never been easier or less expensive to sequence a plant’s complete genome. But knowing all a plant’s...

Seed is the Cornerstone of Food Security

Surrounded by darkness, each seed reaches for the light as roots anchor it deep into the ground. As the seedling emerges, with it bursts...

Seed Speaks Episode 7 Returning to the Office

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k92tqZXpUOE Marc Zienkiewicz interviews three guests about managing employees and their return to the office! Featured on the panel are: Craig Reed, chief procurement officer...

Learn from the Past and Prepare for a Strategic Tomorrow

As the International Seed Federation begins to implement their new, five-year goals, Michael Keller and Donald Coles look to a better and brighter future. “To...

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Decoding Crop Genetics with Artificial Intelligence

We live in a time when it’s never been easier or less expensive to sequence a plant’s complete genome. But knowing all a plant’s...

Farm Robots Are The Future; Let’s Start Preparing Now, Researcher Argues

No longer science fiction, farm robots are already here--and they have created two possible extremes for the future of agriculture and its impacts on...

Remote Control for Plants

Plant researchers have a potent new tool at disposal: In the journal Science Advances, a research team from Würzburg shows how to close the...

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EU Council Must Support Immediate Policy Action on NGTs

24 agri-food value chain partners ask the Ministers of the AgriFish Council to support immediate policy action based on the Commission study on NGTs. The...

Green Deal Could Open the Door for New Genomic Techniques

New Genomic Technique Legislation Changes Needed to Achieve Goals in Green Deal New genomic techniques (NGT) could be the key to helping European farmers and...

The Need to Migrate: Sustainable Agriculture in the EU – Part 2

Almost 50% of the EU territory is covered by farmland (both arable land and permanent grassland) leaving a key role for agriculture to play...

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Why it’s an Exciting Time to Work in Wheat Development

Tatiana Henry has never seen as many people in the Denver airport as she did recently when she was finally able to travel. Thanks to...

Seed Quality, IP Protection and Innovation Challenge the Asian Pacific Seed Sector

By Sonja Begemann and Marcel Bruins The seed industry is no stranger to challenges – pandemic or not. The Asian Pacific Seed Association (APSA) is...

ISF President Aims to Bridge the Communication Divide

Halfway through his term as International Seed Federation president, Coles reflects on how we have everything to celebrate and nothing to apologize for. A native...

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