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BASF Venture Capital and Amathaon Capital Acquire Minority Stake in Bioinformatics Company Computomics

BASF Venture Capital GmbH, the corporate venture company of BASF Group, and Amathaon Capital, a venture capital company specializing in AgTech, are investing in...

Green Deal Probably Leads to Lower Agricultural Yields

By 2030, the European Commission wants to halve the use of pesticides in agriculture. The use of fertilizer should be reduced according to Europe’s...

Farm to Fork — It is time to Listen to What the Data Says

Food chain actors all agree with the main principles set out in the Farm to Fork strategy and are fully aware that constant and...

Potential Crop Yields can be Dozens of Percentage Points Higher or Lower Than Estimated

Food security policies implemented by governments, businesses and organisations such as the UN rely partly on global models that assess current and potential crop...

Thinking About Going Bulk? Start Here

USC developed and perfected the bulk site process. The streamlined approach provides experience and equipment from start to finish. A growing seed treating operation is...

Ensuring Continuous Breeding And Innovation in South Africa – A 5-Year Review

With an increase in disease pressure and climate change around the globe its important to ensure farmers have access to the most appropriate varieties...

Feedback Request on EU Policy Roadmap: “Legislation for Plants Produced by Certain New Genomic Techniques”

The European Commission is currently consulting stakeholders on its inception impact assessment and policy roadmap for a future legislation for plants produced by certain...

How to Promote Agrobiodiversity and Sustainable Agroecosystems

By Magdalena Prieler and François Meienberg In recent years, many position papers, strategies and guidelines have been adopted at global, regional and national levels, all...

PUM and Rijk Zwaan Committed to Transitioning International Food Chains

Volunteer organisation PUM Netherlands senior experts and vegetable breeding company Rijk Zwaan are cooperating to support agricultural small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in developing...

More Support Needed for Pollination Services in Agriculture

The global decline of pollinators threatens the reproductive success of 90 per cent of all wild plants globally and the yield of 85 per...