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June 8 Kicks Off ISF’s Virtual Congress

On Monday, June 8, the International Seed Federation will open the doors to its first-ever virtual congress, bringing some of agriculture’s and the seed...

Who is the Farmer of 2040?

One research firm set out to better understand the psychology of the farmers who are most likely to lead the industry in 2040 and...

2020: International Year of Plant Health

In December during the 73rdsession, the United Nations General Assembly named 2020 the International Year of Plant Health. Plants are under constant attack from invasive...

Lessons in Leadership

Taking on more responsibility and moving into a management role can bring new challenges. Our sister publication Seed World asked three national leaders in the...

Going to Great Lengths to Preserve Genetic Diversity

After the seventh session of the Governing Body of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture, there’s still no path...

ISF Priorities: Digging into Plant Breeding Innovation, Seed Trade and Seed Choice

ISF lays the ground work for national seed associations to engage with their governments and other organizations to help facilitate discussions around plant breeding...

ISF Focuses on Strategic Engagement

From the World Bank to the Gates Foundation and from the International Plant Protection Convention to national plant protection organizations, the International Seed Federation...

As Trump Vows to Stand Up for IP Protection, a “Trade War” Ensues

Guilty: One count of conspiracy to steal trade secrets, one count of conspiracy to commit interstate transportation of stolen property and one count of...

Are Seed Testing Methods Keeping Up with the Times?

When it comes to seed quality, customers want to know exactly what they are buying and what they can expect. High quality seed is determined...

Are Seed Testing Methods Keeping Up with the Times?

When it comes to seed quality, customers want to know exactly what they are buying and what they can expect. High quality seed is determined...