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Dutch-Based Bejo Acquires South African Distributor Nuvance

Bejo and Zaad Holdings announced Bejo’s acquisition of Nuvance as of July 1, 2020. Until June 30, Nuvance was a subsidiary of Klein Karoo Seed...

Computomics Moves to New Location

As of 1 July 2020, Computomics moved to their new location in Tübingen. This newly-constructed office building called “Western Point” is built on a former...

SHAKE Climate Change Fund Announces Its First Investments

The £3.5m SHAKE Climate Change Programme has announced its first three ventures to invest in. Energy from manure, tools for smarter pest management and a...

PepsiCo and Corteva Agriscience Announce the Sequencing of the Full Oat Genome

PepsiCo and Corteva Agriscience are announcing the first-ever sequencing of the full oat genome for use in open-source applications. This work was completed in just four months thanks to a...

Dr. Bart Fraaije Joins NIAB

Dr Bart Fraaije has been appointed by NIAB to lead its research programme on disease control. He will be expanding NIAB’s research on new crop...

High Grade Hemp Seed Announces International Distribution in Europe

High Grade Hemp Seed is answering the demand for best-in-class hemp cultivars in Europe with a powerful new distribution partnership, making High Grade’s entire...

Bayer Announces Agreements to Resolve Major Legacy Monsanto Litigation

Bayer announced a series of agreements that will substantially resolve major outstanding Monsanto litigation, including U.S. Roundup product liability litigation, dicamba drift litigation and...

UK Environment Secretary Proposes Use of Gene Editing to Decrease Farmers’ Reliance on Pesticides

The UK Secretary of State for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs, George Eustice, declared a possible solution to decrease use of pesticides and improve...

COVID-19: Resilience of Seed Sectors in Africa and Asia at stake

Wageningen University & Research launches an important synthesis on effects of the COVID-19 crisis on the seed sector in four countries this week, informing...

Bayer to Provide Crop Relief to Two Million Smallholder Farmers Impacted by COVID-19

To assist smallholder farmers in Asia, Africa and Latin America who are facing additional challenges resulting from COVID-19, Bayer, as part of its societal...