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Agricultural Entrepreneurs Poised For Investment Boost

A shortlist of five new companies was announced this week for investment by the SHAKE Climate Change programme, which supports entrepreneurs developing new agricultural...

Limagrain Senior Researcher Receives Prestigious Scientific Laureate

Pascual Perez, Co-Head of Traits and Technologies at Limagrain Field Seeds has been awarded a prestigious Laureate by the French Academy of Sciences. He has...

crop.zone Gmbh and MASCOR Institute Aachen Announce Strategic Alliance

The ground-breaking project called SEWIA (selective electrochemical weeding in agriculture) will develop new tools, enabling farmers to use modern methods for selective weeding in vegetable...

Allergenicity Assessment of GM Plants: Stakeholders to Support Working Group

EFSA is setting up a stakeholder consultative group to support its upcoming work on the allergenicity assessment of genetically modified (GM) plants. The group...

Boost for Smart Green Farming Innovation

A smart agriculture innovation developed by a John Innes Centre researcher has received recognition in a prestigious competition. Dr Pawel Mikulski, a postdoctoral researcher at...

Second Birthday of the ECJ ruling – Two Years of “Rest In Peace” For Plant Breeding Innovation

On 25 July 2018, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) published its ruling on mutagenesis breeding including targeted genome editing techniques. This ruling put...

New BSPB Chief Executive Urges Peers to Back Precision Breeding Amendment in Agriculture Bill

The British Society of Plant Breeders (BSPB) is urging members of the House of Lords to support an amendment to the Agriculture Bill which...

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...

Celebrating 25 Years of CPVO: President Martin Ekvad Looks Back and Ahead

The Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO) is an agency of the European Union, located in Angers, France. Its task is to administer the EU...

Crops Sown in a Uniform Spatial Pattern Produce Higher Yields and Reduce Environmental Impact

One of the greatest challenges facing humanity is how to grow more food while reducing the negative impacts of agriculture upon the environment. Our...