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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...

Tropic Biosciences Partners with BASF to Develop Innovative Traits for Growers

Tropic Biosciences announced their research agreement with BASF to utilize Tropic’s ground-breaking GEiGS™ (Gene Editing induced Gene Silencing) technology to develop traits to address...

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...

Examine Narratives to End Policy Deadlock, Boost Agricultural Development in Africa, Economists Say

The COVID-19 pandemic presents an opportunity to transform food systems and achieve sustainable development. But the lively policy debate on which policy approach will...

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...

S&W Seed Company and Ag Alumni Seed Announce Sorghum Solution

S&W Seed Company and The Agricultural Alumni Seed Improvement Association, Inc. (Ag Alumni Seed) announced the execution of an exclusive agreement to collaborate on joint...

Dominique Amilien Appointed CEO of Vilmorin-Mikado

After serving as deputy CEO of Vilmorin-Mikado for almost two years, Dominique Amilien succeeds Rodolphe Millet and takes over as CEO of the France-Japanese...

CABI Appoints New Chief Executive Officer

CABI announced that Dr Daniel Elger has been appointed as the next Chief Executive Officer of CAB International (‘CABI’) in succession to Dr Trevor...

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...