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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...

Euralis Semences and Caussade Semences Group Sign Merger Agreement

The shareholders of EURALIS Semences and CAUSSADE SEMENCES Group signed the merger agreement between the two companies on 19 June. This project, which began in...

Tunisia’s Unique Farming Systems Win Recognition as Part of the Global Agricultural Heritage

Tunisia's traditional Ramli agricultural systems in the lagoons of Ghar El Melh and its hanging gardens from Djebba El Olia, have been recognized as Globally...