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Sam Brooke named as new BSPB Chief Executive

The British Society of Plant Breeders (BSPB) has appointed Sam Brooke as chief executive, with effect from 1 July this year. A skilled sales and...

International Seed Federation to Host Virtual Congress

Just as farmers must continue to plant seed and steward the land, the companies and organizations behind that quality seed must continue to operate...

ISF is Working Behind the Scenes

Even with the effects of COVID-19, ISF’s committees are working hard to continue their work to maintain ISF’s ultimate goal: a world where the...

Taking Business to Africa? Here’s How to Prepare

If there’s one thing you hear when searching through international news in the seed industry, it’s that Africa could be a potential goldmine for...

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...

Policy Responses to COVID-19 in the Seed Sector

The COVID-19 pandemic and the restrictions put in place by governments to protect their people have the potential to restrict the production, certification and...

Blockchain for Biodiversity: The Benefits for the Environment and for Farmers

This article provides a summary of my talk at the 2019 EuroSeeds Annual Congress, titled “Diversifying Directions of Knowledge and Value Flows: A Blockchain...

Cora Heacox Joins Germains Seed Technology’s Commercial Team

Germains Seed Technology is pleased to announce the addition of Cora Heacox to the role of Sr Sales Coordinator for the North America Horticulture Commercial Team. Her...

Increasing Trust: How Blockchain Contributes to an Efficient and Better Food Ecosystem

The outbreak of food-borne diseases, false labelling, and food fraud issues are just some of the various problems that the agriculture industry is facing...

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...