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Latest COVID-19 Impact on Agriculture Study Shows Farmers’ Resiliency in Adapting to Challenges

Findings from Kynetec’s recent COVID-19 impact on Agriculture survey highlighted that farmers have once again demonstrated their ability to adapt to new conditions and challenges...

SAA: Adjusting to a New Normal

Diego Risso of the Seed Association of the Americas spoke with European Seed's sister publication Seed World about members’ experiences during COVID-19. During this unprecedented time...

World Cotton Demand Plummets Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

The rapid spread of COVID-19 has severely impacted the global cotton supply chain. An unexpected reduction in cotton mill use data is observed across...

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...

Plant Viruses May Provide Pipeline for Increased Vaccine Production

Plant viruses can be just as devastating for agricultural crops and the security of food supply as some of the world's most notorious viruses,...

COVID-19 Vaccine Development Using New, Fast-Growing Tobacco Plant Technology

British American Tobacco (BAT) has joined the race in developing a potential vaccine for COVID-19 using a new, fast-growing tobacco plant technology. BAT’s biotech subsidiary...

Euroseeds Statement on COVID-19 and the EU’s Farm to Fork and Biodiversity Strategies

On 22 April, the EU is the largest importer and exporter of agri-food products in the world. This success is based on the strong...

Asia-Pacific Seed Trade Reeling From COVID-19 Lockdown

Severe restrictions on the movements of people and goods imposed in recent weeks are having widespread negative effects on the seed industry in the...

CIOPORA Launches COVID-19 Crisis Resource Center for Green Businesses

Responding to the deepening COVID-19 crisis in the green sector, CIOPORA has launched an open-access Crisis Resource Center for horticultural businesses. Aimed at assisting...

Wintersteiger Develops Drying Locker For COVID-19 Protective Masks

Extraordinary times require extraordinary solutions. In order to support emergency services and medical personnel during the COVID-19 pandemic, Wintersteiger has developed a new drying...