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Network With Us Aug. 17-21

Shawn Brook, President of Seed World Group, discusses their new networking event from Aug. 17-21 Networking: a long-time tradition among in-person conferences. It can be...

132 Research Institutes and Associations Urge the EU to Reconsider Stance on Genome Editing

The European Sustainable Agriculture through Genome Editing (EU-SAGE) network and its members from 132 European research institutes and associations urge the European Council, European...

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...

Intellectual Property: The European Commission Would Like To Hear Your Views

The European Commission invites the public and all interested stakeholders to voice their opinions on its roadmap aimed at upgrading the Intellectual Property protection system...

ISF Reports on Current Outbreaks of COVID-19 and the International Movement of Seeds

On Monday, July 6th, Michael Keller, Secretary General of the International Seed Federation (ISF), released a letter about the current updates on the international...

Improved Heat-Resistant Wheat Varieties Are Identified

Wheat, in its own right, is one of the most important foods in the world. It is a staple food for more than 2.5...

CIOPORA Elects President and New Board in its First Electronic Elections

In the association’s first electronic elections, CIOPORA members confirm Steven Hutton, Ball FloraPlant/Star Roses & Plants (USA), as CIOPORA President, elect CIOPORA Board 2020...

Global Food Production to be Transformed Using New Technology

The world’s growing population and increasing human welfare will necessitate a 30-70% increase in food production over the next three decades. At the same...

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...

World Trade May Profoundly Change; Companies Should Think Ahead

In the last couple of weeks all attention, understandably, has been focused on combating the COVID-19 pandemic. But in the EU, other policies are...