A Generation Turnover is Happening — Are You Investing in Your Young Leaders?
07/01/2022

We all know that a generational shift is coming. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, by 2030, all baby boomers will be age 65 or older — which accounts for 73 million people in the U.S. That means, in less than eight years, a new generation will be stepping up to the plate to fill the gap left by r

America’s IP Framework is Squeezing Out Independent Seed Companies, IPSA Says
06/30/2022

In a letter to Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack, the U.S.-based Independent Professional Seed Association calls the country’s current business environment a threat to American competitiveness.The U.S.-based Independent Professional Seed Association (IPSA) is calling for an overhaul of the country’s intellec

Heads of OECD and FAO Emphasize the Importance of Peace and Transforming Agrifood Systems
06/30/2022

The Agricultural Outlook 2022-31 underscores the crucial role of investments in technology, infrastructure and human capital to raise agricultural productivity.The global agrifood sector faces fundamental challenges over the coming decade, particularly the need to feed an ever-increasing population

Biotalys and Novozymes Enter into Partnership to Expand Opportunities for Evoca
06/29/2022

Biotalys, an Agricultural Technology (AgTech) company protecting crops and food with protein-based biocontrol solutions, and Novozymes, a world leader in biotech solutions, announced that the companies have entered into a partnership to expand opportunities for Evoca™*, Biotalys’ first proprietary b

Can South America Become an Ag Powerhouse for the World?
06/29/2022

It’s possible, but stakeholders say doing so will require placing the common good above individual interests.The world faces an unprecedented challenge, which is to make available 60% more food in the coming years to feed almost 10 billion people. South America stands poised to help do that but doin

Video

Christian Wulff Talks New Opportunities with Haldrup
06/22/2022

Christian Wulff, Vice-President of Haldrup USA Corp., sat down with Seed World Editor Alex Martin to discuss specialized equipment to use in your seed operation and why it is so important.

Ruth Mayes Walks Through the Ins and Outs of Machine Learning
06/22/2022

How much do you know about machine learning and how it can be applied to plant breeding? It’s a complicated subject, but Computomics, a bioninformatics data analysis company for plant breeding based in Germany, sat down at the International Seed Federation’s World Seed Congress to help us unders

Solynta and Incotec Announce Partnership to Optimize Performance of Hybrid True Potato Seeds
06/22/2022

European Seed Editorial Director Marcel Bruins sits down with Erik Jan Bartels, Managing Director of Incotec, and Hein Kruyt, CEO of SolyntaHybrid potato innovator Solynta and seed enhancement company Incotec announced at the International Seed Federation (ISF) congress today they have entered in a

Podcasts

Plants are talking. To grow food sustainably, let’s listen in. – A European Seed Innovation Webinar
03/26/2021

Plants use fast electrical signals to control development and defence. Learn how these signals can be decoded using machine learning and used to breed and grow better plantsDuring this session you’ll learn:About sophisticated information networks that plants using to sense and react to their environ

Sustainable Intensification: The Holy Grail
11/25/2020

In our new video, Marcel Bruins sits down to talk with David Zaruk, professor at Odisee University College in Brussels, Consultant on Risk Perception Management and blogging under the name The Risk Monger. Zaruk shares his ideas on the sustainable intensification approach, what element is often miss

Fake News, Misinformation and Disinformation in Agriculture
11/25/2020

In our new video, Marcel Bruins sits down to talk with Professor Joe Schwarcz, Director of the McGill Office for Science and Society in Montreal,Canada. Schwarcz shares his ideas on fake news, misinformation and disinformation, what are some of the most repeated pieces of misinformation in agricultu

A Generation Turnover is Happening — Are You Investing in Your Young Leaders?
07/01/2022

We all know that a generational shift is coming. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, by 2030, all baby boomers will be age 65 or older — which accounts for 73 million people in the U.S. That means, in less than eight years, a new generation will be stepping up to the plate to fill the gap left by r

America’s IP Framework is Squeezing Out Independent Seed Companies, IPSA Says
06/30/2022

In a letter to Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack, the U.S.-based Independent Professional Seed Association calls the country’s current business environment a threat to American competitiveness.The U.S.-based Independent Professional Seed Association (IPSA) is calling for an overhaul of the country’s intellec

Heads of OECD and FAO Emphasize the Importance of Peace and Transforming Agrifood Systems
06/30/2022

The Agricultural Outlook 2022-31 underscores the crucial role of investments in technology, infrastructure and human capital to raise agricultural productivity.The global agrifood sector faces fundamental challenges over the coming decade, particularly the need to feed an ever-increasing population