Seed Research in Canada
12/05/2022

Funding is critical in every sector. For the seed industry, changes in both the amount of government funding into crop genetics and specific areas of funding focus can have many industry impacts.Canada’s funding landscapeAt the federal level, the Canadian government invests in seed/crop genetics res

Seed Research in the United States
12/05/2022

A close look at the funding landscape, past, present and future in North America.Funding is critical in every sector. For the seed industry, changes in both the amount of government funding into crop genetics and specific areas of funding focus can have many industry impacts.In the U.S., most crop g

How Gene Editing Myths Impact Regulations and Future Technology
12/02/2022

There are a lot of questions and misunderstandings that surround gene editing, especially as the world still works to understand the technology. While gene editing and gene modification oftentimes are used interchangeably, it is imperative to understand that the two technologies are not the same.Gen

Corteva Makes Its Second Biologicals Acquisition of the Year
12/02/2022

Corteva announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Stoller Group, Inc., one of the largest independent biologicals businesses in the industry. Houston-based Stoller boasts a forecasted revenue for 2022 of $400 million with operations and sales in over 60 countries. Corteva believes t

Breeding Plants for Tomorrow’s World
12/02/2022

How to Facilitate Research Uptake by the Private Seed and Plant Breeding Sector.Plant breeding has a long history of R&IBetter, high-quality plant varieties are the starting point of all food production, but also the starting point for non-food renewable raw materials and energy. They play a pivotal

Video

European Cooperative Programme for Plant Genetic Resources on a Successful Path
11/24/2022

Marcel Bruins, the editorial director for European Seed, sat down with Sandra Goritschnig, scientific officer at the European Cooperative Programme for Plant Genetic Resources (ECPGR) at the Euroseeds 2022 Congress to talk about the ECPGR and some of their successes.“The ECPGR is a collaborative pro

Improve Seed Quality With Colour Sorting
11/23/2022

Marcel Bruins, Editorial Director of European Seed speaks with Alex Ambrogi, Export Manager of 3U Vision and Luca Silecchia, Area Manager to discuss the creation of 3U Vision and its advanced vision systems.

Discussing Low Acrylamide Wheat
11/21/2022

Marcel Bruins, the editorial director for European Seed, sat down with Nigel Halford, professor at Rothamsted Research, at the Euroseeds 2022 Congress to talk about low acrylamide wheat.“Acrylamide is a processing contaminant only discovered in 2002,” explained Halford. “And it is quite a big issue

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