Ruth Mayes Walks Through the Ins and Outs of Machine Learning

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

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Innovation and Solutions Start With Seed

Derek Bartlem, EVP and CSO at DLF, sat down with European Seed Editorial Director Marcel Bruins, to talk about innovations and what is coming up in the DLF pipeline.

  European Seed Videos

3 Ways to Boost Productivity: Communicate, Prepare and Establish Trust

Seed production and agriculture at large is an industry that relies on timing. The crop must be planted by a certain time, sprayed before pests overtake fields, harvested before stalks and shanks weaken – all of these time constraints put immense pressure on people in the industry.When those busy se

  Sonja Begemann

Syngenta Moves Forward with Seed Applied Technology

Will Holmes, Head of Sales and Marketing for Syngenta UK, spoke with Marcel Bruins about the launch of their new seed applied technology at the International Seed Federation’s World Seed Congress May 16-18.

  Marcel Bruins

Soren Halbye Discusses Commodity Concerns in the Seed Industry

If there’s one thing that concerns the whole industry — global or not — it’s the commodity market. And unfortunately, it’s something that’s changing constantly. Energy prices are high, fertilizer prices are high, and with all of the global events constantly fluctuating, everything is up in the air.“

  Marcel Bruins

Klaus Nielsen Says Sustainability is Top-of-Mind for DLF

When it comes to sustainability, it’s flying to the top of priority charts across the globe in policy and business. It’s no surprise that it’s no different for DLF as well.“Most seed companies have a strong focus on sustainability in what they do today,” Klaus Nielsen, director of corporate external

  Marcel Bruins

Jette Juel Halberg Says DLF is Essential to the Global Community

When it comes down to it: what makes your company important?It’s a question that causes most people to pause, but Jette Juel Halberg knew the answer immediately.“We are doing something that’s essential to the world’s communities,” Halberg, the senior vice president and head of Human Resources at DLF

  Marcel Bruins

Why the Industry’s Future is in the Cloud

With more data than ever being generated by companies in the agtech space, those same businesses need a way to make use of that data and capitalize on it. Enter Amazon Web Services.When you hear the word Amazon, you probably think about online shopping. You might not necessarily think about the tran

  Marc Zienkiewicz

Carbon Markets: From Far-Fetched, to Reality

With more farmers expressing interest in carbon markets, and lofty sustainability goals from many governments, it’s time to examine what’s going on with carbon capture. From how it works, what questions farmers have and how understanding carbon capture can help set breeding priorities, there’s much

  Sonja Begemann

Seed Speaks: Innovations in Seed Treatments

Seed World Group is taking a closer look at individuals and companies tackling agriculture’s biggest challenges in this season of Seed Speaks.Up first is three of Seed World’s 10 Most Innovative Products including: Kannar Earth Science, KAN-7 Seed Treatment; Heliae Agriculture, PhycoTerra ST; and FB

  Sonja Begemann

Focus on Your Messaging to Ace Ag Social Media

In order to share stories on social media you must focus on what the message is.Over the last decade social media has become part of our daily lives, both personal to professional. In agriculture farmers and companies have used social media to tell their stories and show what the industry is all abo

  Ashley Robinson

Interview with Dorothee André, EU Commission

European Seed Editorial Director Marcel Bruins sits down with EU Commission member Dorothee André. They discussed the COVID crisis, changes in EU seed regulations and the key features of change.

  Marcel Bruins

Interview with Kader Fatmi, Business Development Manager at Eurofins

European Seed Editorial Director Marcel Bruins sat down with Kader Fatmi, Business Development Manager at Eurofins at the Euroseeds 2021 Congress in Prague, Czechia. They spoke about any positives to come out of the COVID crisis and what opportunities arose during the pandemic. They also spoke about

  Marcel Bruins

Interview with Birger Eriksen, Managing Director of Sejet Plant Breeding

European Seed Editorial Director Marcel Bruins sat down with Birger Eriksen, Managing Director of Sejet Plant Breeding at the Euroseeds 2021 Congress in Prague, Czechia. They discussed any positives to come out of the COVID crisis, his role as the new chair of the Euroseeds Cereals and Pulses Group,

  Marcel Bruins

Seed Speaks: LIVE at ASTA on Precision Breeding

This week’s episode of Seed Speaks, a weekly video series by Seed World Group, will be live at the American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) CSS and Seed Expo in Chicago. The live taping will be at 7:15 a.m. Thursday in the Tech Village at the Hyatt Regency West Tower.Host and Editorial Director Sonja

  Sonja Begemann

Interview with Shelagh Kell, Farmers Pride Project Manager

European Seed Editorial Director Marcel Bruins sat down with Shelagh Kell, the Project Manager of the EU funded project Farmers Pride and the chair of the Eucarpia Genetic Resources Section – University of Birmingham, at the Euroseeds 2021 Congress in Prague, Czechia. The EU project Farmers Pride, f

  Marcel Bruins

Rising to the Challenge of Climate Change

New seed technology and collaboration is helping to keep crops growing as temperatures heat up.In recent years, extreme weather events seem to have become more common as evident with climate change making headlines. As temperatures rise or fall and droughts or deluges become more common, the seed in

  Ashley Robinson