European Cooperative Programme for Plant Genetic Resources on a Successful Path

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

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Improve Seed Quality With Colour Sorting

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.

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Discussing Low Acrylamide Wheat

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

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KeyGene: Connecting Experts and Driving Innovation

Marcel Bruins, the editorial director for European Seed, sat down with Harrold Van Den Burg, vice president of Innovation for Crops at KeyGene, at the Euroseeds 2022 Congress to talk about his new position.“It’s really about trying to connect research in crops that our state shareholders are interes

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Diving Deeper Into GeneBEcon

Marcel Bruins, the editorial director for European Seed, sat down with Petra Jorasch, manager plant breeding innovation advocacy at Euroseeds, at the Euroseeds 2022 Congress to talk about gene editing.“Gene weakness is important because of the new genomic techniques (NGT) discussion. New genomic tec

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Corteva: Bringing Solutions to Customers

Marcel Bruins, the Editorial Director for European Seed, sat down with Jean-Philippe Riffat, EMEA marketing leader at Corteva Agriscience at the Euroseeds 2022 Congress to talk about the last few years of change at Corteva.“We are very young company — we feel like the start-up in spirit, but built o

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Lidea: Innovation, Fresh Ideas and More

Marcel Bruins, the editorial director for European Seed, sat down with Olivier Paul, CEO of Lidea, at the Euroseeds 2022 Congress to talk about the formation of Lidea, what their customers — the farmers — are facing in their daily challenges, and the safety of their employees working in Ukraine.When

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Data and AI Solutions for Breeders

Marcel Bruins, the editorial director for European Seed, sat down with Erez Atzmon, vice president business development at Phenome Networks, at the Euroseeds 2022 Congress to talk about data and the company he works for.“We’re a software solution company specifically for the breeders and variety tes

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Euroseeds Involved in Multiple EU Research Projects

Marcel Bruins, the Editorial Director for European Seed, sat down with Nick Vangheluwe, Manager Research Policy and Project Coordination at Euroseeds, at the Euroseeds 2022 Congress to talk about the benefits of Euroseeds participating in the various EU projects.“We are involved in quite a number of

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NBTs and EDVs with Dr. Edgar Krieger

Marcel Bruins, the editorial director for European Seed, sat down with Dr. Edgar Krieger, secretary general of CIOPORA, at the UPOV 2022 meetings in October to talk about the important documents being presented, specifically, the explanatory note on essentially derived varieties (EDVs).“What is at s

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DLF’s Strong Growth Propelling Company Forward

Marcel Bruins, the Editorial Director for European Seed, sat down with Adger Banken, vice president wholesale and procurement GEU at DLF at the Euroseeds 2022 Congress to talk about the strong growth at DLF.And what is their secret to strong growth?“I would say it is a combination; it’s acquisition

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How the CPVO is Contributing to the EU

Marcel Bruins, the Editorial Director for European Seed, sat down with Francesco Mattina, the new Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO) president, at the Euroseeds 2022 Congress to talk about what the CPVO is contributing to EU society and EU agriculture.“The CPVO is an agency of the European Union,

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Research Projects – Concrete Tasks Ahead for Euroseeds

Marcel Bruins, the Editorial Director for European Seed, sat down with Amelie Detterbeck (technical expert BRESOV at Euroseeds) at the Euroseeds 2022 Congress to talk about the top tasks ahead for Euroseeds on the BRESOV project in the future.Euroseeds is currently primarily focused on three tasks c

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A Deeper Look at the BRESOV Project

Marcel Bruins, the editorial director for European Seed, sat down with Amelie Detterbeck (technical expert BRESOV at Euroseeds) & Teodoro Cardi (senior researcher at the Italian National Research Council) at the Euroseeds 2022 Congress to discuss the ins and outs of the BRESOV project.“The BRESOV pr

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.“

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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

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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

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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

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