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ISF Priorities: Digging into Plant Breeding Innovation, Seed Trade and Seed Choice

ISF lays the ground work for national seed associations to engage with their governments and other organizations to help facilitate discussions around plant breeding...

Wendy Jahn Feels her Biggest Challenge is Yet to Come

Germination presents a series of stories on the 20 most influential people in the seed sector in 2018. Want to nominate someone for 2019?...

Might a National Oilseeds Council Still be in the Cards?

Richardson International pulled its financial support from the Canola Council of Canada, the Flax Council of Canada and Soy Canada earlier this year. Oilseed...

Alberta Wheat Commission says Wheat Class Changes Hurt Farmers, Value Chain

The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) is expressing disappointment with the Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) for their decision to move five wheat varieties out of...

As Trump Vows to Stand Up for IP Protection, a “Trade War” Ensues

Guilty: One count of conspiracy to steal trade secrets, one count of conspiracy to commit interstate transportation of stolen property and one count of...

USDA won’t Regulate CRISPR

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued a statement providing clarification on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) oversight of plants produced through innovative...

ISF Priorities: Digging into Plant Breeding Innovation, Seed Trade and Seed Choice

ISF lays the ground work for national seed associations to engage with their governments and other organizations to help facilitate discussions around plant breeding...

Wendy Jahn Feels her Biggest Challenge is Yet to Come

Germination presents a series of stories on the 20 most influential people in the seed sector in 2018. Want to nominate someone for 2019?...

Might a National Oilseeds Council Still be in the Cards?

Richardson International pulled its financial support from the Canola Council of Canada, the Flax Council of Canada and Soy Canada earlier this year. Oilseed...

Alberta Wheat Commission says Wheat Class Changes Hurt Farmers, Value Chain

The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) is expressing disappointment with the Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) for their decision to move five wheat varieties out of...

As Trump Vows to Stand Up for IP Protection, a “Trade War” Ensues

Guilty: One count of conspiracy to steal trade secrets, one count of conspiracy to commit interstate transportation of stolen property and one count of...

USDA won’t Regulate CRISPR

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued a statement providing clarification on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) oversight of plants produced through innovative...
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