Corteva introduces non-neonic seed treatment

Corteva Agriscience has recently launched a new seed treatment for use on cereals, peas, and lentils that targets wireworm larvae, cutworm larvae, pea leaf weevil, and armyworm. Lumivia CPL is a non-neonicotinoid-based product that uses a new mode of action to control pests. “It is a mode of action that wor...Read more

Corteva Agriscience launches new ‘Brevant’ brand rice seed in India

Global agriculture company, Corteva Agriscience has expanded its Brevant seed range to offer rice farmers in India better access to the company’s trusted hybrid seed portfolio. As per the report, the rice farmers in Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Orissa, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and Chattisgarh will have access to t...Read more

Solvent Extractors’ Association starts ‘Mustard Mission’ to boost Rapeseed production

 The Solvent Extractors’ Association, also known as SEA has started a Mustard Mission together with the Solidaridad with the aim to boost India’s rapeseed production to 200 lakh tons by the year 2025.  Chairman, SEA Oilseed Development Council, Haresh Vyas said that this can be achieved by i...Read more

Bioceres Crop Solutions raises $42.5 Mn to accelerate the launch of HB4 technology  

     Bioceres Crop Solutions Corp. ("Bioceres" or the "Company") (NYSE American: BIOX), a fully integrated provider of crop productivity solutions designed to enable the transition of agriculture towards carbon neutrality, recently announced the closing of $42.5 million secured convertible promiss...Read more

Wyffels Hybrids releases 12 Corn Hybrids for 2021 planting season  

  Wyffels Hybrids has recently announced the release of 12 new hybrids to corn growers in the Central Corn Belt for the 2021 planting season. These hybrids, which have been rigorously tested and vetted by the company’s team of corn breeders, include eight new base genetics from 95 to 115 RM.  &ld...Read more

Graines Voltz to acquire HILD Samen business from BASF

Graines Voltz, a leading French floral and vegetable seeds distributor has signed a pact with BASF to buy its HILD Samen business in Marbach, Germany. Presently, it is part of the vegetable seeds business of BASF’s Agricultural Solutions division. The HILD portfolio divestiture includes its seeds business an...Read more

Syngenta releases 11 new NK Corn hybrids & 21 new Soybean varieties for 2021

Backed by the extensive research and development capabilities of Syngenta, NK breeders tapped into data, analytics and agronomic expertise to bring these products to market. “Because of the ongoing challenges faced by farmers, it’s necessary that we constantly look ahead for ways to accommodate their ...Read more

Arctic ‘doomsday vault’ set to receive 60,000 seeds samples  

    The seeds are to be deposited in the vault inside a mountain near Longyearbyen on Spitsbergen Island in Norway’s Svalbard archipelago, about 1,000 km (600 miles) from the North Pole. Extinction risk “As the pace of climate change and biodiversity loss increases, there is new urgency s...Read more

ISTA to organize workshop on “Seed Moisture Testing” in Europe  

     International Seed Testing Association (ISTA), an independent organization in seed testing, invites farmers across the world to attend a workshop on seed moisture testing. The participants will be able to test seed samples for moisture content with the ISTA's special method.  The worksh...Read more

Appiphany Technologies Holdings ties up with LLC & KVG for Hemp seed & Genetics  

  Appiphany Technologies Holdings Corp., a company focused on the emerging and dynamic Hemp industry, announced that it has signed a joint venture agreement with Tsilaan, LLC and Kola Venture Group, LLC (KVG), providing for the formation of a new company which will cultivate and distribute throughout Nor...Read more

Syngenta  to showcase sustainable vegetable seeds portfolio in Fruit Logistica 2020

The Syngenta Vegetable Seeds team will welcome customers and stakeholders to their stand at Fruit Logistica 2020 in Berlin, which will be held from 5th-7th February 2020. The company will showcase a new complete portfolio of varieties, with the goal of delivering reliable and sustainable solutions to the whole val...Read more

Protein Industries Canada invests more than $27 mn in Canola breeding project

Protein Industries Canada, along with industry partners, announced an investment of more than $27 million into a canola breeding project focused on making canola hybrids that produce high protein meal for downstream use. Higher protein canola meal will result in new, diversified, higher value markets for canola me...Read more