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Seed association summit to focus on leadership

The American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) Leadership Summit is scheduled for June 15 - 19 in Nashville, Tennessee. The Summit is an annual event that is designed to provide a “crucial opportunity for mid- to... more »

Customers focus of Enza Zaden departments reorganization

In a change that reflects global seed breeder Enza Zaden’s awareness of accelerated change in the seed industry, the company has integrated two of its departments. During the past three years, Enza Zaden integrated departments... more »

Syngenta Vegetable Seeds, Emerald Seed partner

Syngenta Vegetable Seeds and Emerald Seed Co. have an agreement that will provide Syngenta exclusive access to Emerald Seed’s high-quality genetics. Specifically, the partnership will allow Syngenta to continue investing in advancing onion seed germplasm... more »

New sweet corn varieties hold flavor, fight pests

Sweet corn growers are seeing improvements in many areas, including sugars, flavor holding, ear placement, stalk height and strength, shelf life and improved picking windows. Seed catalogs typically feature dozens of sweet corn varieties, often... more »

Stokes Seeds adds Midwest territory manager

Stokes Seeds has hired Hannah Wildman as territory manager for Ohio, Illinois, Indiana and Missouri. Wildman will be responsible for seed and service to producers in the region, providing commercial vegetable seed recommendations and collaborating... more »

Stokes Seeds adds new Midwest manager

Stokes Seeds has hired Hannah Wildman as Territory Manager for Ohio, Illinois, Indiana and Missouri. In the role, Wildman will be responsible for seed and service to producers in the region, providing commercial vegetable seed... more »

Organic hybrid Sweet Garleek named a best invention of 2023

A year after organic seed developer Row 7 Seed Company began selling its innovative products through Whole Foods, the company is expanding its presence there, with plans to add more items in 2024. Row 7’s... more »

Broccoli, pepper earn All-American Selection status

North America’s most well-known and respected non-profit plant trialing organization, All-America Selections (AAS), has three new vegetable winners that will be available for 2024. All AAS Winners are trialed throughout North America by professional, independent,... more »

Enza Zaden fortifies Central American presence

Enza Zaden has conducted business since 2011 in Central America as an export region managed by Enza Zaden Export B.V. in the Netherlands and supported by a dedicated regional sales team. This approach has fostered... more »

Participate in VGN’s Seed Showcase

Seed companies have an opportunity to participate in Vegetable Growers News’ annual Seed Variety Showcase. This is a free service that allows growers to see the up-and-coming new varieties before making decisions on what to... more »

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