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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 »

Stokes Seeds hires three U.S. territory managers

Stokes Seeds, Holland, Michigan, has added three U.S. territory managers to its staff. Each territory manager is responsible for seed and service to growers in their region, providing commercial vegetable seed recommendations and collaborating with... 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 »

Sakata Seed of Mexico reaches 30th anniversary

Sakata Seed of Mexico recently celebrated its 30th anniversary. The company began in August 1993 in Celaya, in the state of Guanajuato, with three employees. There are now more than 100 employees, including workers from... more »

Crookham onion variety fares well in challenging northwest season

An onion variety from the Crookham Co. performed well in this year’s challenging Pacific Northwest growing season.   In this Crookham Co. test plot in Idaho, the stand is near perfect... more »

Crookham plans Onion Reveal 2023

The Crookham Co. is scheduling an event to highlight its onion varieties. Onion Reveal 2023 is planned for Aug. 29. The event, in Wilder, Idaho, is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Crookham breeder... more »

Stokes Seeds and Planttape partner on seeds, transplanting system

A seed company and a provider of an automated transplanting system are joining forces to better serve their grower customers. Stokes Seeds has entered into a partnership with PlantTape to become the recommended seed supplier... more »

Syngenta Vegetable Seeds acquires Brazilian seed company

Syngenta Vegetable Seeds has completed the acquisition of Feltrin Sementes, a leading Brazilian vegetable seed company serving smallholder growers and home gardeners in more than 40 countries. With the growing global vegetable seeds market, the... more »

Enza Zaden celebrates breeding success stories

Since 1938, Enza Zaden has been expanding the reach of its seed breeding to include countries all over the world. Eighty-five years later, the company employs more than 2,000 people, and reinvests 30% of sales... more »

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