Congress ratifies plant genetic resources treaty

First signed by President George W. Bush, and pending for nearly 15 years, U.S. Congress has now ratified the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture. According to the American Seed Trade Association... more »

Sakata contributes to UC Davis biotechnology center

Sakata Seed America announced a contribution to the Seed Biotechnology Center (SBC) at the University of California Davis’ (UC Davis) Kent J. Bradford Endowment initiative. The goal of the campaign is to raise $2.5 million in... more »

Seed breeding, crop development are pushing ahead

  Funding, innovation and the subsequent education necessary to spread knowledge about emerging technologies are coming together as key elements in the long-range future of vegetable plant development and breeding. The future is being driven... more »

Alliance seeks to protect seed industry innovation

A new program has been established by the seed industry to promote the importance of innovation. Members of the American seed industry have formed the Seed Innovation and Protection Alliance (SIPA), a program incorporated by the... more »

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