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February 11, 2016

Heliospectra Hires Leading Industry Executive to Lead North American Sales

New disease - Taproot decline on soybean in Mid-South USA

Genetically modified rice could withstand the ravages of climate change (Newsweek)

Bay State Milling Company enters seed development business

Oregon lawmakers consider permitting local seed, crop regulations (The Register -Guard)

India - Minister of State for Agriculture takes on multinational seed companies over Bt cotton crop loss (The Hindu)

France - Syngenta garantit la levée sur ses variétés de betteraves et les Maribo : satisfait ou remboursé (Terre-net)

Syngenta esquive un procès pour épandage de semences déclassées (Bilan)

Q+A: Ignore preconceptions, stake claim on science, CIMMYT’s Natalia Palacios tells women, girls

Q+A: How women and girls can succeed in science, according to CIMMYT’s Sarah Hearne

Prof Melanie Welham appointed BBSRC Chief Executive

Impacts from European Bioinformatics Institute highlighted in independent evaluation report

Glyphosate-resistant waterhemp in Illinois

India - Consortium of public institutes to focus on non-GM biotechnology research (The Hindu)

High soybean yields depend on variety, date (Illinois Farmer Today)

Canadian federal government and canola growers invest in research “In Pursuit of 52 by 2025”

Yield performance of PPST 250 plus DuPont Lumivia insecticide seed treatment in corn

Wieder erfolgreiche Sortenzulassungsverhandlungen für Agromais – Drei Neuzulassungen 2016

Scientists at the John Innes Centre have discovered a new target in plants for the development of new herbicides for use by farmers and gardeners

The Philippines - Heirloom and stress-tolerant rice varieties presented at International Fund for the Agricultural Development review 

And the winners of the Fruit Logistica Innovation Awards are…..

Kenya approves Bt maize for limited field release

Upcoming International Seed Testing Association (ISTA) SHC workshop: Molecular Methods in Seed Health Testing

China can cooperate with Azerbaijan in cotton breeding (AzerNews)

New Zealand - Champions of the Forage Value Index

The Philippines -  Department of Agriculture warns of corn, soybean shortages if Supreme Court does not lift ban on GM crops (Inquirer)

University of Wisconsin-Madison introduces first organic agricultural researcher - New professorship was created through private sector endowment (Wisconsin Public Radio)

UW–Madison engineers create custom tuning knobs to turn off any gene 

Western Australia - Wheat variety drought tolerance duty to assist growers

GRDC progresses northern research needs 








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