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July 14, 2020

Campbell Soup Company celebrates a sustainability milestone on 70,000 acres of wheat

Could gene editing hold the key to food safety?

Tiny weed-killing robots could make pesticides obsolete (Impact Lab)

Scientists highlight improved green chemistries for weed management - The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) says that U.S. EPA's Reduced Risk Pesticide Program has led to more than three dozen reduced-risk herbicide registrations

AIPH, CIOPORA and Union Fleurs Call for reason and fairness regarding payments of royalties in 2020

Canada - Cancellation of the 2020 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

USA - Food companies step up funding for organic farming research - Clif Bar, King Arthur Flour, Organic Valley, and others are providing university endowments to counter a system stacked in favor of conventional agriculture (Civil Eats)

USA - Leadership transition announced for National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Crop disease pandemic coming ‘sooner rather than later’ (SciDev.Net)

DLF Pickseed offers forage options following winter wheat

Kelly Iverson joins National Seed Health System Team as Program Coordinator

FMC Corporation announces the election of John Davidson to the Board of Directors

Cibus appoints Rosa Cheuk Kim as Vice President, Legal - Cheuk Kim to continue overseeing legal activities as Cibus expands IP portfolio

Iowa State University joins International Agricultural Production Systems sIMulator (APSIM) Initiative

Ascribe Bioscience recieves $750,000.00 SBIR Phase II award from the National Science Foundation

July 13, 2020

Syngenta Flowers expands digital experience at Cultivate'20 Virtual

Climate-change research provides tools for farmers - Most California crops will be endangered to some degree by rising temperatures and variable weather patterns, researchers say (The Western Farm Press)

UPL North America announces key leadership changes - Craig Brekkas named Head of North America, Trent McCrea becomes Head of Canada.

Rob-See-Co launches Innotech brand Enlist E3 soybeans

Louisiana State Seed Testing Laboratory offers hemp seed purity, germination and viability testing

Saskatchewan seed grower Joe Rennick takes over as president of the Canadian Seed Growers' Association

Texas A&M AgriLife offers online workshop on “Artificial Intelligence Applications to Agriculture”

July 10, 2020

Canada - The Prairie Pest Monitoring Network (PPMN) : Insect pest information, when and where you need it

Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) and Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) award Montana State University grant to enhance soil health and improve the economics of organic operations by incorporating lentils into organic cropping systems

Industrial hemp tolerance to soil-applied herbicides

DLF Pickseed promotes Sean Chaney to Vice President of the Pro Turf Division and Michael Billman to Export Director

Expanding and Improving Genesys, the online portal for information on genebank samples

Farmers' climate change conundrum: Low yields or revenue instability

Dairyland Seed's The Leader, summer 2020

Gene discovery brings fusarium head blight resistance to cereals (The Western Producer)





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