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The Read on Seed: What’s Next for Suppliers After Mega-Mergers?

Regarding the state of the seed business, the only sure bet heading into the new year revolves around mystery. “At the risk of sounding cliché, the story of the seed industry entering 2019 remains one of change and uncertainty,” Quinn Showalter, Head of NK Seed Sales with Syngenta, says.

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Former “Billion Dollar Bug” is Mounting a Come Back

One billion dollars. Prior to Bt technologies farmers lost $1 billion annually to corn rootworm—in the form of chemical costs or actual yield loss. With resistance to traits that once killed the pest on the rise, it might just nibble its way back to a billion-dollar price tag.   Read more

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