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.
BASF SE historically has boasted one of the widest portfolios in the chemicals industry, including products as dissimilar as cassette tapes and ulcer treatment. But it took a not-so-gentle nudge from the $160 billion wave of consolidation sweeping the agrochemical industry for the company to finally embrace seeds. Read moreRead More »
This past February, in the height of its summer, Cape Town, South Africa, almost ran out of water. Drastic measures were taken when each family in the city of 3.8 million were allotted only 50 liters to use each day — about 12 gallons. Read moreRead More »