According to research consultancy HFFA Research, the European Commission decision of 2013 to largely restrict the use of neonicotinoids resulted in severe economic losses for the European oilseed sectorand also had clear negative environmental impact.
ESA European Seed Association (www.euroseeds.eu) is recruiting a Technical Manager Variety Registration and Seed Marketing to work full time at the ESA General Secretariat’s office in Brussels, Belgium
Today the European Parliament approved in second reading the new regulation on protective measures against pests of plants. The Council vote took place in July, and Member States expressed their support for the agreement reached with the other Institutions in December 2015.
On the 7th of October the Chamber of Deputies of the Italian Parliament will celebrate the International Year of Pulses with a meeting, organised in collaboration with Italian research institutions, entitled "The Inter
A new Sugar Beet R&D research centre, the 'SESVanderHave Innovation Centre (SVIC)', was inaugurated in the presence of 250 customers and leading scientists from around the world last week in Tienen, Belgium.
Press Release: A new version of GlobalGAP, the world's leading farm assurance program, entered into force on July 1st with two new crop-based control points that ensure produce traceability and compliance with Intellectual Property (IP) laws.
ESA European Seed Association (www.euroseeds.eu ) is recruiting a Technical Manager “Plant Breeding and Variety Registration” to work full time at the ESA General Secretariat’s office in Brussels, Belgium
Press Release - Brussels, 8 June 2016: The European Parliament’s vote of 7.6.2016 on an initiative put forward by its Committee for Agriculture and drafted by MEP Anthea McIntyre (ECR, UK) disappoints the European plant breeding sector.
On June 2nd, the European Technology Platform ‘Plants for the Future’ (Plant ETP), in collaboration with MEP Jasenko Selimović, organised the workshop “Food and Nutritional Security” at the European Parliament.
Brussels, 15 March 2016 - A newly published study on the socio-economic value of plant breeding in Europe demonstrates strong positive impact on growth and employment, as well as environmental protection and biodiversity preservation.
ESA held its 2015 Annual Meeting in Vienna, Austria, from 10 to 13 October, again bringing together more than 900 seed sector representatives from around the globe, with a growing participation from countries outside of the European Union.
At the Annual Meeting 2015 in Vienna, the European Seed Association handed over a voluntary financial contribution of 300.000 EUR to the FAO Interna-tional Treaty for Plant Genetic Resources in Food in Agriculture (FAO IT).
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On the occasion of the celebration of the "Fascination of Plants Day", the Italian Seed Association - Assosementi - and the Department of Agricultural Sciences of the University of Bologna have organized on 22 May a conference on the theme: "The plant research for innovation in agriculture."
EU Food and feed chain partners rejected this Wednesday, 22 April, the European Commissions’ latest proposal which attempts to renationalize EU market authorisations of genetically modified crops for feed and food use.
ESA and the rest of the members of the Agri-Food Chain Roundtable closely monitor the evolution of the European policy and legislation on plant protection products (PPP) and the related implications along the agri-food chain.