The Agri-Food Chain Coalition (AFCC) appointed Roxane Feller, Secretary General of IFAH-Europe (International Federation of Animal Health-Europe) as its new Chair today.

52 countries worldwide celebrated this year’s Fascination of Plants Day on 18 May.

Today May 22 is the International Day for Biological Diversity 2017. Proclaimed by the United Nations, this day aims to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues.

Brussels, 29 June 2017 - European Seed Association welcomes restriction as bringing legal certainty and supporting breeders access to genetic diversity

Fresh focus needed on sustainable food, jobs, growth, and innovation


Last week, UC Davis European Plant Breeding Academy (PBA) graduated the fourth class with a session in Davis, California.  Over last two years, during the six sessions held in Enkhuizen, The Netherlands;  Angers, France;  Gatersleben, Germany;  Gent, Belgium;  Almeria, Sp

ESTA factsheet preview

ESA has just published a new set of factsheets to explain the importance of ESTA, the quality scheme to ensure the safe treatment of seed against pest and diseases.

Plant breeding innovation is essential for sustainable agriculture. It is a natural step to help us ensure food quality, reduce crop loss and food waste, and address tomorrow’s agri-food challenges.