Seeds (Planting)

Data and Analysis

In May 2021, President Muhammadu Buhari signed into law the Plant Variety Protection Act 2021 to create a functioning regime protecting plant varieties in Nigeria.
On May 19, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency launched a consultation on the Seeds Regulations and the environmental release of seeds.
China’s seed industry has improved over the last ten years, but this year gained attention at the highest levels, including as a top priority for President Xi.

News and Features

Minnesota soybean farmers recently gathered at a local seed house to witness final preparations for a shipment of U.S. soybean seeds about to make a 7,000-mile journey to Afghanistan. The shipment is part of the Foreign Agricultural Service’s (FAS)...
September 5, 2012
Feature

People's Garden Bears Fruit in Paris

by Janet Nuzum, FAS Associate Adminisstrator After a morning visit to the White House Kitchen garden, twenty-seven students from Ecole Du Breuil, the leading school of Horticulture and Landscaping Techniques of the City of Paris, France, spent the...

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