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NEWS RELEASE – Bailey Seed to Acquire Oregon Seed Services Inc.

NEWS RELEASE SALEM, OREGON, December 17, 2014 Bailey Seed to Acquire Oregon Seed Services Inc. Bailey Seed, Inc. of Salem Oregon announces the acquisition of Oregon Services Inc. of Harrisburg Oregon. Oregon Seed Services Inc. is a closely held Oregon Corporation that has been an active wholesale marketer of grass seed produced in Oregon since […]

ASTA Unveils New Research

By Julie Deering  Today, the American Seed Trade Association unveiled the results of a new survey that focused on consumer perception around seed and seed improvement. “The agriculture industry recognizes the significance of seed innovations and that many things which improve the quality of our lives can be traced back to the seed,” said Andy […]

Who’s at the Table?

Seed World takes a rare look into boardrooms and senior management to examine the role women play and the skill sets they bring to the table. There’s a global shift happening in the business world and the seed industry is no exception. The number of women in senior management roles is increasing and research shows […]

Experience key to Vista Seed Partners

Owners of Vista Seed Partners, a new grass seed company in Shedd, from left are Marissa McDowell, Christi McDowell and Madi Mack. (David Patton/Democrat-Herald) Mom, daughters say the time was right to jump into business SHEDD — Christie McDowell and her daughters did a little “soul searching” before they decided that the opportunity was right […]

Pennington Seed Becomes the Official Lawn Care Company of The New York Yankees

The iconic team will utilize the portfolio of Pennington grass seed products to maintain the field at Yankee Stadium starting in the 2014 season. MADISON, Ga., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — To mark the beginning of the 2014 baseball season and to kickoff the spring growing season, Pennington Seed, Inc., today announced it has finalized an […]

OSU Department of Crop and Soil Science gets new leader

By MITCH LIES Jay Noller, shown outside the Oregon State University Crop Science Building, has been selected as the new head of university’s Department of Crop and Soil Science. Noller has been with the department since 2000 and has served as an associate head of the department since 2008. Jay Noller has been chosen to lead […]

Oregon shines in national Census of Agriculture

By Tracy Loew, Statesman Journal Hood River leads the nation in pear production. Clackamas County harvests the most Christmas trees in the country. And Umatilla County grows the most green peas nationwide. In fact, Oregon counties show up 113 times in theCensus of Agriculture’s top 50 lists. “There are more than 3,000 counties nationwide, and for […]

Oregon Ag Ranks Near The Top Nationally

SALEM, OR — The diversity of Oregon agriculture is on display, as several counties rank at or near the top nationally in the production of various crops and livestock.  While there are more than 3,000 counties nationally, the latest Census of Agriculture numbers show Oregon’s 36 counties stack up quite well in specific production. “There are numbers here that […]