Markets: European Corn Area Rebounds in 2019, While Seed Stocks Go Down

Markets: European Corn Area Rebounds in 2019, While Seed Stocks Go Down

An update of our monitoring centre indicates that the EU maize seed sales from the 2019 plantings are up 2,7 percent.

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France Strengthens Its European Leadership in Maize Seed Production

With 68 200 hectares and 46 percent of Europe’s maize production programme, France strengthens its European leadership in maize seed production.

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ISF – First Success for the FNPSMS

The FNPSMS took part in an ISF (International Seed Federation) Congress, which took place in Nice between June 3 and June 5, 2019 and was attended by 1700 participants.

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News ARVALIS : RECORD FLOWERING DATES OF YOUR FEED MAIZE TO OPTIMISE SILAGE QUALITY

Maize flowering is not necessarily what we think it is. It is not male flowering, which consists in tassel forming at the uppermost tip of the plant (a phenomenon that is visible from the field edge), but female flowering, which consists in silking – silk forming at the tip of the ears, at the height of the crop’s development.

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“Maize in France” – a Brand and a Website for the French Maize Seed Industry

The French maize seed production industry is equipping itself with a brand name, in order to highlight the expertise of its actors and high quality of its production. Hence, the Maize in France – Semences d’Excellence brand will from now on be the signature line of all communication and promotion activities carried out by the FNPSMS in and outside France. A website with the same name is also accessible, providing internet users with ample information ranging from specific issues regarding seed production, to industry assets, as well as a platform of technical advice aimed at optimising maize production.

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FNPSMS to Host the Nice ISF Congress in June

Every year, the ISF Congress gathers together seed companies from around the world, for three days of meetings and debates.

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