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SGS has been shortlisted for the Best Supporting Role award at this year’s Agrow Awards. The category winner will be announced on October 29, 2014, at the Agrow Awards ceremony, the Renaissance Amsterdam Hotel, The Netherlands.

Starts

October 29, 2014

Ends

October 29, 2014

Location

Amsterdam, Netherlands

SGS has been shortlisted for the Best Supporting Role award at this year’s Agrow Awards, for its role in protecting bees and non-target species from plant protection products (PPPs).

The Best Supporting Role entry details SGS’s work with clients, stakeholders and government institutes to develop innovative solutions for plant and seed protection.

SGS develops new protocols for the collection of guttation, as well as contributing to higher tier field tests to assess exposure through pollen and nectar sampling and analysis. It has been involved in dust drift studies since a bee poisoning incident in Germany, where dust could have been identified as a potential source of the problem.

Working with Germany’s Plant Breeders’ Association (BDP) and the European Seed Association (ESA), SGS has created, developed, tested and implemented new seed quality and seed treatment plant certification schemes.

The Best Supporting Role category winner will be announced on October 29, 2014, at the Agrow Awards ceremony, to be held at the Renaissance Amsterdam Hotel, The Netherlands. Read the full shortlist announcement from Agrow Awards 2014.

SGS is also sponsoring the Best New Crop Protection Product or Trait category.  The companies shortlisted for this category are:

  • Cultiva (Parka)
  • Dow AgroSciences (Isoclast)
  • DuPont Crop Protection (Cyazypyr)
  • Schyolkovo Agrochim (Germes, OD)
  • Syngenta (Elatus)