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SGS Develops Enantioselective Approach for Residues Studies in Plant Protection Products

Our new residue study approach, developed following publication of EFSA guidance, proves whether there is enantiomeric conversion during the metabolization phase in crops.

SGS Expands GLP Residue and Biopesticide Testing Capabilities in Germany

Alongside the creation of a new GLP microbiology lab for biopesticide studies, we increased the capabilities of our GLP residue lab.

SGS Launches Precision Farming and Fertility Management Services in Mexico

SGS launches precision farming and fertility management services in Mexico to help farmers increase productivity.

Cofrac Extends SGS’s Field Trial GLP Accreditation in France

This new scope of our GLP accreditation allows us to conduct environmental fate, residue, operator exposure and DFR studies.

SGS Expands its Laboratory Services with State-Of-The Art Metal Testing Technology

SGS understands the importance of metal analysis in Plant Protection Products and is therefore pleased to offer an expanded testing service at its laboratory in Rouen, France.

SGS Launches Precision Farming Services in Argentina and Turkey

To support farm management, we use information technology to ensure that crops and soils receive the inputs they need for optimum health and productivity.

SGS Receives ISTA Laboratory Accreditation for Seed Testing in Canada

SGS’s laboratory in Sherwood Park, Alberta receives ISTA accreditation to perform seed sampling and testing for the generation of ISTA Orange and ISTA Blue certificates.

Meeting of the GLP Study Team Strengthens the Season Ahead

Earlier this year, the European Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) study management team met in Paris, France, to take time out to discuss key topics, to exchange best practices and to prepare for the new season ahead.

New Specimen Management Facility for GLP Specimen Homogenization at SGS in Taunusstein

SGS has established a new GLP processing facility dedicated to the generation of homogenized specimens for residue testing at its Taunusstein site in Germany.

SGS Establishes Nematode Rearing and Testing Services in Brazil

SGS has established nematode rearing and testing facilities at its site in Piracicaba, Brazil, to help the agricultural sector combat the threat of nematodes.