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SGS Expands Analytical Capabilities for Contract Research in Brazil

We have increased our analytical capacities to assist customers with Brazil’s new regulatory trial requirements.

SGS Provides Quality Assurance for Canadian Malting Barley with SNP Marker Testing

SGS offers a one-stop-shop solution to barley producers and grain handling companies to assure the variety and purity of malting barley.

Expanding Ecotoxicological Studies

Responding to demand, SGS has launched services in collaboration with key suppliers for aquatic and terrestrial ecotoxicology assessments, as well as biodegradation and bioaccumulation in Europe.

SGS opens Center of Agriculture Testing in Emstek, Germany

On February 21, 2018, clients, staff and VIPs celebrated the official opening of SGS’s new Center of Agriculture Testing.

SGS Offers Novel Plant Molecular Breeding and Analysis Services

SGS extends its portfolio to state-of-the-art molecular analysis and genotyping technologies and associated solutions to plant breeding and other companies in Europe and around the world.

New Instrumentation Expands Testing Capabilities in Brookings, South Dakota

SGS has expanded its analytical and GLP capabilities for mycotoxins, pesticides and antibiotics testing at its Brookings South Dakota laboratory.

SGS is Approved by the FPA for Fertilizer and Pesticide Analysis

SGS now offers FPA approved analysis of fertilizer products, pesticide formulated products and pesticide residues.

Field Trials in Romania Get Going with GEP Accreditation

SGS’s field trial operations in Romania have been awarded GEP certification by the country’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Protecting Royalties and Intellectual Property Rights in the Agricultural Sector with DNA Analysis

Developers of modified and new varieties of crops need to protect their intellectual property rights to collect rightful royalties, but this can be difficult without DNA analysis.

Seed and Crop 2017 Annual Update

It’s been a busy year for SGS in the seed & crop industry and we have engaged in a program of renewals, developments, and investments. We summarize the highlights of 2017.