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Seed Testing Network in Canada Expands

Three new seed labs and their staff have been added to SGS’s seed testing network in Canada, to ensure delivery of a truly countrywide service.

Plant Solutions from Pot to Plot – A New Agriculture Testing Center

SGS has invested in a new agriculture testing center utilising a greenhouse and phytotrons planned as walk-in rooms.

Precision Gateway Used to Initiate Farming Collaboration Between South Africa and Peru

Our experts in South Africa have recently expanded their use of proprietary precision farming technology to help an orchard owner in Peru.

Precision Gateway Used to Initiate Farming Collaboration Between South Africa and Peru

Our experts in South Africa have recently expanded their use of proprietary precision farming technology to help an orchard owner in Peru.

SGS GEP Certification Extended for Ten Years in Bulgaria

Following inspection of field trial stations in Varna, Plovdiv and Ruse Bulgaria's Ministry of Agriculture has awarded a ten-year extension to our GEP certification.

SGS Invests in Precision Equipment for Polish Field Trial Sites

Specifically designed for field trials the Haldrup Combine improves efficiency and allows the rapid delivery of contract research results.

SGS Introduces New Insect Resistance Testing Services in Malaysia

Insect resistance to insecticides is on the rise. Protecting crops, plant biotechnology and public health, requires insects to be monitored to fully understand resistance and extend crop-life viability.

GLP Accreditation for Residue Field Trials in Argentina

SGS in Argentina has received Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) accreditation against OECD standards for crop residue trials.

Brookings’ Chamber Mixer

For the opening of our state-of-the-art lab in Brookings, South Dakota, the team was joined by industry representatives, business leaders and the Mayor of Brookings.

GLP Accreditation Renewed in France

In France, SGS’s Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) certificate has been renewed, following a successful audit by the Comité Français d’Accréditation (Cofrac).