Category: Plants

Dutch State Officials Visited NordGen

This week, state officials from the Netherlands visited NordGen to learn more about our work.

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NordGen’s Executive Director Wins Prize as Best Company Leader

During a great award dinner last night, Lise Lykke Steffensen was appointed “Company Leader of the year” by the Danish Project Management Organization Dansk Projektledelse. Lise Lykke Steffensen started working as Executive Director at NordGen in 2016. Since then, she has...

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State Officials Interested in the Agricultural Future Visits NordGen

This week, Dutch state officials keen to learn more about NordGen visited Alnarp. They were particularly interested in how our work can be useful in developing the agriculture to adapt to the challenges of the future. This is an issue...

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“The Nordic Agriculture Needs to Adapt to Climate Change”

PRESS RELEASE: Establish a Nordic consortium, expand the research, make use of the Nordic seed collection and continue to develop collaborations between the public and private sector. Those are some of the recommendations given by Nordic universities, plant breeding companies...

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NordGen Wishes Happy Easter with Lina Sisco’s Bird Egg

More than 150 years ago, a woman travelled in a covered carriage towards Missouri. A bean variety joined her on the journey. Now, a few days before Easter, we can offer hobby growers this very bean variety through our webshop....

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NordGen Gives Presentation on Crop Wild Relatives in Helsinki

Today, Anna Palmé at NordGen is giving a presentation at a seminar on Crop Wild Relatives in Helsinki. Crop Wild Relatives are wild-growing plants that are closely linked genetically to the ones we cultivate. They are an important part of...

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Great Benefits Arise as the Public and Private Sectors Cooperate

Together we are stronger. Rarely has that phrase been as relevant as when private companies and public researchers cooperate in the field of pre-breeding. NordGen is acting as the secretariat of the project Public-Private Partnership for Pre-breeding (PPP). Through this...

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Ett plus ett blir fem när privata företag och akademin samarbetar 

Tillsammans är vi starkare. Sällan har den frasen varit så relevant som när privata företag och akademiker i alla de nordiska länderna samarbetar kring växtförädling av jordbruksväxter. NordGen agerar som sekretariat för projektet Public-Private Partnership for Pre-breeding (PPP) som gör...

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Our webshop is now open!

From today, anyone living in the Nordic countries can order seeds from NordGen. By sowing, cultivating and harvesting our seeds, you contribute to preserving our common Nordic cultural heritage. And at the same time, you can enjoy vegetables, cereals and...

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New FAO-report: Step up the work with preventing loss of biodiversity for food and agriculture!

Today, the FAO Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture presented a new report called “The State of the World’s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture”. Part of the report make somber reading but there are also many positive trends....

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