Date: 22.05.2019 Author: Sara Landqvist Category: Husdjur
Nordic Brown Bee

PRESS RELEASE Today, on the International Day for Biological Diversity, NordGen releases an updated plan of action for the conservation of the Nordic Brown Bee. The goal of the plan is to, in cooperation with beekeepers in the Nordic countries, save the bee from extinction. The Nordic brown bee (Apis…

Date: 17.05.2019 Author: Sara Landqvist Category: Plants
Peter Vermeij and Renske Nijland talking to NordGen staff.

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 more urgent now as climate change happens faster than before….

Date: 09.05.2019 Author: Sara Landqvist Category: Plants

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 and farmer’s organizations in a new report focusing on what…

Date: 30.04.2019 Author: Sara Landqvist Category: Forest

Each year, NordGen Forest Arranges a popular conference, attracting foresters from all of the Nordic countries. This year, the conference will be arranged in the south of Iceland, in Hveragerði. The conference is arranged on the 17th-18th of September and will this year focus on early detection and mitigation of invasive…

Date: 17.04.2019 Author: Sara Landqvist Category: Plants
Lina Siscos 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. The woman in the carriage was Lina Sisco’s grandmother. Lina,…

Date: 09.04.2019 Author: Sara Landqvist Category: Plants

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 the puzzle when it comes to conserving plant genetic traits…