Joost has been working as Junior Researcher Seed Production Research at Enza Zaden in Enkhuizen, since 2019.
Together with Joost, Jordy and Valerio, three employees in Seed Valley, we summed up the advantages and disadvantages of choosing a PhD or a job.
David works as assistent breeder radish at Hazera in Warmenhuizen. Check out his work week!
Go on a tour through the breeding sector and the world of plant science.
On lot 133 you will find the most beautiful colored beets, carrots, kale, asparagus, green and purple salad and much more!
is it a variety or an unripe fruit?
Bejo is expanding their research capacity in the new Research Center with an extension of 6000 (!) square meters
Seed Valley contributes to the sustainable development goals (SDG's) in many ways. With our online Seed Valley Talks we highlight the work we do.
Teun becomes the director at Gitzels, a plant breeding company within Seed Valley
New vegetables against food waste.
"I hate bad seeds". This time we’re asking five questions to Simon N. Groot. About winning the World Food Prize and East-West Seed.
Michel Haring elaborates on this question in the first Seed Valley Talks video!
Wouter is a mechanical engineer at Seed Processing Holland. Check his workweek!
What do judo and plants have in common? Karin Posthuma explains.
Jungle Talks is organising a quiz about horticulture. Seed Valley is one of the hosts of the first edition.
Brendon is a data scientist at Incotec. Check the workweek of Brendon!
The companies in the list make a great social impact or have a positive impact on the environment. East-West Seed is making their impact in the public health/nutrition segment.
Aniek is Global Legal & IP Business Partner R&D at Enza Zaden. What does she do exactly? Check her workweek here.
Want to meet up with multiple employers from the seed sector? Join the Seed Valley Online Career Event on 28 January!
This time we’re asking 5 questions to Carola Schouten, Minister of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality. What are her responsibilities? What would the Netherlands look like without the plant breeding sector?
What does your workweek look like as a manager of the trial fields? Björn shows his workweek.
Take a look into the workweek of a Seed Valley young professional!
Applied researcher: what does your workweek look like? Lisette shares her workweek in pictures.
Marijn works as head HR for Syngenta Benelux. Usually, he makes decisions on a strategical level. Especially for us, he shares tips and tricks for job applications.
We're hosting our third online network drink! Get acquainted with the companies and find career opportunities.
How does Covid-19 affect our Seed Valley partner PanAmerican Seed? What remains unaffected?
Lisette Bakker is Applied Researcher at Bakker Brothers. She supports the breeding team with many different research projects.
Jaap is the third generation in family business Enza Zaden. To what extent are they talking about the family business at home? And what does an average working day look like for Jaap?
Incotec will provide some insights on the matter in: Yes to Seed Treatment, but…What about Microplastics? Sign up here!
The Bejo Zaden site in Murcia was looking for a solution for water scarcity. How do you get as much yield with minimum water consumption?
A concise, overall picture with statistical trends, such as revenue growth, R&D investment, international spread, and the average starting salary.
Former CEO Lara Timmermand and new CEO Marc van Wanroij in a double interview for Seed Valley
Syngenta opens a new seed innovation center in Enkhuizen, which allows vegetable breeding to happen up to twice as fast.
The Dutch Seed Symposium brings science and business together. International speakers, both academics and professionals, will share their thoughts on the future of seed research.
The sixth edition of Seed Meets Technology shines a spotlight on the development of a Vision for the Future for Crop Protection 2030
An international group of 34 BSc students went on expedition into the wonderful world of plantscience.
The Seed Valley partner and market leader in spinach is acquired by the fourth largest breeder worldwide.
As founder and leader of East-West Seed, his initiative over the past four decades has developed a dynamic, smallholder-centric tropical vegetable seed industry, starting in Southeast Asia and spreading through Asia, Africa and Latin America
Many seed companies will open their doors during WK 39, from 23 to 27 September.
The registration for the 6th workshop on the molecular aspects of seed dormancy and germination is now open.
Louise Fresco has joined the Syngenta Board of Directors on the 12th of April 2019.
A Talk of the companies and a Toast with the companies.
Exchange your sunglasses for a microscope!
“When the dikes break, a worldwide food crisis will come into existence.” Jaap Mazereeuw (Enza Zaden) and Seed Valley were invited for a double interview in Impact Magazine.
Tuesday February 5th februari Seed Valley is well represented at the yearly Career Day of the Wageningen University & Research (WUR).
Evolving from a sector initiative to a solid brand name for the seed industry
During the tenth edition of the Summer School an international group of 40 students visited Syngenta and Enza Zaden.
Up to hundred students were interested in the companies of Seed Valley.
On June 13 Student Wageningen University & Research and Seed Valley organize a Talk & Toast meeting with plant breeding companies.
At the “Imagine the future!” day, you will gain insight into the latest developments in green biotechnology and in the fascinating world of vegetable breeding.
It strengthens the position of Seed Valley as the global epicentre of applied green genetics and a challenging international work field.
Carolien is the driving force behind the recently launched market campaign, the new website, and various projects involving students.
The jury praises the clarity of Peter’s descriptions, his methodology and statistical processing of the acquired data.
An international group of 35 students went on expedition into the world of Plant Science.
Seed enhancement company Incotec has had a very good year. With a 13% increase in turnover, the company can speak of excellent figures.
This innovative family business develops more than 1,100 vegetable varieties and now has 42 sites and three joint ventures in 24 countries. Enza Zaden has its headquarters in Seed Valley
A two-year study programme for plant breeders. This international Master’s programme is one of the measures taken by the international seed sector to bring more highly-qualified breeders on stream.
The Westfries Museum in Hoorn is hosting a special double exhibition up to 24 May.