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Seed central

Seed Central member companies are essential businesses and many are currently hiring.

If you are about to graduate,
or otherwise looking for employment,
you will find a wide range of ag + seed
industry job & internship offers
on the SeedQuest website at www.seedquest.com/jobs.php.

About Seed Central

Seed Central is a public-private partnership.
Its purpose is to energize the seed and agbiotech industry cluster surrounding UC Davis and to contribute to the economic development in the region and beyond.

Seed Central facilitates communication & research collaboration between the seed and agbiotech industry and UC Davis in order to bring science to market faster.

UC Davis is a world leader in seed, plant and agricultural sciences. Some 100 seed and seed-related companies are located near UC Davis and benefit greatly from its proximity, but the influence of UC Davis extends throughout the USA and far beyond.

Established in 2010, Seed Central is an initiative of the Seed Biotechnology Center at UC Davis and SeedQuest, joined by a growing number of companies and organizations in the global seed and agbiotech industry.

Read the article about Seed Central in CSA News, official magazine for members of the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America .

Objectives

reinforce the collaboration between university and industry in the region,

bring science to market faster to strengthen university and industry,

facilitate research collaboration and IP
& technology transfer,

attract innovative companies to the region,

get talented individuals to view UC Davis as a great place for advanced degrees and the Seed Central region as a prime location for exciting careers,

strengthen for all participants the benefits of operating within a dynamic and innovative industry cluster,

Thursday, November 12, 2020
3:00 – 4:30 U.S. Pacific daylight time

Presentations and panel discussion

  • Overview of UC Davis science, technology and resources in cannabis and hemp (Li Tian)
  • Results of UC Davis field trials (Dan Putnam)
  • Regulatory landscape (Cindy Keil)
  • Examples of collaborations with industry (Gail Taylor)
  • Selected areas of interest to industry where UC Davis can offer solutions (George Hodgin)
  • Selected areas of interest to industry where UC Davis can offer solutions (John McFerson)
  • Panel discussion
  • Q&A

Seed Central

Seed Central

Seed Central facilitates communication & research collaboration between the seed industry and UC Davis in order to bring science to market faster.

UC Davis is a world leader in seed, plant and agricultural sciences. Some 100 seed and seed-related companies are located near UC Davis and benefit greatly from its proximity, but the influence of UC Davis extends throughout the USA and far beyond.

Established in 2010, Seed Central is an initiative of the Seed Biotechnology Center at UC Davis and SeedQuest, joined by a growing number of companies and organizations in the global seed and food industry.

Seed Biotechnology Center – Seed Central