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The Rye-SaFe study aims to provide evidence that new feeding concepts promote animal health

The Rye-SaFe study aims to provide evidence that new feeding concepts promote animal health

Wohlde, July, 16, 2020: Rye is experiencing a kind of renaissance in many regions of Europe: The domestic cereal also grows in nutrient-poor soils; requires less fertilizer than, for example, wheat; needs less water; and, in general, enjoys good plant health. With these characteristics alone, rye makes a significant contribution to boosting agricultural sustainability.

Study provides proof: KWS rapeseed variety demonstrates significantly less susceptibility to the major pest affecting rapeseed cultivation

Rapeseed variety Feliciano KWS is less susceptible to larvae of the cabbage-stem flea beetle

Einbeck, July, 13, 2020: The cabbage-stem flea beetle is one of the primary pests that affects rapeseed cultivation in Europe. It can cause considerable yield losses or even total crop failure for an entire acreage. In June 2020, the renowned French research institute Terres Inovia published an independent study providing proof that the rapeseed variety Feliciano KWS is significantly less susceptible to the harmful larvae of the cabbage-stem flea beetle.

KWS inaugurates new research building

KWS inaugurates new research building

Einbeck, July, 01, 2020: After some three years of planning and construction, KWS opened the additional new laboratory building "BioTechnikum 2" in Einbeck on July 1, 2020. The building not only creates more space and offers state-of-the-art workplaces, it also opens up new opportunities for collaboration. With works from the "Art meets Science" project, art will also be part of "BiT2" right from the beginning.

European Investment Bank provides a €200 million loan to KWS SAAT

European Investment Bank provides a €200 million loan to KWS SAAT

Einbeck, June, 29, 2020: Funds to be used by German seed company for research and development. The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing a €200 million loan to KWS SAAT SE & Co. KGaA, a leading international seed producer based in Germany.

KWS narrows guidance after a successful third quarter

KWS narrows guidance after a successful third quarter

Einbeck, May, 19, 2020: Spring sowing season business largely completed – Strong increase in net sales and EBITDA in the first nine months of 2019/2020 – Growth in all product segments – Net sales and EBIT margin for the year now expected to be at the upper end of the forecast range.

KWS welcomes decision of the highest instance of the European Patent Office on the non-patentability of Native traits

KWS welcomes decision on the non-patentability of Native traits

Einbeck, May, 18, 2020: On May 14, the Enlarged Board of Appeal (EBA) of the European Patent Office (EPO) gave a legal opinion requested by the president of the EPO and finally concluded that plants exclusively obtained by essentially biological processes are not patentable.

Conference call & webcast for analysts and investors on the First Nine Month 2019/2020 financial results

Conference call & webcast for analysts and investors on the First Nine Month 2019/2020 financial results

Einbeck, May 18, 2020: KWS SAAT SE & Co. KGaA will publish its financial results for the first nine-month 2019/2020 on Tuesday, May 19 (7.00 am CEST).

Rye-rich feed mixes can reduce CO2 emissions in pork production by more than 20%

Rye-rich feed mixes can reduce CO2 emissions in pork production by more than 20%

Wohlde, May 6, 2020: Among other provisions, the German government’s climate protection plan stipulates reducing annual CO2 emissions in agriculture by 13 million tonnes by 2030. In implementing this, animal feed could play an important role.

New digital tool from KWS determines the ideal planting density of corn

New digital tool from KWS determines the ideal planting density of corn

Einbeck, April 6, 2020: The new digital tool “Variable Rate Sowing” from KWS defines the ideal planting density for corn on the basis of specific field conditions. KWS combines satellite images delivering objective data with long-standing empirical values and variety-specific know-how. After all, not all varieties react alike to changes in the planting density.

New corn treatment INITIO Bird Protect

Where would we be without farmers?

Einbeck, April 03, 2020: Especially during this moment in time, we would like to stop and say thank you to all farmers and everyone involved in the supply chain – thank you for your hard work and ensuring we continue to have food on our tables!

KWS expands its portfolio for all principal types of cereals

KWS expands its portfolio for all principal types of cereals

Einbeck, March 27, 2020: KWS scores success by obtaining approvals for the strategically important crop type winter wheat while also strengthening its leading position in hybrid rye and expanding its portfolio in the market-leading multiline segment of winter barley.

KWS: Digital solution for farmers receives design award

KWS: Digital solution for farmers receives design award

Einbeck, March 25, 2020: myKWS, the digital solution for farmers, has received the 2020 iF Design Award in the category Service Design. The award recognizes exceptional design efforts in a broad array of disciplines, including such areas as interior design, packaging and services. myKWS combines more than 20 different applications with expert advice to offer farmers around the world decision-making assistance supported by data so they can achieve an ideal harvest.

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