American Seed Trade Association ( American Seed Trade Association )

American Seed Trade Association

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Founded in 1883, the American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) is one of the oldest trade organizations in the United States. Its membership consists of over 700 companies involved in seed production and distribution, plant breeding, and related industries in North America. As an authority on plant germplasm, ASTA advocates science and policy issues of industry-wide importance.

American Seed Trade Association press release, blog etc

11/07/2017 - 12:08 ASTA Supports USDA Action and Calls for Clarity on Plant Breeding Innovation Policy
09/15/2017 - 05:43 Cover Crops Boost Yield And Weed Control, Survey Says
06/26/2017 - 01:09 ASTA Hosts 134th Annual Convention, Elects New Leadership Team
05/26/2017 - 08:20 ASTA Calls for Continued Support for Critical Ag Export Programs
05/10/2017 - 09:23 ASTA Hosts Meeting to Discuss Palmer Amaranth, other Weed Issues
04/07/2017 - 09:06 Long Awaited International Seed Standard is Good News for U.S. Seed Industry
04/06/2017 - 09:43 Five Steps for Stewardship of Treated Seed
01/18/2017 - 13:45 ASTA Welcomes Direction of Plant Breeding Policy from USDA
12/06/2016 - 12:51 ASTA Kicks off CSS, Unveils new Video Bringing Plant Breeding to Life
11/28/2016 - 17:08 JOIN ASTA FOR THE 2017 VEGETABLE & FLOWER SEED CONFERENCE IN ORLANDO
10/31/2016 - 01:42 MEDIA ADVISORY GENOME EDITING: APPLICATIONS, CHALLENGES AND PROMISES
09/29/2016 - 03:44 Congress Makes History, Ratifies Long-Awaited Treaty Tied to Global Food Security
09/20/2016 - 02:20 ASTA Statement on Competition in the Seed Industry
07/28/2016 - 03:51 Cover Crops Survey Reflects Enthusiasm for the Soil-Saving Practice
04/12/2016 - 19:14 Ag, Food, Research Groups Urge Ratification of Plant Genetic Resources Treaty
03/14/2016 - 13:05 Seed Industry to Storm the Hill
03/01/2016 - 11:21 ASTA Applauds Senate Ag Committee Passage of Common Sense Food Labeling Legislation
02/22/2016 - 10:11 ASTA Urges Action on Senator Roberts Food Labeling Proposal