News Releases

September 14th, 2015Public Service Announcement: Disposal of Treated Seed
March 26th, 2015ASTA Supports Proposed Resolution to Patchwork of State Labeling Regulations
December 10th, 2014Education Key to Consumer Appreciation of Seed and Seed Improvement
September 23rd, 2014ASTA Promotes Safe Handling and Storage of Treated Seed During Harvest
June 19th, 2014ASTA Celebrates Pollinator Week
June 18th, 2014ASTA Elects New Leadership to Move Seed Industry Forward
May 2nd, 2014ASTA Welcomes New Director of Membership and Education Services
March 26th, 2014ASTA Reiterates Effectiveness and Importance of Seed Treatments
February 25th, 2014ASTA Supports Industry-Driven Efforts to Maintain and Facilitate Global Movement of Grain
January 25th, 2014ASTA Vegetable & Flower Seed Conference Convenes in Monterey
December 19th, 2013ASTA’s First the Seed Foundation Receives Significant Donation
December 13th, 2013ASTA Statement on Arrest of Individuals Conspiring to Steal Seed and Trade Secrets
December 4th, 2013The AgAccord®: Data Use and Compensation Agreement is Open for Signature
December 4th, 2013Nation’s Largest Seed Industry Conference Convenes in Chicago December 10-13th
November 26th, 2013Ag Industry Launches Phase II of Campaign to Promote Safe Use of Seed Treatments
November 25th, 2013ASTA Names New Director of Communications
September 24th, 2013American Seed Trade Association Names Michelle Kohn Director, International Programs and Policy
September 20th, 2013Seed Industry Marks 20th Anniversary of Critical Public-Private Corn Initiative
July 7th, 2013MEDIA ALERT: Handy Media Resource Guide Featured on New American Seed Trade Association Website
July 1st, 2013Agri-Business Veteran Craig Newman Elected Chairman of American Seed Trade Association
June 19th, 2013New Grassroots Advocacy Campaign, First Woman Officer, Adoption of Strategic Plan Among News From American Seed Trade Association’s 130th Annual Convention
March 25th, 2013Ag Industry Launches Campaign to Promote Safe Use of Seed Treatments
January 13th, 2013ASTA Names Jane DeMarchi New VP, Government Affairs
December 20th, 2012Record Attendance, New 3-Gene Stack Herbicide, Major Acquisition Update Among News from ASTA’s CSS 2012 & Seed Expo
December 20th, 2012Premier American and Chinese Seed Associations Sign MOU to Expand Trade
September 6th, 2012Breeding and seed technology to be emphasized at California workshop
July 27th, 2012ASTA applauds House of Representatives for Preserving America’s Family Farms
July 16th, 2012Seed industry’s Craig Newman elected first vice chair
July 16th, 2012American Seed Trade Association elects John Schoenecker to leadership role
July 16th, 2012Indiana’s Tim Johnson named International Seed Federation president
July 3rd, 2012Clovis seedsman named American Seed Trade Association chairman
July 2nd, 2012ASTA elects new officers and division chairs to chart the seed industry’s course
June 26th, 2012ASTA reviews global markets and policies for seed
June 26th, 2012Chinese delegation visits United States to learn about seed industry programs
June 26th, 2012Seed industry recognized Mark Seem with Distinguished Service Award
June 26th, 2012Indiana legend Sonny Beck named Honorary Member by ASTA
June 22nd, 2012Seed industry recognizes USDA-NRCS Chief with Distinguished Service Award
June 22nd, 2012Hoosier honored with Future Giants of the Seed Industry Award
June 21st, 2012U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Vilsack challenges seed industry
June 21st, 2012American Seed Research Foundation awards Rodrigo Pedrozo scholarship
June 21st, 2012Seed experts storm Capitol Hill to discuss issues important to the industry
June 13th, 2012ASTA and NRCS co-host Conservation Seed Workshop
May 1st, 2012Lab to the Bag educational unit provides an overview of the seed industry
March 3rd, 2012U.S. farmers learn about transferring seed technology once patents expire
February 29th, 2012ASTA to cohost educational unit focused on cereal, seed and grain trade
January 27th, 2012ASTA chairman reports strong financials and reflects on industry mission
January 26th, 2012Professor works with consumers in hopes of creating ideal plants and produce
January 24th, 2012Consumers can overpower retailers as gatekeepers to products
January 24th, 2012ASTA congratulates Siegers Seed Company on 100-year milestone
January 23rd, 2012Water emphasized as critical issue by Florida agriculture during seed meeting
January 22nd, 2012ASTA leaves behind community garden for ag education in Tampa