ASTA Vegetable and Flower Seed Conference Enlightens, Educates

Gary Cooper Alabama, Corn, Cotton, Florida, General, Georgia, Nursery Crops, Peanuts, Seeds, Soybeans, Specialty Crops, Sugar, Vegetables

The annual Vegetable and Flower Seed Conference hosted by the American Seed Trade Association (ASTA), gives world seed trade participants a place to conduct business with each other for several days, while also keeping them abreast of trends and technologies affecting seed development and availability. Two dozen or so countries were represented. Among them were several dozen Chinese, one of …

Key Industry Issues Discussed at ASTA Vegetable Conference

Randall Weiseman Alabama, Florida, General, Georgia, Nursery Crops, Seeds, Specialty Crops, Vegetables

The American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) is holding its Annual Vegetable and Flower Seed Conference this week in Arizona, where President and CEO Andy Lavigne told Southeast AgNet about the two areas they are trying to focus on this year. Download Audio For more with ASTA President and CEO Andy Lavigne regarding the Vegetable and Flower Seed Conference click here.

ASTA Seed News: Shifting Trends for Specialty Crop Seeds

Dan Alabama, Corn, Cotton, Field Crops, Florida, General, Georgia, Nursery Crops, Peanuts, Seeds, Soybeans, Specialty Crops

If you’re into specialty crop farming from any perspective, you’ll want to spend a few moments with this news post to hear about present trends in the seed industry that will impact seed varieties and supplies into the future. Growing up on a Florida farm himself, Matthew Johnston has a good perspective on how farmers think, and now that his …