Andy Lavigne, president and CEO of the American Seed Trade Association, says they are trying to be proactive regarding potential government regulations by better educating farmers about proper handling and use of new seed varieties and treatments. Download Audio For more with ASTA President and CEO Andy Lavigne regarding their efforts click here.
Well, last minute action by our Congress saved farmers for the 2013 crop season. Everett Griner looks at what is ahead for the new Farm Bill. Download Audio
Everett Griner talks about the problems that river traffic is having on the mighty Mississippi River. Download Audio
For farmers considering planting cotton in a double crop situation, whether behind wheat or veggies, Monsanto’s Keylon Gholston says they are excited to offer Delta Pine 1321 Bogard Flex. Download Audio
When it comes to vegetable seed customers, Blake Curtis, chairman of the American Seed Trade Association (ASTA), says their number one priority is the farmer. Download Audio Click here for more from on vegetable seed development and the ASTA organization.
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Given the extended timelines for seed development, John Schoenecker, director of intellectual property with HM. CLAUSE Vegetable Seeds, says the input of growers is vital for seed development companies. Download Audio Click here for more coverage from the ASTA seed conference.
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 …
During this week’s Vegetable and Flower Seed Conference of the American Seed Trade Association, Matthew Johnston, CEO of HM CLAUSE Vegetable Seeds spoke to attendees regarding the global trends of today’s vegetable seed industry. Download Audio Click here for more from the interview with Matthew Johnston.
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.