The U.S. seed industry has concerns regarding a border tax President Donald Trump wants to impose to fund a wall between the U.S. and Mexico.
The American Seed Trade Association’s (ASTA) 56th Annual Vegetable and Flower Seed Conference is underway at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. AgNet Media is at the convention and spoke with ASTA President and CEO Andy LaVigne about the conference and why Disney World is a good venue for the industry.
USDA has released for pre-publication a proposed rule-making notice related to plant breeding innovation. The American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) has been actively engaged in discussions with the agency throughout the rule-making process, and is pleased the proposal recognizes plant breeders’ long track record of safety and quality. Here’s ASTA President & CEO Andy LaVigne.
The American Seed Trade Association is preparing for a big event coming up next month, as the 56th Vegetable and Flower Seed Conference will be held January 28-31 in Orlando. Nearly 900 seed-industry professionals from more than 20 countries are expected for the four-day event which involves global networking and education. ASTA CEO Andy LaVigne says it will take place …
Over-regulation continues to be a concern for many in agriculture, and that includes the American Seed Trade Association. ASTA CEO, Andy LaVigne, says this is an issue they are dealing with concerning seed treatments.