ASTA President & CEO ASTA Testifies before House Ag Committee on Plant Breeding Innovation, Farm Bill

  • On July 13, 2017
On July 12, ASTA President & CEO Andrew W. LaVigne testified before the U.S. House Agriculture Committee on the Farm Bill and innovation in specialty crops.LaVigne stressed the importance of promoting a climate of innovation through the funding of critical Farm Bill research programs and the enactment of clear and consistent, science-based policies across the government, particularly related to evolving breeding techniques and gene editing.

See our press release for more information, including a link to LaVigne’s full testimony.