Don’t Miss Out on the 2020 Policy & Leadership Development Conference

  • On July 18, 2019

Big news from ASTA’s Policy & Leadership Development Conference (PLDC) in Denver: millennials are overhauling food trends and the workplace, thriving farmers today might disappear by 2040, and hemp needs your help. If you were at the June 2019 PLDC, you know how to succeed despite the quickly changing landscape! In addition to these emerging issues, PLDC attendees – from seasoned executives to emerging leaders – were immersed in a whole host of new leadership development topics, including networking, employee onboarding and personal branding. Check out what you might have missed here!

As younger generations move into the workforce, this isn’t just a conference for upper-level management to learn about the issues and develop professionally. It’s important that young leaders participate and understand what’s happening so they have the tools needed to shape future industry solutions. With this in mind, ASTA is working to build a list of emerging seed industry leaders – your most promising young employees that will undoubtedly be key to the future of your business. Send us an email at with those candidates you think could benefit from participating in the 2020 PLDC so we can add them to our announcement list as plans for upcoming seed industry training are developed.

Mark your calendar for June 13-17, 2020 as ASTA hosts a joint PLDC in Indianapolis with the Association of Official Seed Analysts and the Society of Commercial Seed Technologists – with program information being announced by November 1. Who’s ready to “Grow Together”?