America’s Largest Seed Industry Convention Arrives in Chicago Next Week!

  • On November 30, 2022

ASTA will host the CSS & Seed Expo 2022 in Chicago next week, December 5-8, and registration numbers are...

2022 Summer ASTA Intern Elected to National FFA Office

  • On November 9, 2022

Congratulations to ASTA 2022 summer intern Ryan Williamson on his recent election as National Western Region Vice President of...

ASTA Hosts Annual Farm and Lawn Seed Conference

  • On November 9, 2022

On November 2, ASTA welcomed members to the annual Farm and Lawn Seed Conference in partnership with the Western...

ASTA Seed Expo Showcases You Won’t Want to Miss – Early Registration Rates End Nov. 15!

  • On November 9, 2022

ASTA is excited to reveal the lineup of cutting-edge products and technologies to be featured in this year’s Seed...

ASTA Welcomes New International Staffer

  • On October 26, 2022

ASTA is pleased to announce the hiring of Dr. Samuel Crowell as the association’s new Senior Director, International Programs...

Companies are Gaining High Recognition for Low Cost at ASTA’s CSS & Seed Expo 2022

  • On October 26, 2022

ASTA’s commemorative elements at the upcoming CSS & Seed Expo 2022 offer a great way for companies to gain...

Seed World Strategy Webinar Tackles Midterm Elections

  • On October 26, 2022

On October 27, ASTA Vice President, Government Affairs Janae Brady will join a panel of industry experts in the...

ASTA Participates in Industry Meetings

  • On October 12, 2022

In September, ASTA staff participated in a number of industry meetings to represent the U.S. seed industry domestically and...

New Sponsorship Opportunities Added for ASTA’s Vegetable & Flower Seed Conference

  • On October 12, 2022

ASTA’s 62nd Vegetable & Flower Seed Conference, January 27-31, 2023 in Orlando, offers companies a variety of new promotional...

ASTA Member Featured in Agri-Pulse Open Mic

  • On September 28, 2022

Dr. Nathan Pumplin, president and CEO of Norfolk Health Produce, is featured in this week’s Agri-Pulse Open Mic! In...

ASTA Provides Comments Regarding U.S.-Kenya Strategic Trade and Investment Partnership

  • On September 28, 2022

On September 16, ASTA provided comments to the Office of the United States Trade Representatives on the U.S.-Kenya Strategic...

ASTA Leadership Offers Webinar on Maximizing the Value of the CSS & Seed Expo 2022

  • On September 28, 2022

On September 20, ASTA Chair Jim Schweigert moderated a panel discussion to provide early guidance and tips on how...

ICYMI: ASTA’s Andy LaVigne Talks with Agriculture Today with Tony St. James

  • On September 28, 2022

On September 22, Andy LaVigne, ASTA President & CEO, guest-starred on Agriculture Today with Tony St. James, KYYW 1479....

ASTA Members Invited to Participate in Atrazine Briefing on September 22

  • On September 14, 2022

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking public comments on additional ecological mitigation measures for atrazine, an essential...

Remembering 77 Years in Chicago: ASTA’s CSS & Seed Expo 2022 Special Exhibit

  • On September 14, 2022

ASTA members have been sending in their favorite photos and memories of their years attending ASTA’s CSS & Seed...

Registration Open for ASTA’s 62nd Vegetable & Flower Seed Conference

  • On August 31, 2022

Registration for ASTA’s 62nd Vegetable & Flower Seed Conference is now open! Join your colleagues in Orlando January 27-31,...

See what’s new at Innovature!

  • On August 31, 2022

Improving plants, people & tools: it’s all in a day’s work for plant breeder Patricio Munoz. While Munoz specializes...

ASTA’s International Executive Committee (IEC) Meets in Washington, D.C.

  • On August 31, 2022

On August 29 and 30, ASTA’s International Executive Committee (IEC) met to discuss international activities and priorities. IEC members...

ICYMI : ASTA Talks Treated Seed Stewardship on RFD-TV

  • On August 18, 2022

On August 10, ASTA President & CEO Andy LaVigne was a live guest on RFD’s Market Day Report. LaVigne...

ASTA CSS & Seed Expo 2022: “Legacy Walk” to Honor Participating Companies

  • On August 18, 2022

The upcoming CSS & Seed Expo, December 6-9, marks the last year that ASTA will hold the event in...

ASTA Bids Farewell to Summer Interns

  • On August 3, 2022

This summer, ASTA was fortunate to have the assistance of two interns, Abbie Putnam, University of Florida, and Ryan...

A Message from ASTA Chair Jim Schweigert

  • On August 3, 2022

As my year as ASTA Chair begins, I want to first thank the staff, board of directors and especially...

Help ASTA Design the New Leadership Summit Logo

  • On August 3, 2022

As you’ve probably heard, ASTA is holding a contest to brand the Leadership Summit with a new logo! The...

ASTA Unveils New Annual Awards

  • On August 3, 2022

During the inaugural ASTA Leadership Summit in June, ASTA unveiled two new annual awards: the Heritage Award and the...

CSS & Seed Expo Opportunities for Companies

  • On August 3, 2022

In addition to session topics from regenerative agriculture and reauthorization of the Farm Bill, to Dan Basse’s famous annual...

ASTA’s CSS & Seed Expo, Sponsorship Opportunities Opening Soon

  • On July 20, 2022

ASTA’s largest event of the year, the CSS & Seed Expo 2022, will be opening soon for attendee registration,...

Save the Date for ASTA’s Farm & Lawn Seed Conference

  • On July 19, 2022

ASTA’s Farm & Lawn Seed Conference, held in conjunction with the Western Seed Association’s annual meeting, will be held...

Andy LaVigne Talks Seed Industry Opportunities on Agri-Pulse Open Mic

  • On July 7, 2022

ASTA President & CEO Andy LaVigne recently joined Agri-Pulse Open Mic host Jeff Nalley for an in-depth interview on...

ASTA Elects 2022-23 Leadership Team

  • On July 7, 2022

ASTA is pleased to announce the members of its 2022-23 officer team: Chair: Jim Schweigert, Gro Alliance, LLC First...

ASTA Honors Past, Present Industry Groundbreakers

  • On July 7, 2022

ASTA honored past and present seed industry groundbreakers during the Leadership Summit in Indianapolis. In addition to the time-honored...

ASTA Wraps All-New Leadership Summit in Indianapolis

  • On July 7, 2022

ASTA unveiled its new Leadership Summit June 25-29 in Indianapolis with over 250 members and industry peers in attendance....