Nominations Open for APAC and ATAC

  • On November 9, 2022

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and United States Trade Representative (USTR) are seeking members for the Agricultural Policy...

Registration Open for APHIS BRS Stakeholder Meeting – Dec. 8 in Maryland

  • On October 12, 2022

Registration is open for the APHIS Biotechnology Regulatory Service (BRS) Stakeholder Meeting on December 8. The meeting will be...

Registration Open for UC Davis Leadership Program for Plant Breeders & Scientists

  • On September 28, 2022

Registration is open for the UC Davis Leadership Program for Plant Breeders & Scientists, November 15-17 in Davis, CA...

First the Seed Foundation Launches New Website

  • On September 28, 2022

ASTA’s First the Seed Foundation (FTSF) recently launched a newly redesigned website! Designed to better support teachers in developing...

Senator Joni Ernst Visits Iowa State Seed Lab

  • On September 14, 2022

Iowa Senator Joni Ernst visited the Iowa State University (ISU) seed lab last week. ISU is an ASTA member....

UC Davis Hosts Seed Business 101: Horticulture Course

  • On September 14, 2022

UC Davis is hosting the Seed Business 101: Horticulture course at UC Davis November 28-December 2. The course was...

Registration Deadline Approaching for UC Davis European Plant Breeding Academy

  • On September 14, 2022

Registration for the UC Davis European Plant Breeding Academy closes September 20. The program, in partnership with European institutions...

Plant Breeding Innovation: Super-Powering Our Salads

  • On September 14, 2022

Americans love lettuce. In fact, the average American eats about 30 pounds of it every year – five times...

APHIS Hosts Seed Sector Meeting

  • On August 31, 2022

On August 29, USDA’s Animal Health Inspection Service (APHIS) held a virtual seed sector meeting with ASTA staff and...

Seed Your Future Launches Green Career Week

  • On August 31, 2022

ASTA’s First the Seed Foundation partner Seed Your Future announced the launch of Green Career Week – an initiative...

Registration Open for Seed Congress of the Americas

  • On August 18, 2022

Registration is open for the 8th Seed Congress of the Americas, organized by the Seed Association of the Americas...

Registration Open for CropLife America’s Pesticide Communications Training Workshop

  • On August 18, 2022

Are you interested in learning how to confidently and effectively talk about pesticides? Would you like to learn how...

Last Chance to Register for the 2022 ASTA Management Academy

  • On August 18, 2022

Time is running out to register for the 2022 ASTA Management Academy this August 30-September 1 at Purdue University!...

What’s new at Innovature?

  • On August 18, 2022

As part of a new “profiles in plant breeding” series, Innovature sits down with plant breeders from across the...

ASTA Promotes Safe Handling and Storage of Treated Seed during Harvest

  • On August 3, 2022

As harvest begins across the country, ASTA is reminding farmers and their associations about the importance of taking precautions...

USDA National Agricultural Library Hosts Webinar on Maize, July 26

  • On July 19, 2022

On July 26, the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Library will continue its webinar series with...

UC Davis European Plant Breeding Academy Starts October 2022

  • On July 7, 2022

The Seed Biotechnology Center at UC Davis is offering a professional development course to teach the principles of plant...

Registration is Open for the UC Davis Plant Breeder Leadership Program – Aug. 16-18

  • On July 7, 2022

Formerly known as Program Management, the Leadership Program for Plant Breeders, August 16-18 at UC Davis, is extended to...

Early Registration for NAPB’s Annual Meeting Ends July 15

  • On July 7, 2022

Register for the National Association of Plant Breeders (NAPB) Annual Meeting by July 15 to avoid late registration rates!...