Seed Industry to “Storm the Hill”

Dan Cooper Industry News Release, Legislative, Seeds

Seed industry advocates will “Storm the Hill” as part of the American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) Legislative Fly-in, Wednesday, April 5, in Washington, D.C.  “Storm the Hill” is a unique opportunity for ASTA members representing every crop and every part of the nation to join together with a unified voice on Capitol Hill.Read More

Vegetable and Flower Seed Conference This Weekend

Kelsey Fry Seeds, Technology, Top Posts, Vegetables

Andy LaVigne, president and CEO of the American Seed Trade Association (ASTA), is gearing up for the 56th Vegetable and Flower Seed Conference. This year's conference is being held January 28–31 at Disney World in Orlando, Florida. This is the conference's second year working with Disney. The conference will provide attendees with a behind-the-scenes look…

UF/IFAS SHARE Council Honors HM.CLAUSE CEO for Volunteer Service

Josh McGill Seeds

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Matthew Johnston, chief executive officer for international vegetable seed company HM.CLAUSE, has been named 2016 Volunteer of the Year by the UF/IFAS SHARE Council, a volunteer leadership board that works to secure sources of private support for the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. Johnston was honored Dec. 12…

New Administration May Benefit Seed Industry

Josh McGill Seeds, Top Posts

A new administration likely means changes are coming on the regulation front for agriculture industries. Seed industry leaders say the new philosophies could be beneficial to their key issues. American Seed Trade Association President and CEO Andy LaVigne spoke about the presidential election results and what it means for the seed industry. “Well, I think…

PMA’s Fresh Summit

Josh McGill Berries, Leafy Vegetables, Seeds, Vegetables 0 Comments

Another Record-breaking Year for PMA’s Fresh SummitFrom the Produce Marketing Association: Atlanta, Ga. — Produce Marketing Association’s (PMA) Fresh Summit Convention and Expo, the annual homecoming of the fresh produce and floral industry, drew record-breaking attendance from the global supply chain attracting 19,332 attendees from 63 countries, Oct. 23-25 at the Georgia World Congress Center…