Viroid Detection

Easily transmitted and quick to adapt, viroids are major seed phytosanitary issue. On the front lines of viroid detection, Pleasant Grove based California Seed and Plant (CSP) Laboratories provides high...
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John Wyffels Says an Independent Mindset Leads to Independent Decision Making

John Wyffels, President & CEO, Wyffels Hybrids talks with Julie Deering at the ASTA’s CSS 2018 & Seed Expo in Chicago, Illinois from December 3-6, 2018. Wyffels shares about...
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Sterling Weeda (Schlessman Seed Company) Thinks Animal Genetics Ties in Well With Plant Breeding

Sterling Weeda, Popcorn Research Director of Schlessman Seed Company talks with Julie Deering at the ASTA’s CSS 2018 & Seed Expo in Chicago, Illinois from December 3-6, 2018. Weeda...
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Andy LaVigne (ASTA) Wants to Have More Conversations With Consumers

Andy LaVigne, President and CEO of ASTA talks with Julie Deering at the ASTA’s CSS 2018 & Seed Expo in Chicago, Illinois from December 3-6, 2018. They chat about...

A Slice of Bread and Butter for the Gluten Intolerant?

Researchers are using gene editing with the hopes of modifying the protein of wheat to help those with celiac disease.  The rise of people dealing with celiac disease leads to...
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From the Floor – ASTA CSS 2018 & Seed Expo – Ag Biotech

Mark Massoudi, President from Ag Biotech talks from the floor at the ASTA CSS 2018 & Seed Expo in Chicago, Illinois from December 3-6, 2018.

Seed Morphology Gets a Boost

A new international association aims to strengthen a crucial area of expertise. For years, there has been a shrinking level of expertise in the area of seed morphology. According to...
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From the Floor – ASTA CSS 2018 & Seed Expo – Nufarm

Tom Croll, Technical Services Manager from Nufarm talks from the floor at the ASTA CSS 2018 & Seed Expo in Chicago, Illinois from December 3-6, 2018.
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From the Floor – ASTA CSS 2018 & Seed Expo – Omara

Justin Kean, Project Engineer from Omara talks from the floor at the ASTA CSS 2018 & Seed Expo in Chicago, Illinois from December 3-6, 2018.
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From the Floor – ASTA CSS 2018 & Seed Expo – ABS Agro Business...

Ineke Leidelmeijer ABS Agro Business Solutions talks from the floor at the ASTA CSS 2018 & Seed Expo in Chicago, Illinois from December 3-6, 2018.
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From the Floor – ASTA CSS 2018 & Seed Expo – BASF – LibertyLink,...

Jody Wynia, Justin Clark, and Martin Horrocks of BASF talks from the floor at the ASTA CSS 2018 & Seed Expo in Chicago, Illinois from December 3-6, 2018.
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From the Floor – ASTA CSS 2018 & Seed Expo – Envision

Johnathan Shaver of Envision talks from the floor at the ASTA CSS 2018 & Seed Expo in Chicago, Illinois from December 3-6, 2018.
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From the Floor – ASTA CSS 2018 & Seed Expo – Clipper

Phil Teeple of Clipper talks from the floor at the ASTA CSS 2018 & Seed Expo in Chicago, Illinois from December 3-6, 2018.
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From the Floor – ASTA CSS 2018 & Seed Expo – BASF – Ilevo...

Kerry Grossweiler and Jeremiah Mullock of BASF talks from the floor at the ASTA CSS 2018 & Seed Expo in Chicago, Illinois from December 3-6, 2018.

Soybean Helps Rebuild Nigeria Post Conflict

Since 2012, violence inflicted by Boko Haram and other extremists has uprooted tens of thousands of Nigerians from their communities. Entire villages abandoned. Bridges bombed. Churches burned. Crops and...
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From the Floor – ASTA CSS 2018 & Seed Expo – Buhler

Don Uglow of Buhler talks from the floor at the ASTA CSS 2018 & Seed Expo in Chicago, Illinois from December 3-6, 2018.
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From the Floor – ASTA CSS 2018 & Seed Expo – Meridian Manufacturing

Gerald and Ray of Meridian Manufacturing talks from the floor at the ASTA CSS 2018 & Seed Expo in Chicago, Illinois from December 3-6, 2018.
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From the Floor – ASTA CSS 2018 & Seed Expo – O’Mara Ag &...

Robert E. (Robin) O’Mara, President of Omara Ag & Equipment Services talks from the floor at the ASTA CSS 2018 & Seed Expo in Chicago, Illinois from December 3-6,...

Labor Pool More of a Muddy River

Labor is not only more difficult to find but it’s also harder to keep. If you think visually of the term “labor pool,” you might imagine a nice clean swimming...
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SIPA Technical Education Unit Webinar & Podcast – Brought to you by Seed World

SIPA hosted an Education Unit on December 3, 2018 at the ASTA CSS & Seed Expo meeting in Chicago, Illinois.   A Panel discussion updating IP, Patents, PVPs and Branding cases and law...