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Craig Newman Takes Over as Chair of ASTA

Craig Newman (center) with his family who figure prominently in his life when he’s not busy acting as president and CEO of AgReliant Genetics or as chair of ASTA. Craig...
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Importance of Seed Associations Cannot be Overstated

Why do we need so many seed associations? We have local, regional, national and international associations, all requiring resources: time, money, ideas, skills and tons of initiative. But why? I...
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Everybody’s Friend

Everybody’s Friend Former Southern Seed Association Man of the Year Kurt Austermann passed away earlier this year. Colleagues recall the man and his impact on the seed sector. Kurt Austermann was...
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Plant Breeders Look to the Future

Plant Breeders Look to the Future Members of the National Association of Plant Breeders and the Plant Breeding Coordinating Committee flocked to Florida to network, strategize and take in new...
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Greece Hosts ISF World Seed Congress

World Congress Shows Seed Industry Vibrant as Ever There was no shortage of opportunities to learn, network and trade for attendees of ISF’s 2013 World Seed Congress in Athens, Greece. With...
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Modernizing Seed Movement in Europe

Modernizing the Movement of Seed in Europe New marketing regulations should allow for stronger private sector involvement, say advocates. Although the foundation of Europe’s seed marketing rules remains solid, the time has...
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Sizing Up the Seed Sector

With the adoption of new technology around the globe, and more mouths to feed, the seed industry is experiencing rapid growth. What size is the global seed industry today...