2014 ASTA CSS and Seed Expo

15958585676_775ccba5b8_mASTA’s 69th Annual Corn & Sorghum Research Conference and 44th Soybean Seed Research Conference is America’s largest seed industry conference. Over 2,600 attendees representing the U.S. and 20 countries come to CSS for an exciting week of collaboration and networking.

This year’s event was held December 8-12 in Chicago.

2014 ASTA CSS & Seed Expo photo album

ASTA CSS 2014 and Seed Expo Kicks Off
Interview with Andy LaVigne, ASTA CEO

Simplot CEO Speaks at ASTA CSS
Bill Whitacre, Simplot President and CEO, keynote address
Interview with Bill Whitacre, Simplot President and CEO

Seed Industry to Launch Consumer Education Effort
ASTA CEO Andy LaVigne unveils consumer research

BASF Talks Emerging Seed Industry Trends at CSS
Interview with Mike McFatrich, BASF

BASF on Importance of Coatings and Inoculants
Interview with Steve Bergschneider, BASF

BASF Highlights Compostable Polymers at CSS
Ruth Watts, BASF

Fermentation Education from BASF at CSS
Interview with Chris Fieden, BASF

ASTA CSS Focus on Pollinators
Interview with Laurie Davies Adams, Pollinator Partnership

ASTA Chairs Pleased with CSS 2014
Interview with ASTA chair John Schoenecker, HM. Clause
Interview with ASTA 1st vice chair Risa DeMasi, Grassland Oregon

EPA Approves Bayer CropScience’s ILeVO® for SDS
Interview with John Carlson, Bayer Crop Science

Bayer CropScience to Open New Seed Growth Center
Interview with Brad May, Bayer Crop Science
Presentation by Brad May, Bayer Crop Science

Bayer CropScience Commitment to Innovation
David Hollinrake, Bayer CropScience CSS 2014 press conference

Bayer to Fund 2015 FFA Grants for Bee Health
Interview with Becky Langer, Bayer CropScience on FFA partnership

Bayer CropScience Soybean Update
Diego Angelo at CSS 2014 Bayer CropScience press conference

UF Prof is Biotech Advocate
Interview with Kevin Folta, University of Florida professor

Economic Outlook at ASTA
Interview with Dan Basse, Ag Resources

Research Looks at Value of Neonicotinoids
Dr. Pete Nowak, AgInfomatics

African Seed Trade Learns from ASTA
Interview with Denias Zaranyika, AFSTA

Future Seed Executives at CSS & Seed Expo
Ryan Betka, ASTA FuSE Chairman

ASTA Seed Foundation Update
Bud Hughes, First the Seed Foundation chairman