#ASTAannual Blazing Trails in Portland

asta-16-signBlazing Trails is the theme for the history-making joint convention of the Oregon Seed Association and American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) in Portland, June 18-22, 2016. ASTA’s 133rd annual meeting is being held in the Willamette Valley, an area of about one million acres of farmland extending 100 miles to the south of Portland.

2016 ASTA Annual Meeting Photo Album

Getting Social with @Better_Seed
Interview with Jim Schweigert, Gro Alliance

#ASTAannual Opening Reception Jam
Interview with ASTA chair Risa DeMasi, Grassland Oregon

Krysta Harden Keynotes #ASTAannual
ASTA Annual remarks from Krysta Harden, DuPont

#ASTAannual Honors #Seed Industry Legend
Interview with ASTA award winner Dr. Owen Newlin

Seeds of Tomorrow at #ASTAannual
Remarks by Debbie Wells, CASIS

#ASTAannual Honors Exemplary Members
Interview with Mike Gumina, ASTA Award Winner

#ASTAannual Selects New IEC Chair
Interview with ASTA IEC Chair, Karen Withers

Supporting Future #Seed Researchers
Interview with ASRF Scholarship sponsor Monsanto and winner Matthew Rhine

Soil Health Institute at #ASTAannual
Interview with Wayne Honeycutt, Soil Health Institute

Mukuka Talks Food Security at #ASTAannual
Interview with John Mukuka, COMESA

Senate Committee to Vote on Plant Genetics Treaty
Interview with Andy LaVigne, ASTA

Reconnecting with Zimmie at #ASTAannual
Update on Zimmie with Casey Zeller, AgReliant Genetics

#ASTAannual Elects New Leadership
Interview with incoming ASTA chair, Mark Herrmann Interview with incoming ASTA first chair, Tracy Tally

Historic #ASTAannual with OSA is a Win-Win
Interview with OSA president Greg Loberg Interview with outgoing ASTA chair Risa DeMasi

Industry Pleased with #GMO Labeling Compromise
Interview with Andy LaVigne, ASTA

35 Years Experience Advocating at #ASTAannual
Interview with Katie Fast, Oregonians for Food and Shelter