#ASTACSS in Chicago

asta-css-2016-photoAmerica’s largest seed industry conference – the American Seed Trade Association 71st Corn & Sorghum Seed Research Conference 46th Soybean Seed Research Conference and Seed Expo, better known as ASTA’s CSS 2016 & Seed Expo, or #ASTA-CSS, was held December 6-9 in Chicago.

The event brings together over 3,000 seed industry professionals for educational and networking opportunities and the program includes the most timely session topics for participants. There is an expanded Student Track program this year that offers opportunities for students and young professionals to collaborate with industry veterans on their future career paths. There’s also a new Columbus Hall Innovations Lounge and round table meeting area, as well as the Expo that features everything new in the seed industry.

2016 ASTA CSS 2016 & Seed Expo Photo Album

SGS Brookings Moving to New Building
Interview with Nichole Berkenhoff, SGS

Moving the Middle at #ASTACSS
Tim Hassigner, Dow AgroSciences

#JustGrowIt Video Unveiled at #ASTACSSASTA-CSS General Session

The Ag Outlook at #ASTACSS
Interview with Dan Basse, Ag Resource Company

Evolution of Plant Breeding in Focus at #ASTACSS
Andy LaVigne, ASTA Jerry Flint, DuPont Pioneer Corinne Marshall, Sakata Seeds America Juliet Marshall, University of Idaho Gene Editing and Consumers

#Seed is Focus of New @BASFAgProducts R&D Center
Interview with Nathan Froese, BASF

Everyday Advocate at #ASTACSS
Interview with Jessie Alt, DuPont Pioneer

BASF Proud to Support FFA at #ASTACSS
Interview with Colby Mower, BASF

Beck’s & Benson Hill Partner for Corn Genetics
Interview with Matt Crisp, Benson Hill Biosystems

ASTA Chair Optimistic for 2017 at #ASTACSS
Interview with Mark Herrmann, ASTA Chairman

Clariant Introduces New Pigment at #ASTACSS
Interview with Mark Self and Andreas Wacker, Clariant

Review of #ASTACSS from President LaVigne
Interview with Andy LaVigne, ASTA

BASF’s Future #Seed Giant at #ASTACSS
Interview with Justin Clark, BASF

Chromatin Talks #Sorghum at #ASTACSS –
Interview with Charles Miller, Chromatin

Bayer Partners with ASTA for Communications
Interview with David Hollinrake, Bayer

Chicago School Growing Future Ag Careers
Interview with JaMonica Marion, CHSAS ag teacher

Sonny Beck: Glancing Back at #ASTACSS
Sonny Beck, Glancing Back and Moving Forward in a Rapidly Changing Industry

Ninety Years of DuPont Pioneer at #ASTACSS
Paul Schickler, President of DuPont Pioneer

Talent in the Workplace from #ASTACSS
Jon Leafstedt, Kincannon & Reed

#Seed Industry – Past and Future
Sonny Beck at ASTA-CSS 2016 Paul Schickler, President of DuPont Pioneer Jon Leafstedt, Kincannon & Reed ASTA CSS Panel Discussion