ASTA CSS & Seed Expo

Each December the American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) hosts the ASTA CSS & Seed Expo, America’s largest seed industry convention with the latest information on seed treatment, plant breeding innovation, the agricultural economy outlook, emerging global disease threats and more.

The event is a combination of the Corn and Sorghum Seed Research Conference, the Soybean Seed Research Conference, and the Seed Expo which features hundreds of industry exhibitors.

This virtual ag newsroom includes links to digital media content available free of charge for digital or print publication or broadcast.

ASTA is bringing the time-honored tradition of the CSS & Seed Expo to the industry for 2020 in a virtual format December 7-9. Seed professionals from around the world are coming together for four days of networking and education – with the biggest audience in the show’s 70+ year history expected.


2020 ASTA CSS & Seed Expo Image Album


ASTA Senior Director of Meetings and Service Jennifer Crouse talks about what is in store with the new virtual format.
ASTA Interview with Jennifer Crouse on Seed Expo (7:05)

ASTA President and CEO Andy LaVigne offers post-election comments, 2020 challenges, virtual meetings.
ASTA Interview with Andy LaVigne (10:19)

ASTA Vice President, Scientific Affairs & Policy, Fan-Li Chou discusses regulatory issues and innovation.
ASTA Interview with Fan-Li Chou (10:21)

ASTA Senior Director, International Programs and Policy, Abigail Struxness discusses trade challenges and opportunities in 2020 including, COVID impacts, USMCA, and China.
ASTA Interview with Abigail Struxness (7:33)

Archived years ASTA CSS & Seed Expo content

2019 ASTA CSS and Seed Expo

2018 ASTA CSS and Seed Expo

2017 ASTA CSS and Seed Expo

2016 ASTA CSS and Seed Expo

2015 ASTA CSS and Seed Expo

2014 ASTA CSS and Seed Expo

2013 ASTA CSS and Seed Expo

2012 ASTA CSS and Seed Expo

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