From freedom rides to tractor crankin’, members of the seed industry are showing their passionate sides by weaving hobbies and industry together and coming up with unique, fun, family-oriented events.
The seed industry aims to ease the transition of seed technology once patents expire. During the past year and a half, a core group of individuals representing the U.S. seed industry have been working through the details of creating a framework to help transition from patented to generic biotech events. [continue reading]
As the American Seed Trade Association Management Academy celebrates its twenty-fifth anniversary, it is a reminder that educating employees is more important than ever before.
The Future Seed Executives Committee (FuSE) Campus Connections program wrapped up its sixth annual program this year in National Harbor, MD. In the face of an aging industry, events such as this foster recruitment and education of both students and young professionals and are more critical ethan ever before.·[continue reading]
Blake Curtis of Curtis & Curtis Inc. is bringing his experience as an owner of an innovative seed business to his new role as incoming chairman of the American Seed Trade Association.
Countries worldwide are making progress on protecting intellectual property rights, creating opportunities and benefits for seed companies in the United States.