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ASTA Testifies before House Ag Committee on Plant Breeding Innovation, Farm Bill

American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) President and CEO Andy LaVigne testified today at a U.S. House Agriculture Committee hearing on the farm bill and innovation in specialty crops.

 

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from the Agricultural Retailers Association Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives (H.R. 953) and U.S. Senate (S. 340) that would clarify that federal law does not require the redundant and unfairly burdensome National Polluntant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits for already regulated pesticide applications.  Click[…]

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Smart Farming Through The Internet Of Things

The so-called “smart agriculture” market is projected to reach $13.5 billion by 2023. As technologies like the Internet of Things transform business and farming operations from the U.S. to East Africa and India, there is enormous opportunity to improve the quality and sustainability of our food – not just the volume of yield. Read[…]

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