Last month the New York Times (NTYs) published an anti-seed-industry opinion piece by celebrity chef Dan Barber. In response, ASTA President & CEO Andy LaVigne submitted a Letter to the Editor which ran in the NYTs web edition, and ASTA Chair Wayne Gale penned a longer-form Op-ed which ran in Seed World. We encourage you to show your support for the seed industry and its many contributions to society by sharing both ASTA pieces through your channels using #JustGrowIt.
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An explosion in berry farming here, fed by a growing American obsession with breakfast smoothies and antioxidant-rich fruits, is fueling one of the thorniest disagreements in the talks to redo the North American Free Trade Agreement that resume this coming week. Read moreRead More »