News Releases

ASTA’s Follow-up Information on Intellectual Property Considerations for Prevent Plant

July 3, 2019

We received the following question on planting corn and soybeans as a cover crop in a prevent plant situation:         Question: Can a farmer plant soybeans that they have stored? The American Seed Trade Association encourages ...

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We are Conservation Champions

June 20, 2019

A small group of conservation-minded growers met this week in D.C. to explore ways to amplify understanding and awareness of farmers’ roles in stewardship of the soil, water and air. This inaugural team of Conservation ...

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Risk Management Agency Announces Special Provisions for Cover Crop Terminations

May 30, 2019

The Risk Management Agency announced changes to cover crop termination rules in eight states. According to the May 28 Manager’s Bulletin, “Producers in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin have ...

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Resources for Farmers to BeSure! About Best Stewardship Practices this Spring

April 18, 2019

Bees and butterflies are buzzing as spring is in the air. It’s that time of year again: planting season! Farmers today rely on neonicotinoid products as a tool to manage destructive insects, increase yields and ...

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