News Releases

ASA Sees WOTUS Repeal as Step Towards Regulatory Certainty

September 12, 2019

Washington, D.C. Sept. 12, 2019.  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said in June 2017 that it would repeal the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule and today has followed through on that promise. ...

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2015 WOTUS Repealed

September 12, 2019

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today the repeal of a 2015 rule that expanded the definition of “waters of the United States,” or WOTUS, under the Clean Water ...

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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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