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First the Seed
Texas Seed Trade Association

Learn about ricetec - one of our premier members
 
RiceTec
 
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PogueAgriPartners
TriCalSuperiorForage
TrinityLogistics
TurnerSeed
S&WSeedCompany

Improve your seed production

Texas Seed Trade Association helps members connect with experts, access research, share knowledge and drive the industry.

Our Expertise

Lobbying

All seed producers in Texas are represented by the Texas Seed Trade Association

Legislation

TSTA works to enact legislation to ensure fair trade practices both domestic and internationally, and continue the Texas commitment to producing high quality seeds recognized the world over for excellence

Grow Out

The Texas Seed Trade Association hosts the Texas Winter Seed Growouts in Puerto Rico and Costa Rica and collaborates with the Texas Department of Agriculture to facilitate seed certification

Research

TSTA facilitates current and future developments in seed and crop technology and an opportunity for TSTA Associate members to showcase their products and services

Education

The TSTA Foundation furnishes 13 annual college scholarships to deserving Texas students that might otherwise have difficulty getting the education they need

Cooperation

Texas Seed Trade Association members work together to continue the Texas commitment to producing high quality seeds recognized the world over for excellence

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Quality seeds are the foundation of
human and animal life on earth

  

HOW WE FIT IN

Latest NEWS Posts

 


Weekly Update will resume later in June 2024

TSTA Weekly Update - 05/30/2024

Member and Seed Related News
International Seed Federation (ISF): 13 organizations sign historic agreement to fight illegal seed practices
Illicit Trade in Food and Food Fraud
Op-Ed: Misguided Populists Put American Farmers at Risk
U.S. Trade Deficit Doubles, Soybean Exports to China Down 23%, Corn Down 67%
Transgenic expression of Rubisco Factors increases photosynthesis and chilling tolerance in maize
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Vegetable availability in the US continued its decline

TSTA Weekly Update - 05/23/2024

Member and Seed Related News
Vegetable availability in the US Continued its 20-year decline
House Chairman's Opening Statement at Markup of Farm, Food, & National Security Act of 2024
AG Sec'y Vilsack Sharply Criticizes House' Farm Bill
Ohalo’s Boosted Breeding Technology Unveiled by David Friedberg - Passing on 100% of the Genes from both Parents
Portal eases payment of seed royalties
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Cover Crop Use as percent of total cropland, by county, 2022

TSTA Weekly Update - 05/16/2024

Member and Seed Related News
China Approves GM Wheat Crops
USDA Releases Map Showing Where Cover Crops are Used
Mitosis instead of meiosis - Researchers breed tomato plants that contain the complete genetic material of both parent plants
House AG Committee Chair Thompson Releases Additional 2024 Farm Bill Details, Issues Open Letter
Farm Bill Lobbying Exceeds $500 Million, Major Players Listed
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