Founded in 1883, the American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) is one of the oldest trade organizations in the United States. Its membership consists of over 700 companies involved in seed production and distribution, plant breeding, and related industries in North America. As an authority on plant germplasm, ASTA advocates science and policy issues of industry-wide importance.
ASTA’s mission is to be an effective voice of action in all matters concerning the development, marketing and movement of seed, associated products and services throughout the world. ASTA promotes the development of better seed to produce better crops for a better quality of life.
Tritium3H is a proud ASTA member, we value the advocacy role ASTA plays in working to improve regulatory policy, reducing barriers to international seed trade and educating government and society about the benefits of technology and plant breeding innovation. We actively participate in supporting industry initiatives to make progress in these areas.
Jayme Hunter has over 20 years of entrepreneurial experience in Alberta oilfield and agriculture sectors. Jayme owns and operates a family farm located at Caroline, Alberta, he founded and manages a small community minded investment fund, and owns and operates a real estate holding company focused on long term passive revenue assets.
Scott Horner has 25 years of experience in the International Seed industry and holds the positions of Director on the Canadian Seed Growers Association National Board and current Past President of the Seed Association of the Americas, he is also a Past President of the Canadian Seed Trade Association, having served on the board and executive for 9 years.