Seed Science Center visiting scientist Stephen Smith earned one of the American Seed Trade Association's (ASTA) most prestigious awards June 23, 2017, during their summer meeting. Smith was named recipient of the Association's Lifetime Honorary Member Award.
The award recognized Smith for this untiring service to ASTA and the seed industry. Smith has served on intellectual property committees for both the ASTA and the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO). He chairs the International Seed Federation's Intellectual Property Committee and is a Fellow of the Crop Science Society of America.
Excerpts from SeedWorld.com News—Author, Julie Deering
June 23, 2017