Agriculture Industry Trade Groups, Stakeholders Make Progress in Developing a Framework for the Seed Marketplace

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Agriculture Industry Trade Groups, Stakeholders Make Progress in Developing a Framework for the Seed Marketplace

<0> AgChoiceLindsay Murphy, 202-494-6580 </0>

“AgChoice applauds ASTA, BIO and the five initial signatories for the completion of part one of an industry Accord that will establish a framework for competition after biotechnology traits go off patent. This is a positive development for an industry facing more than 10 biotech seed traits set to expire in the next decade.

“We look forward to continued progress on the Accord process.”

Americans for Choice and Competition in Agriculture (AgChoice) informs key stakeholders about the challenges to innovation and how increased competition in the multi-trait seed marketplace would unleash a wave of American innovation to boost U.S. economic growth, grow exports, and solve the looming global food crisis. For more information, visit .