The American Seed Trade Association elected Carl Peterson to serve as secretary of its Soybean Seed Division during its annual Corn, Sorghum and Soybean Seed Research Conference in Chicago, Ill. Peterson is president of Peterson Farms Seed, located in rural Harwood.
The Soybean Seed Division is designed to bring individuals who specialize in soybean seeds together to address issues important to their business, the seed industry and agriculture as a whole.
"We are excited to have Carl join our leadership team," said Lisa Nichols, ASTA staff liaison for the Soybean Seed Division. "His knowledge and expertise of the industry will be a benefit as we work to identify issues and bring educational opportunities to our broader membership."
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.