About NSTA

NSTA was established in 1950 to promote the interests of the northern seed trade. NSTA works with educational and regulatory authorities and other interested agencies in the development of a sound and effective seed program.

NSTA conducts conferences, seminars and forums intended to educate and inform members and the general public regarding subjects of interest to the northern seed industry and advocates for policy and regulatory reform on the federal, state, provincial and local levels on behalf of the northern seed industry and its members.


NSTA members are a diverse group of individuals, firms, and corporations regularly engaged in the wholesale distribution or conditioning of seeds for planting. Membership categories include:

  • Active Members
  • Associate Members
  • Honorary Members
  • Reciprocal Partners

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Tina Bowling
Executive Director


Mailing Address:
PO Box 867
Berea, KY 40403

Telephone:  855-339-4267

Fax:  859-623-8694



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