Catch Up on Your Seed News!

OSA SEED DIGEST (October 15, 2010)

The Changing Landscape of Seed Advocacy Perhaps you’ve read the reports on shifting attitudes toward GE crops. How do we as an organic community respond?

On Seed and Salmon The regulatory and environmental concerns around GE salmon echo many that OSA discusses in the context of GE crops and seed.

The Conventional Sugar Beet Seed Question It’s up to a handful of sugar beet seed companies to come clean to farmers about the state of conventional seed.

OSA Announces Staff Changes Organic Seed Alliance announces new director of advocacy, co-founder and former director moving to an advisory role

Report from OSA’s Grain & Seed Field Day in Humboldt County OSA hosted a grain and seed field day at Shakefork Community Farm in Carlotta, Humboldt County, CA

OSA’s Dan Hobbs on Seed Security Listen to OSA’s Dan Hobbs discuss the role of organic seed production in restoring skills and knowledge at the farm level.

OSA IN THE NEWS

Organic breeders push for tougher plants, longer season

U.S. GM sugar beet case takes new twist

UPCOMING EVENTS

NOVIC Farmer Field Day (November 1, 2010) Red Dog Farm in Chimicum, WA

2010 Tilth Producers Annual Conference: Organic Agriculture: The Root of Rural Development (November 12-14, 2010) in Port Townsend, Washington (OSA staff will be presenting)

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