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Another Bad Experiment: Dicamba-Tolerant Soybeans

Monsanto recently announced that it is close to receiving full approval for a dicamba-tolerant trait in soybeans. Dicamba is similar in structure and mode to herbicides like 2,4-D, a main component of Agent Orange. It volatilizes easily and can drift … Continue reading

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On the Shoulders of Giants

On the shoulders of giants, June 2010 Organic Seed Alliance’s mission is to support the ethical development and stewardship of seed. OSA works from the position that organic food integrity begins with organic seed integrity and our ethical approach to … Continue reading

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Standing Ground

Standing Ground, June 2010 I recently attended a meeting here in Montana where we discussed farmer protection legislation. The purpose was to bring together people with different interests – farmers, seed companies, farm organizations,and state agencies – to find common … Continue reading

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A Note from OSA Executive Director Micaela Colley

Dear OSA reader, As I watch OSA grow and evolve, refining our programs and addressing our mission, I realize we’re reaching a transformative phase where our work is having a true impact on the state of organic seed. After seven … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget: Stand Up for Seed in Madison!

Don’t forget about tomorrow’s DOJ-USDA antitrust meeting in Madison, Wisconsin. As we wrote earlier this week, this is an important opportunity to remind the agencies that seed industry concentration is harming farmers, small businesses, and consumers, and we need meaningful … Continue reading

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