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Members of Congress to USDA: Protect Organic Integrity

Thanks to your calls and emails, 56 members of Congress have signed onto a letter asking USDA to maintain the current ban on planting GE alfalfa and address the serious deficiencies in the draft Environmental Impact Statement. The letter points … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Maintains Ban on Planting GE Alfalfa

Contacts:              George Kimbrell, Center for Food Safety, 415-826-2770, c: 571-527-8618 John Bianchi, Goodman Media, 212-576-2700, c: 917-693-4290 SUPREME COURT RULING IN MONSANTO CASE IS VICTORY FOR CENTER FOR FOOD SAFETY, FARMERS High Court Delivers Ruling That Leaves Ban on … Continue reading

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Cast a Vote with Your Voice in Wisconsin!

The Departments of Justice and Agriculture are hosting their next antitrust workshop in Madison, Wisconsin, on Friday, June 25, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. While the event is focused on antitrust in dairy, this is an important opportunity to … Continue reading

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Frank Morton on the Importance of Open-Pollinated Seed

OSA board member Frank Morton explains the benefits of open pollination in plant breeding and the important role of farmers in the selection process to improve varieties. Morton emphasizes the difference between organically grown and organically bred seed. Thanks to … Continue reading

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OSA launches YouTube page – new videos of organic carrot breeding project

We’re certainly not a first-adapter of web technologies here at OSA, but we finally have a YouTube page. Today I went to the greenhouse with Dr. John Navazio, Senior Scientist at OSA, and there amongst the flies (they’re great pollinators … Continue reading

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