Author Archives: Jared Zystro

California Hubs Focus on Organic Seed Education, Networking

OSA’s California activities are in full swing, with organic plant breeding, variety trials, and educational workshops happening throughout the state. In five regional hubs — the Northeast, Northwest, Bay Area, Sierras, and far South — we’re focused on activities that … Continue reading

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Organic Silage Corn Trials Featured at Upcoming Field Day

Titus Dairy and Organic Seed Alliance will host a variety trial field day to showcase the 2015 local organic silage corn variety trials. The field day will be held on Wednesday, September 30, 2015, at Titus Dairy in Ferndale, CA. … Continue reading

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OSA Hosts First-Ever California Organic Seed Summit

Organic Seed Alliance recently hosted the first-ever California Organic Seed Summit atĀ Rudolf Steiner CollegeĀ in Fair Oaks. The purpose was to convene organic seed growers and organic seed companies to not just learn from each other, but to create a plan … Continue reading

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Silage Corn Trials for Organic Dairy Farms in California

Dairy farming is an integral part of agriculture on the North Coast of California. The climate and the soils of North Coast deltas, river valleys, and flood plains allow dairy farmers to graze cows on excellent pasture for most of … Continue reading

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Harvest Season in California

OSA’s organic wheat trials are coming to a close for the year in California. This month we harvested the commercial trial in Upper Lake, which included many spring wheat varieties. We’re also hosting a wheat field tour this Friday. See … Continue reading

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