Author Archives: Kristina Hubbard

New Report Describes Organic Seed Needs for Montana

We’re happy to announce the release of our most recent regional seed needs assessment. This new report details the organic seed needs of vegetable growers in Montana. The findings are based on a statewide survey conducted earlier this year as part … Continue reading

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OSA to Present at NOSB Meeting this Week

OSA is in St. Louis this week for the fall meeting of the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB). The agenda includes a number of seed-related discussion documents and proposals, from strengthening the National Organic Program’s (NOP) guidance document on the … Continue reading

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Organic Seed is on the Menu at Next NOSB Meeting

The fall meeting for the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) is just around the corner. Join OSA in St. Louis, MO, from November 15th through the 18th, 2016, for timely discussions and public comment opportunities on a number of organic … Continue reading

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Reports Describe Plant Breeding Priorities for Organic

Organic Seed Alliance (OSA) and Cornell University today announced the release of two reports that detail plant breeding priorities for organic agriculture in the Pacific Northwest and Northeast, respectively. The assessments are a result of surveys and regional working groups that … Continue reading

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Seed consolidation continues. So should resistance.

The seed industry is one of the most consolidated in agriculture, and it’s getting worse. Bayer recently announced that it reached a merger agreement with Monsanto, which will create the world’s largest supplier in seeds and agricultural chemicals. DuPont and … Continue reading

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