Author Archives: Kristina Hubbard

Time to Speak Out Against 2,4-D Crops: Deadline March 11

The comment deadline has been extended to March 11, 2014. USDA has taken a big step toward approving Dow’s herbicide-tolerant corn and soybeans engineered to survive applications of 2,4-D herbicides. In January the agency announced through a draft environmental impact … Continue reading

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Organic Seed Growers Conference Webinars Now Available

Webinars from Organic Seed Alliance’s (OSA) 7th Organic Seed Growers Conference are now available for viewing. The archived series can be found on eOrganic’s YouTube channel at http://bit.ly/1iXoUbO. The webinar series was live streamed from the conference earlier this month … Continue reading

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Organic Seed Growers Conference Draws 850 Participants

Organic Seed Alliance’s (OSA) 7th Organic Seed Growers Conference drew a record turnout last week, with 450 participants attending the event in Corvallis, Oregon, from January 30 – February 1, 2014, and an additional 400 people joining the conference via … Continue reading

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Pollinator Management for Organic Seed Producers

From alfalfa to zucchini, it all begins with a seed. Whether you save seeds in your garden or produce seeds on a larger scale, considering pollination is a critical step. A new publication from the Xerces Society and Organic Seed … Continue reading

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OSA to Participate in Sustainable Ag Lecture Series on Feb. 5th

The SLO Seed Exchange and Cal Poly’s Center for Sustainability Sustainable Ag Lecture Series are co-sponsoring a seed saving workshop and talk on Wednesday, February 5, 2014, by OSA’s Jared Zystro. The workshop on Fundamentals of Organic Seed Production will be held at … Continue reading

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