Author Archives: Kristina Hubbard

New Seed Internship Program Announced

Organic Seed Alliance (OSA) and the Multinational Exchange for Sustainable Agriculture (MESA) are proud to announce the launch of the Seed Internship Program, the first of its kind in the U.S. The program matches individuals who want to learn about … Continue reading

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National Organic Seed Growers Conference Draws Hundreds of Participants

Organic Seed Alliance’s (OSA) 8th Organic Seed Growers Conference drew a record turnout last weekend, with more than 500 participants attending the event in Corvallis, Oregon, from February 4 – 6, 2016, and an additional 330 people joining the conference … Continue reading

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USDA Proposes More Oversight of GE Wheat: Is it Enough?

UPDATE 12/11/15: The USDA officially announced that it will require permits for all future GE wheat field trials. Thanks to the organizations and businesses that signed our comments calling for these permits and strong containment conditions. Background: The US Department of … Continue reading

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First-Ever Northwest Organic Plant Breeding Symposium

OSA will host a symposium this winter to identify opportunities and priorities for advancing organic plant breeding in the Pacific Northwest. The symposium will be held in conjunction with our 8th Organic Seed Growers Conference on February 3, 2016, in … Continue reading

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Montana Organic Seed Workshop to be Held Dec. 3

OSA is leading a workshop for specialty crop growers interested in learning how to conduct organic variety trials on their farm. The workshop is offered as part of the Montana Organic Association’s annual conference on December 3, 2015, at the Holiday … Continue reading

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