Author Archives: Kristina Hubbard

Are You a Farmer Seed Steward?

Farmers who save and improve seed are innovators in their own right. Their seed decisions and practices impact the quality and integrity of the food we eat, the health of our environment, and the viability of this invaluable natural resource. Farmers … Continue reading

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Who’s Responsible for GMO Contamination?

Contamination is a huge problem for farmers who don’t grow genetically engineered (GE) crops, at times costing them the premium price they receive for their crops as well as costs associated with testing, prevention, and clean-up. Contamination is also a … Continue reading

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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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