Category Archives: GMO

Spring Letter from Our Executive Director

Farmers have been at the heart of Organic Seed Alliance’s work since our inception. We rely on farm experience, knowledge, and land to inform each component of our work to build organic seed systems — from breeding to production to … Continue reading

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TAKE ACTION Protect Seed Integrity in the Willamette Valley

Oregonians take note: A fast-tracked decision by the Oregon Department of Agriculture will allow canola production in the Willamette Valley, where, up until recently, there has been a canola exclusion zone to protect the integrity of seed crop relatives. OSA … Continue reading

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Iowa Farmers Hard-Pressed to Find Non-GE Seed

Even under antitrust scrutiny, biotech firms controlling most of the seed market continue to steer farmers toward expensive, GE varieties by simply eliminating choice in the marketplace. It may appear that competition is alive and well when looking at the … Continue reading

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USDA Ignores Courts on GMO Sugarbeets :: OSA and Partners File New Suit

USDA has ignored the courts, and is attempting to issue permits for GMO sugarbeet planting.  Organic Seed Alliance and our partners at Center for Food Safety, Earth Justice, and High Mowing Seed are filing a new suit to stop them: … Continue reading

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Gates Biotech Agenda – the latest round in colonialism – extract benefit & create dependence

Last week there was a rare opinion piece in the traditional newspaper pages – and from of all sources the Des Moines Register.  Rare in that in the midst of a sea of “Technology will save the world, and biotech … Continue reading

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