Category Archives: GMOs

OSA to Host Symposium on Regional Plant Breeding Needs

  Announcement Follows Report that Identifies Severe Gaps in Public Breeding Infrastructure Organic Seed Alliance (OSA) has announced that it will host a symposium this spring to identify opportunities and priorities for advancing organic plant breeding in the Pacific Northwest. … Continue reading

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Which Non-GMO Silage Corn is Best for Your Farm?

Arcata, CA – Organic Seed Alliance (OSA) has published a report that details results from a silage corn variety trial. The trials were conducted in the North Coast of California to help the region’s farmers identify which organic and other … Continue reading

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Who Controls Our Seed? One CA County Will Decide

For more than a decade, local governments across the U.S. have passed resolutions that aim to control the planting of genetically engineered crops. These successes include dozens of towns in New England and several counties in California where GE crops … Continue reading

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Save Our Bees, Save Our Seed

Pollinators are an essential partner in our work to build healthy, organic seed systems that support biodiversity and provide high-quality seed. The focus on pollinators this week is a helpful reminder that the dramatic and ongoing decline in pollinators – … Continue reading

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One Year After GE Wheat Contamination & Still No Answers

One Year After GE Wheat Contamination, Wheat Farmers and Advocates Demand Immediate Action from USDA May 29, 2014—On the one-year anniversary of the Department of Agriculture’s announcement of finding an unapproved, genetically engineered (GE) wheat in an Oregon field, farmers and … Continue reading

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