Category Archives: GMOs

OSA’s 2012 Annual Report

As the year draws to a close, we extend our gratitude for your partnership and support. Thanks to you, we expanded into new regions in 2012 — educating more farmers, developing more organic varieties, and impacting more seed policy. A … Continue reading

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Have You Registered for Organicology?

Organicology is an interactive educational format designed to meet the diverse needs of our rapidly expanding trade. The conference offers curriculum designed to advance trade knowledge across a broad front, from seed producers, farmers, distributors and retailers, to researchers, educators, … Continue reading

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OSA Reports Back from the NOSB Meeting in Rhode Island

I just returned from the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) meeting in Providence, Rhode Island, where OSA was invited to give a formal presentation on the topic of organic seed. The meeting provided an important opportunity to share data from … Continue reading

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Help Protect Oregon’s Organic Seed and Vegetable Farmers

Half of the Willamette Valley is in danger of being opened up to canola production. Canola is a serious threat to several thriving agricultural industries in this region of Oregon, including vegetable and clover seed producers, fresh vegetable producers, and … Continue reading

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UPDATE Canola in the Willamette Valley: Comment by Nov. 2

If you couldn’t attend the public hearing in Salem, OR, you can still weigh in with your comments by November 2, 2012. Find instructions and talking points below, and help ensure the Willamette Valley remains one of the best places … Continue reading

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