Category Archives: GMOs

TAKE ACTION Make Sure Organic is Funded & Protected

UPDATED 3-14-13 Senator Tester (MT) has introduced an amendment (#74) that strikes the “biotech rider” language (background here) from the continuing resolution. The amendment ensures USDA’s oversight of GE crops is not undermined and also avoids unnecessary interferences with the … Continue reading

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Farmer Seed Stewardship: Andrew Still and Sarah Kleeger

Adaptive Seeds Andrew Still and Sarah Kleeger Sweet Home, Oregon  In 2006, Andrew Still and Sarah Kleeger set out on a four-month journey spanning Northern and Eastern Europe. They dubbed this trip the “Seed Ambassadors Project,” where the objective of … Continue reading

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Canola in the Willamette Valley: An Update & Opportunity

Oregonians, mark your calendars: The next canola public hearing is this Wednesday, January 23rd, at 9:00 am Pacific at the Salem Fairgrounds. The comment period on the latest proposed rule closes soon after, on January 25th, at 5:00 pm Pacific. … Continue reading

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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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