Category Archives: Organic Plant Breeding

California Seed Hubs Link Up

Organic Seed Alliance hosted the 3rd annual California Organic Seed Summit last month in Montara. The retreat provided an intimate and informal environment for seed producers, breeders, and seed company representatives to connect, share information, and discuss collective actions to … Continue reading

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Working Around the Calendar to Breed Organic Carrots

This past week OSA researchers, Laurie McKenzie and Micaela Colley, joined Dr. Phil Simon and his research team in El Centro, CA, (just north of the Mexico border) to select carrot roots for seed production and breeding. They selected roots … Continue reading

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Apply Today for the Seed Internship Program

Calling all organic seed producers and students! Applications are being accepted for the Seed Internship Program. The Seed Internship Program combines online and classroom learning, farm-based independent study, and real-world experience through a diverse network of family farms. Hosted by … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinars on Organic Tomato Breeding, Flavor, and Disease Management

Join the Tomato Organic Management and Improvement (TOMI) project and eOrganic for two online webinars this month focused on organic tomato production. The first in this two-part live-broadcast series will be held on March 7th at 2:00 p.m. Eastern and the … Continue reading

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Symposium to Showcase Organic Food Projects from Seed to Plate

Organic Seed Alliance (OSA) and EcoFarm will host a one-day symposium in Pacific Grove, California, on January 25, 2017. The gathering will bring together farmers, chefs, grocers, wholesalers, plant breeders, and seed growers who have partnered to create new vegetable … Continue reading

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