Category Archives: Organic Plant Breeding

Featured Publication: Conduct Variety Trials on Your Farm

Variety trials are important because they allow farmers, plant breeders, and seed companies to evaluate the performance of seed options available. When you conduct a variety trial on your farm, you’re able to see which varieties perform best in your climate and have … Continue reading

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Summer Newsletter: A Roadmap for Organic Seed

I’m excited to share that State of Organic Seed, 2016 is now available! This report is part of our ongoing project to monitor the status of organic seed in the US and execute recommendations that increase the diversity, quality, and … Continue reading

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Just Released! State of Organic Seed, 2016

We’re proud to announce our first five-year update on the status of organic seed in the US. The report, State of Organic Seed, 2016, is part of an ongoing project to measure progress in meeting the organic seed needs of farmers. Organic … Continue reading

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Learn How to Breed Crops in Montana

Join the Northern Organic Vegetable Improvement Collaborative (NOVIC) for a two-day classroom and field-based course on plant breeding from September 13 – 14, 2016. NOVIC is a multi-state partnership between farmers and researchers to address the plant breeding needs of organic agriculture … Continue reading

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OSA’s Brook Brouwer to Join WSU Extension

Organic Seed Alliance is pleased to announce that Research and Education Associate Brook Brouwer will soon join Washington State University as its Director of San Juan County Extension. In his new position, Brouwer will continue to support OSA by collaborating on current … Continue reading

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