Category Archives: Organic Plant Breeding

Organic Agriculture Research Symposium: Live Broadcasts!

Join eOrganic for selected live broadcasts from the Organic Agriculture Research Symposium in La Crosse, Wisconsin, on February 25 and 26. This online broadcast is free and open to the public. Advance registration is required, but you only need to … Continue reading

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Do You Grow Cowpeas?

Hearing from farmers about their interest in — and experience with — different plant varieties allows public researchers to carry out relevant plant breeding projects and conduct useful variety trials. These feedback loops are essential to meeting the needs of … Continue reading

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Looking Back on OSA’s Successes in 2014

I’m excited to share our annual report with you today, which includes some of our most important successes in 2014. We are making tremendous progress in building regional seed systems, monitoring the state of organic seed at a national level, … Continue reading

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OSA to Host Symposium on Regional Plant Breeding Needs

  Announcement Follows Report that Identifies Severe Gaps in Public Breeding Infrastructure UPDATE (2/26/15): This symposium will now be hosted February of 2016 in conjunction with our 8th Organic Seed Growers Conference. Organic Seed Alliance (OSA) has announced that it … 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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