Category Archives: Organic Plant Breeding

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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Spring Newsletter: Back to the field

What an event! Thanks to those of you who made it to Corvallis, Oregon, last month for our 8th Organic Seed Growers Conference. Participants were diverse, representing 34 states, 10 countries, and 20 universities. In the words of one participant, … Continue reading

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Purple Sprouting Broccoli Now in Season!

In March, when another serving of kale fails to inspire, purple sprouting broccoli (PSB) pushes from its overwintering state to produce beautiful and tasty florets that will continue to appear until mid-spring. Unlike its late summer, green-headed broccoli cousin, all … Continue reading

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