Category Archives: Organic Plant Breeding

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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Learn How to Produce Seed for Your Organic Farm

Organic Seed Alliance (OSA) will host a “Fundamentals of Seed Production and Variety Improvement” course on Saturday, January 10, 2015, at St. Stephen’s Church in Sebastopol, CA. OSA’s Jared Zystro and Steve Peters will teach this daylong course where participants … Continue reading

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Give Thanks for Organic Seed and for those Who Breed It!

This post by Organic Seed Alliance was originally published by the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition. It is part of a blog series devoted to exploring the importance of seed to sustainable food and farming systems. To read the first post … Continue reading

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You Can Support Our Seed Stewards

The local, organic food movement has done a tremendous job of making us think about the people and places producing our food. We understand that from field to plate our purchasing decisions matter, and can lead to healthier meals for our families, a healthier planet, and healthier communities. Farmers growing our food also have an … Continue reading

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