Category Archives: Organic Seed Alliance

National Organic Seed Growers Conference Draws Hundreds of Participants

Organic Seed Alliance’s (OSA) 8th Organic Seed Growers Conference drew a record turnout last weekend, with more than 500 participants attending the event in Corvallis, Oregon, from February 4 – 6, 2016, and an additional 330 people joining the conference … Continue reading

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New California Organic Seed Publications

Organic Seed Alliance released four new reports for California organic seed producers and farmers today. These include three organic variety trial reports from on-farm research conducted over the 2013 — 2014 growing season and proceedings from the first California Organic … Continue reading

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USDA Proposes More Oversight of GE Wheat: Is it Enough?

UPDATE 12/11/15: The USDA officially announced that it will require permits for all future GE wheat field trials. Thanks to the organizations and businesses that signed our comments calling for these permits and strong containment conditions. Background: The US Department of … Continue reading

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New 2015 Western Washington Variety Trial Report

Organic Seed Alliance (OSA) and Greenbank Farm released a new variety trial report today. The Greenbank Farm Organic Seed Project: 2015 Western Washington Trial Report is the result of on-farm variety trials conducted in 2014 and 2015 by organic farmers in … Continue reading

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UC Davis & OSA to Collaborate on Organic Breeding

Re-posted with permission from UC Davis A new effort to provide California growers with seeds for tomato, bean, pepper and other crop varieties that are specially bred for organic farming has been launched at UC Davis. The organic plant-breeding project … Continue reading

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