Category Archives: Seed Industry

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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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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Nation’s Largest Organic Seed Conference to Take Place in Oregon this February

Organic Seed Alliance (OSA), along with co-hosts Washington State University, Oregon State University, and eOrganic, will hold the 8th Organic Seed Growers Conference in Corvallis, Oregon, from February 3 – 6, 2016. The conference features presentations, panel discussions, and networking … Continue reading

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Registration Now Open for the 8th Organic Seed Growers Conference

Registration for the 8th Organic Seed Growers Conference is now open! Join OSA and co-hosts Oregon State University, Washington State University, and eOrganic for the largest organic seed event in the U.S. Expand your seed knowledge and skills, hear the … Continue reading

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OSA Community Helps Evaluate and Celebrate Fall Harvest

Our first annual research farm field day celebrated the fall harvest this week. Farmers, seed companies, Washington State University (WSU) research and education partners, and our local community of gardeners and eaters in Chimicum, Washington, came out to celebrate and taste the … Continue reading

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