Category Archives: Seed Industry

Who’s Responsible for GMO Contamination?

Contamination is a huge problem for farmers who don’t grow genetically engineered (GE) crops, at times costing them the premium price they receive for their crops as well as costs associated with testing, prevention, and clean-up. Contamination is also a … Continue reading

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Time to Speak Out Against 2,4-D Crops: Deadline March 11

The comment deadline has been extended to March 11, 2014. USDA has taken a big step toward approving Dow’s herbicide-tolerant corn and soybeans engineered to survive applications of 2,4-D herbicides. In January the agency announced through a draft environmental impact … Continue reading

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Proceedings from 7th Organic Seed Growers Conference Available

The official proceedings from the 7th Organic Seed Growers Conference held January 30 – February 1, 2014, in Corvallis, Oregon, are now available for free download from OSA’s website. Read scientific papers, how-to instructions, and overviews of presentations delivered by our … Continue reading

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Organic Seed Growers Conference Webinars Now Available

Webinars from Organic Seed Alliance’s (OSA) 7th Organic Seed Growers Conference are now available for viewing. The archived series can be found on eOrganic’s YouTube channel at http://bit.ly/1iXoUbO. The webinar series was live streamed from the conference earlier this month … Continue reading

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Olympia, WA Training to Teach Farmers Risk Management Strategies in Seed

Organic Seed Alliance (OSA) will deliver a training to help vegetable growers mitigate climatic risks in Northwest seed production on November 6, 2013, in Olympia, Washington. The training will take place on Common Ground Farm and The Evergreen State College. … Continue reading

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