Category Archives: Seed Industry

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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Student Organic Seed Symposium: An Address on Advocacy

My name is Kristina Hubbard, and for those of you who aren’t familiar with Organic Seed Alliance, we are a national non-profit organization that advances the ethical development and stewardship of the genetic resources of agricultural seed. We accomplish our … Continue reading

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Seed Industry Consolidation is Still ‘Out of Hand’

Dr. Philip Howard of Michigan State University has just updated his very telling graphics representing consolidation in the global seed industry. “Not surprisingly, acquisitions have continued,” says Dr. Howard. “Despite the economic downturn since the last version of these graphics … Continue reading

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How to Address Climate Risks in Northwest Seed Production

Port Townsend, WA – Organic Seed Alliance (OSA) will deliver five trainings this fall to help vegetable growers mitigate climatic risks in Northwest seed production. Trainings will begin in September, and will serve growers in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. Thanks … Continue reading

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