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Where Does Open-Source Seed Fit in an IP-Dominated Industry?

Where Does Open-source Seed Fit in an IP-Dominated Industry? Saturday, February 15th, 2020Oregon State University, Corvallis, OregonA session of the Organic Seed Alliance 2020 Organic Seed Growers Conference Moderator: Heron Breen, Fedco Seeds Panelists:Dr. Claire Luby, Open Source Seed InitiativeFrank Morton, Wild Garden Seeds 2020 Organic Seed Growers Conference proceedings:...
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OSSI Fight Songs

Hey OSSI (AKA “Grow OSSI Seed”)Lyrics by Carol Deppe (2015) (CC-By License)Performed 2020 by Carol Deppe (voice, guitar), Jack Kloppenburg (voice), Craig LeHoullier (voice)(Sing to the tune of “Hey Lolly,” by Woody Guthrie) (C, G7.) Breed new plants for you and me.Hey OSSI, OSSI-O.Pledge their seeds and set them free.Hey...
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Taking Organic Plant Breeding to the Next Level

Dr. Carol DeppeThursday, February 13th, 2020, as part of the 2020 Organic Seed Growers’ ConferenceAt Camas Country Mill, Eugene OR Scene setting: In a one room school house that has been restored and maintained by the owners of the mill, there’s a little stage at one end, where the teacher...
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Seedy Partner Profile: Two Seeds in a Pod Heirloom Seed Co.

The Seedy Partner Profile series profiles all of the seed companies that sell OSSI-pledged varieties – our seed company partners.  To read the first two posts in this series, refer to the main blog page. Many of our OSSI-pledged varieties have been bred by independent breeders that sometimes don’t have direct access...
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