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Seed Alliance helps develop better organic varieties
Seed Alliance helps develop better organic varieties
Three years ago, the Organic Seed Alliance set out to improve organic seed availability and variety performance for regional season extension through on-farm breeding partnerships.

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Family ‘team’ grows variety of crops
Family ‘team’ grows variety of crops
The family farm grows sugar beets, beans, corn and grain.
Extension agent dives into field crop research
Extension agent dives into field crop research
Oregon State University Extension researcher has a full plate of projects.
CSA, co-op, farmers’ market keep farm busy
CSA, co-op, farmers’ market keep farm busy
Bill and Janice Scheidler not only diversify what they grow, they diversify how they sell it.
Organic market matures with farm
Organic market matures with farm
Farm was among the first certified organic operations in Idaho.
Brussels sprouts new vegetable ‘rock stars’
Brussels sprouts new vegetable ‘rock stars’
Brussels sprouts are a specialty crop that is gaining respect — and fans — around the culinary world.
How to grow your own native plants
How to grow your own native plants
Native plants can be grown from cuttings or obtained from other sources.
Young farmers flourish in Magic Valley
Young farmers flourish in Magic Valley
Brothers work together, double-cropping sometimes, on their Declo, Idaho, farm.
Wapato farm serves its community
Wapato farm serves its community
The staff, and workers from nearby Gilbert Orchards, maintain the 40-acre farm alongside a regular crew of volunteers.
Tips for growing native plants from seed
Tips for growing native plants from seed
Growing native plants from seed presents unique challenges and rewards.
Farm makes switch to organic production
Farm makes switch to organic production
Tim Cornie farmed conventionally at first and ran yearling cattle on irrigated pasture — intensive grazing under pivots — rotating pasture with crops.