Updates on where the seed industry stands in terms of ownership. The most recent release, points out that what were the “Big 6” seed firms are now combined into the “Big 4.” These four firms—Bayer, BASF, Chemchina, and Corteva—are now estimated to control over 60 percent of global proprietary seed sales.
Revamped team, revamped website! Check out the Pesticide Safety Education Program site to find out where and when your nearest CORE pesticide continuing education event is at and to register for the class. Need to fulfill Worker Protection Standard trainings? We have a list of trainings around Oregon scheduled and available for sign up. Have a large group that need WPS training? We can come to you!
These resources offer detailed information on production of specific horticultural crops, focusing on sustainable and organic production methods for traditional produce, and also introducing a range of alternative crops and enterprises. In these publications you can find information on strategies for more sustainable greenhouse and field production of everything from lettuce to trees.
Brought to you by the OSU Barley project – a team of barley enthusiasts dedicated to generating fundamental knowledge about barley, ensuring the availability barley genetic resources, and encouraging barley use and consumption.
Washington State University's page on grains. Includes info and resources about general production, fertilization and soil nutrient management, diseases and pests, varieties, related publications, seed sources, and feeds.
Part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, NAL is one of five national libraries of the United States and houses one of the world's largest collections devoted to agriculture and its related sciences.