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Wanted: Organic Seed

According to a 2010 nationwide survey conducted by the Organic Seed Alliance (OSA), organic farmers are faced with a seed market that neither possesses sufficient available quantities of certified organic seed to meet demand nor the specific varieties of organic seed that they desire. As a result, many organic farmers have had to compensate by using conventionally bred seed varieties selected for use in high-input chemical farming systems in lieu of those specifically adapted to organic farming systems.

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Smart Farms

Insights into the exciting possibilities of using technology in agriculture, for instance an app for monitoring environmental conditions or wireless automation products which help farmers in rural India manage irrigation systems. Absorbing read!