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Biotechnology and Roundup Ready Alfalfa
New Technology for Alfalfa(2012)
California Alfalfa & Grains Symposium (2012)
Mark McCaslin and Peter Reisen

A special panel of growers, seed companies, export growers and organic activists was held December 13, 2011 at the Western Alfalfa & Forage Conference. Read the prepared papers below:

What are the Available Tools for Co-Existence of GE and Non-GE Alfalfa? (2011)
Western Alfalfa and Forage Conference 2011
Rod Christensen
A Survey of Growers on GE Crops and Coexistence (2011)
Western Alfalfa and Forage Conference 2011
Dan Putnam and Steve Orloff
Roundup Ready Alfalfa, What Have we Learned to Date?(2011)
Western Alfalfa and Forage Conference 2011
Steve Orloff and Dan Putnam
A Panel Discussion: What are the Key Methods to Implement Coexistence between GE and non-GE alfalfa?
Each panelist responds to a series of questions about GE alfalfa and coexistence with GE-Sensitive alfalfa hay or seed production:
Bill Simon, Simon Farms, Inc., Fairfield, ID (organic hay grower)
Western Alfalfa and Forage Conference 2011
Phil Bowles, Bowles Farming, Inc., Los Banos, CA (Roundup-Ready and conventional hay grower, Chair, California Alfalfa & Forage Assoc.)
Western Alfalfa and Forage Conference 2011
Chep Gauntt, Pasco, WA (Hay grower and Exporter, former Chair, Washington State Haygrowers Association)
Western Alfalfa and Forage Conference 2011
Scott Emanuelli, Seed and Hay Grower, El Centro, CA (organic and conventional seed producer, and hay and seed exporter)
Western Alfalfa and Forage Conference 2011
Mark McCaslin, CEO, Forage Genetics Int'l, Minneapolis, MN (developer of RR alfalfa, participant in USDA Coexistence talks)
Western Alfalfa and Forage Conference 2011
Paul Frey, CEO, Cal West Seeds, Woodland, CA (Grower-owned Seed Production Cooperative, participant in USDA Coexistence talks)
Western Alfalfa and Forage Conference 2011
Chuck Benbrook, The Organic Center, Boulder CO (organic advocate, participant in USDA Coexistence talks)
Western Alfalfa and Forage Conference 2011
UC has a range of publications on Roundup-Ready Alfalfa. Please visit our Roundup Ready Alfalfa Info Page for a full listing of those.

Questions and Answers: Roundup Ready Alfalfa Deregulation (2011)
APHIS Publication
United States Department of Agriculture • Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
Avoiding Weed Shifts and Weed Resistance in Roundup Ready Alfalfa Systems (2009)
UCANR Publication
Steve B. Orloff, Daniel H. Putnam, Mick Canevari, W. Thomas Lanini
Methods to Enable Coexistence of Diverse Production Systems Involving Genetically Engineered Alfalfa (2006)
UCANR Publication
Daniel H. Putnam
Biotechnology 101: What You Need to Know in a Few Minutes (2004)
34th California Alfalfa & 2004 National Alfalfa Symposium (2004)
Peggy G. Lemaux
Biotechnology 101: What You Need to Know in a Few Minutes -- Powerpoint (2004)
34th California Alfalfa & 2004 National Alfalfa Symposium (2004)
Peggy G. Lemaux
Best Management Practices for Roundup Ready Alfalfa Seed Production (2008)
NAFA (National Alfalfa & Forage Alliance)
Roundup Ready Alfalfa: An Emerging Technology (2004)
UCANR Publication
A. Van Deynze et al.
Genetically Engineered Plants and Foods: A Scientists Analysis of the Issues (2008)
Annual review of Plant Biology. Q&A format.
Annual Reviews: A Nonprofit Scientic Publisher
Peggy G. Lemaux
FACT Sheet: Genetically Engineered (GE) Alfalfa (2006)
ucbiotech.org
Peggy G. Lemaux
CAST Publications Website (2009)
The Science Source for Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Issues
CAST (Council for Agricultural Science and Technology)
Implications of Gene Flow in the Scale-up and Commercial Use of Biotechnology-derived Crops: Economic and Policy Considerations (2007)
CAST (Council for Agricultural Science and Technology)
David R. Gealy et al.
Is the Market Ready for Biotech Alfalfa (2004)
34th California Alfalfa & 2004 National Alfalfa Symposium (2004)
Mark H. McCaslin
Winter Survival, Fall Dormancy, and Pest Resistance Ratings for Alfalfa Varieties (2011)
This variety leaflet will help in choosing the appropriate alfalfa variety.
NAFA (National Alfalfa & Forage Alliance)
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Regulatory Review of Roundup Ready Alfalfa (2008)
38th California Alfalfa & Forage Symposium and Western Alfalfa Seed Conference (2008)
Virgil Meier
Stewardship Issues For Roundup Ready Alfalfa (2004)
34th California Alfalfa & 2004 National Alfalfa Symposium (2004)
Robert E. Wilson, Ron N. Vargas
Roundup Ready Alfalfa Research Results: California and the US (2004)
34th California Alfalfa & 2004 National Alfalfa Symposium (2004)
Mick Canevari, Steve B. Orloff, Kurt Hembree, Ron N. Vargas
Coexistence for Organic Alfalfa Seed and Hay Markets (2008)
NAFA (National Alfalfa & Forage Alliance)
Mark H. McCaslin, Allen E. Van Deynze
Coexistence for Alfalfa Hay Export Markets (2008)
NAFA (National Alfalfa & Forage Alliance)
Daniel H. Putnam, Pete Reisen, Jeff Plourd, Chep Gaunt
Coexistence for Alfalfa Seed Export Markets (2008)
NAFA (National Alfalfa & Forage Alliance)
Paul Frey, Mark H. McCaslin, David Miller
Issues With GMO Alfalfa in the Marketplace (2004)
34th California Alfalfa & 2004 National Alfalfa Symposium (2004)
William T. W. Woodward
Can Genetically-Enhanced Traits be Detected in Milk or Meat (2004)
34th California Alfalfa & 2004 National Alfalfa Symposium (2004)
James S. Cullor, Paul Rossitto
What is on the Horizon for Alfalfa & Biotech? (2004)
34th California Alfalfa & 2004 National Alfalfa Symposium (2004)
Joe Bouton
Seed Production Issues For Genetically Enhanced Alfalfa (2004)
34th California Alfalfa & 2004 National Alfalfa Symposium (2004)
Shannon C. Mueller
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