GoodHemp™ seed varieties earn AOSCA certification

, GoodHemp™ seed varieties earn AOSCA certification





— 4 types are among pick several accredited by Affiliation of Official Seed Certifying Agencies —

DAVIS, Calif. (February 3, 2021) – Arcadia Biosciences, Inc.® (Nasdaq: RKDA), a chief in science-dependent ways to improving the high quality and nutritional value of crops and foods ingredients, now declared that 4 of its GoodHemp™ varieties – Rogue, Umpqua, Santiam and Potomac –  have all passed the rigorous specifications of the countrywide Association of Formal Seed Certifying Organizations (AOSCA) assortment evaluate board.

“In an emerging market these kinds of as hemp, where by variable excellent of seed has historically plagued growers, staying able to provide the good quality assurance that AOSCA certification delivers is important,” stated Randy Shultz, Ph.D., chief technological know-how officer of Arcadia Biosciences. “We are happy to be environment the bar for high-quality, uniformity and overall performance in the hemp seed field and seem forward to supporting growers with superior genetics to help thriving outcomes for them and for the field as a complete.”

“The aim of seed certification is to maintain varietal purity to make sure that growers obtain the pure, large excellent seed they assume,” mentioned Chet Boruff, chief executive officer of AOSCA. “Hemp types that have effectively passed by means of the AOSCA wide range critique course of action are suitable for the creation of accredited hemp seed, transplants or clones, pursuing AOSCA requirements. The selection overview is done by reps of seed certifying organizations, academia, the seed field and USDA, subsequent necessities set up in the U.S Seed Act, to make sure new kinds are distinctive, uniform and secure,” Boruff spelled out.

“AOSCA certification signifies to the industry that GoodHemp seed is generated to the best specifications for genetic purity, uniformity, large germination and feminization premiums and varietal id. It also enables profits in states these types of as Florida, that demand AOSCA qualified hemp seed for planting,” stated Shultz.

The 4 AOSCA-qualified GoodHemp types are:

  • Umpqua: CBD dominant, early photoperiod range for both of those the smokable and CBD extraction markets. Prized for its unique terpene profile. (Accessible now.)
  • Rogue: CBD dominant, superior yielding intermediate photoperiod wide range for the CBD extraction marketplaces. Brings excellent yields underneath lower planting densities. (Available now.)
  • Santiam: CBD dominant, early photoperiod wide variety with excellent utility in northern latitudes for both the smokable and CBD extraction markets. Provides stage improve generate potential. (Accessible now.)
  • Potomac: CBD dominant, full time photoperiod. Provides huge crops and a hefty produce, very best suited for biomass. (Out there shortly.)

GoodHemp is Arcadia’s commercial portfolio of genetically exceptional hemp seeds, transplants and extracts released in 2019. Considering the fact that then, Arcadia has been speedy-prototyping novel non-GM hemp types that concentrate on quality and general performance traits hugely preferred by growers to defeat their best difficulties – working straight with them in area deployment and monitoring to speed up their velocity to achievement. This new and proprietary discovery approach, ArcaTech™, brings together Arcadia’s contemporary breeding science and genomics engineering with authentic-time current market intelligence from the field.

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About Arcadia Biosciences, Inc.    

Arcadia Biosciences (Nasdaq: RKDA) is a chief in science-centered methods to boosting the quality and dietary value of crops and foodstuff substances. The company’s GoodHempTM seed catalog provides genetically remarkable hemp seeds, transplants and extracts, implementing the company’s proprietary crop innovation technological know-how, ArcaTech™, to an rising crop. The company’s GoodWheat™ branded elements supply well being benefits to consumers and empower customer packaged goods businesses to differentiate their brand names in the marketplace. For a lot more information, take a look at

Notice Regarding Forward-On the lookout Statements

This press release is made up of forward-hunting statements in just the that means of the Non-public Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, together with statements concerning the AOSCA certification and the impression of that on Arcadia’s enterprise. Forward-searching statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could bring about genuine outcomes to vary materially, and noted effects should really not be deemed as an indication of future general performance. These threats and uncertainties consist of, but are not minimal to: Arcadia’s means to meet AOSCA’s “Blue Tag” benchmarks in upcoming hemp seed generation tons Arcadia’s and its partners’ and affiliates’ capability to create business products and solutions incorporating their traits, and total the regulatory critique process for this kind of products Arcadia’s compliance with legislation and polices that impact Arcadia’s small business, and improvements to this sort of rules and regulations Arcadia’s upcoming money necessities and ability to satisfy its funds demands Arcadia’s capacity to produce, implement and defend its intellectual property rights and the other hazards set forth in Arcadia’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Fee from time to time, which includes the risks established forth in Arcadia’s Annual Report on Kind 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2019 and other filings. These ahead-seeking statements talk only as of the date hereof, and Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. disclaims any obligation to update these ahead-wanting statements.


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