IHSG Newsletter

Newsletter Issue 37, July 2004

President’s Column

Welcome to the third issue (No. 37) of the electronic-only edition of the International Herbage Seed Group newsletter. Again, those reading it have received notice via e-mail that it was recently posted on the IHSG web site (http://cropandsoil.oregonstate.edu/ihsg/default.htm). Regrettably, it has been one year since we posted No. 36 in July 2003; however, our goal is to do better in the future.

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Newsletter Issue 36, July 2003

President’s Column

Welcome to the second issue (No. 36) of the electronic-only edition of the International Herbage Seed Group newsletter.
Again, those reading it have received notice via e-mail that it was recently posted on the IHSG web site (http://

Newsletter Issue 35, December 2002

President's Column

This issue (No. 35) will be the first electronic-only edition of the International Herbage Seed Group newsletter. Thus, those reading it have received notice via e-mail that it was recently posted on the IHSG web site. In addition, this select group has also taken the few minutes necessary to register an e-mail address and update their membership at te web site. In particular, I'd like to thank those who took the initiative to do so following their receiving IHSG newsletter No. 34.

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Newsletter Issue 34, March 2002

President's Column

As was detailed in my last column, the IHSG is going through a transition period. Much of this transition is rooted in the financial difficulties created by the loss of the Journal of Applied Seed Production, and the subscription fees that supported the newsletter. These could be called “difficult times,” but I prefer to look at it more optimistically. Thus, the challenge is to identify the new opportunities we have given this situation. The new logo introduced on the cover of this issue is both a beginning and an end.

Newsletter Issue 33, June 2001

President’s Column

The presidency of IHSPRG has recently been passed from Mario Falcinelli to me. There is more to be said about that in the minutes reported elsewhere in this newsletter from the IHSPRG meeting held during the XIX International Grassland Congress at San Paulo, Brazil on February 13. I’m not sure this was a fair and democratic process, but please trust me to do the best that I can to continue the strong leadership our organization has benefited from in the past.