Workshop on Fundamentals of Commercial Organic Seed Production by OSA
Organic Seed Alliance (OSA) Organized Workshop on Fundamentals of Commercial Organic Seed Production on April 10, 2016 at Redding, California.
Join the Northeast Seed Hub for this one-day workshop to learn key skills for developing and adapting varieties to your organic farm.
OSA’s Jared Zystro and Steve Peters will lead this workshop. Organic Seed Alliance’s Jared Zystro and Steve Peters will lead this one-day workshop on Sunday, April 10, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Shasta County Department of Agriculture located at 3179 Bechelli Lane, Ste 210, in Redding, California, 96002.
The cost of this one-day workshop is either $20.00 for just the workshop or $30.00 for the workshop and lunch. Coffee and tea will be provided. Please contact Kalan Redwood with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Workshop includes instruction on some important topics like follows,
-The biology of seed production
-Hands-on demonstrations of seed harvesting and cleaning,
-Choosing appropriate seed crops for your system and climate,
-Maintaining the genetics integrity of varieties with appropriate population sizes and isolation distances
-Conducting variety trials
-Basic on-farm breeding techniques
-Seed production economics
-Finding markets for your seed.
When: Sunday, April 10, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $20.00 per person includes daylong workshop only
Location: Shasta County Department of Agriculture located at 3179 Bechelli Lane, Ste 210, in Redding, California, 96002
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