Event Announcement: Seed Production 101 | November 3, 2012
Join Organic Seed Alliance’s Jared Zystro at Mano Farm in Ojai, California to learn the fundamental skills to produce seed and develop and adapt seed varieties for your organic farm conditions. Topics will include the biology of seed production, seed harvest and cleaning, choosing appropriate seed crops for your system and climate, maintaining the genetic integrity of varieties with appropriate population sizes and isolation distances, conducting variety trials, and basic on-farm breeding techniques such as mass selection and progeny testing.
This event is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required. Please email Cathleen McCluskey to confirm your space.