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Fundamentals of Organic Plant Variety Improvement

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Learn the basic skills to develop and adapt seed varieties for your organic farm conditions by learning how to select for reproductive fitness and yield, horizontal resistance to disease and improved performance under heat, drought, cold and stress.

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  • Classes
  • Training Opportunity
When Jun 24, 2009 09:00 AM to
Jun 25, 2009 04:00 PM
Where Williams, OR - Seven Seeds Farm
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Contact Phone (360) 385-7192
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Learn the basic skills to develop and adapt seed varieties for your organic farm conditions at the Fundamentals of Organic Plant Variety Improvement workshop hosted by the Organic Seed Alliance. Organic Plant Breeding Specialist Dr. John Navazio and seed grower Don Tipping will teach you how to select for reproductive fitness and yield, horizontal resistance to disease, and improved performance under heat, drought, and cold stress. 
 
Course dates and times: Wednesday, June 24: 9am-6pm, Thursday, June 25: 9am-4 pm
Course location: Seven Seeds Farm, 3220 East Fork Rd, Williams, OR, 97544

Thanks to a grant from the USDA, this course is being offered at a discounted rate.
Registration is only $50.00; this includes the cost of lunch on Wednesday and Thursday. Please call 360-385-7192 or e-mail jadyne@seedalliance.org by June 16 to register and be included in the lunch order. 

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