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Organic Vegetable Varietal Development & Seed Production Workshop - August, 22, 2017

Organic Vegetable Varietal Development & Seed Production Workshop - August, 22, 2017 Product code: CW-HORT-1

Price

$15.00/ ea.

Description

August 22, 2017, 9 am-3 pm at the Daniel Turf Center,
1340 Cherry Ln, West Lafayette, IN, 47907
and
Purdue Student Farm, 1601 West State St, West Lafayette, IN 47907

Registration Fee: $15, includes lunch.

Agenda

  • Seed biology fundamentals
  • Managing population size and isolation distances
  • Harvesting and cleaning practices
  • Managing pathogens during seed production and after harvest
  • Basic on-farm varietal improvement and breeding techniques
  • Connecting with chefs to develop and identify the best varieties
  • Tour and taste tests of advanced carrot and tomato breeding populations
Speakers
  • Micaela Colley, Program Director, Organic Seed Alliance
  • Julie Dawson, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Horticulture, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Lori Hoagland, Associate Professor, Dept. of Horticulture, Purdue University
  • Karen Mitchell, Agriculture and Natural Resource Educator, Purdue Extension
  • Local Chef Panel, TBA

Produced

Author

Lori Hoagland

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