How-to Farmer Training on Organic Vegetable Seed Production

A news release yesterday from Purdue University indicated that, “Nationally renowned experts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Organic Seed Alliance, and Purdue University will present a one-day classroom and field-based workshop on organic vegetable seed production.

“Participants will learn the fundamentals needed to grow organic vegetable seed, including seed biology, harvesting, storage and how to conduct variety trials.

“Hosted by Purdue Extension, the training will be held on Aug. 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Daniel Turf Center, 1340 Cherry Lane, and The Student Farm, 1491 Cherry Lane, West Lafayette.”

Yesterday’s update added that, “The workshop is sponsored by Purdue Horticulture, Carrot Improvement for Organic Agriculture and Tomato Organic Management and Improvement.

“Registration is $15 and includes lunch catered by The Juniper Spoon,

“To learn more and register online, go to”

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