*SOLD OUT* Join Jared Zystro of Organic Seed Alliance, and Julie Dawson and Bill Tracy of University of Wisconsin-Madison, to learn how to develop new varieties and produce commercial quality seed. Learn basic principles to evaluate, develop, improve, and maintain both cross-pollinated and self-pollinated plant varieties for your farm. The training will also include a brief overview of seed biology, how to manage population size and isolation distances and seed production, harvesting, cleaning, and storage best practices.
Cathleen McCluskey is the outreach director at Organic Seed Alliance. Cathleen supports OSA communications, and coordination of regional and national outreach efforts, and is the chair of the biennial Organic Seed Growers Conference.