Download Registration - On-farm Variety Trials: A Guide for Organic Vegetable, Herb, and Flower Producers

This guide provides training in basic, on-farm experimental design, as well as tools to efficiently and effectively manage on-farm trials and utilize trial results. Readers will learn how to conduct on-farm variety trials and use the results of trials to direct their variety selection and seed purchasing choices in a manner that minimizes farm risk.

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“As we enter our future world of depleting natural resources, having a diversity of seed adapted to local ecologies will be essential to food security."


Frederick Kirschenmann

Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

Ames, Iowa