Hawaii-NOVIC Organic Plant Breeding Intensive

Sun, 03/11/2018 - 08:00 - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 16:00

This March Hawaiian farmers, students and seed stewards can take their skills to the next level learning fundamentals of plant variety improvement and organic plant breeding. Join the Northern Organic Vegetable Improvement Collaborative team, along with University of Hawaii (UH), for a two-day intensive on organic seed and plant breeding. Trainings include classroom and hands-on exercises in the fields of GoFarm Hawaii, the Sustainable and Organic Agriculture Program, and UH Extension viewing a wide range of vegetable crops along with tropical staple-crops (taro, cassava, and banana). This workshop is for farmers, seed producers, and agricultural students with basic knowledge of crop and seed biology and includes group exercises, networking opportunities, and local foods lunches. Registration is limited. 

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