ACORN Conference Program

All Workshops

Canada’s Seed Regulations: What do Vegetable Seed Producers Need to Know?

Monday, November 27, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM   

This workshop will address various Canadian regulations that affect seed producers, including topics like germination rate and weed count, labelling, and the various gradings available in Canada. A must for those who are selling (or thinking about selling) seed, this workshop will demystify the regulations for small and medium-sized seed producers and companies.

Intermediate
MacDonald Room

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Quality Assurance Practices for Vegetable Seed Crops

Monday, November 27, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM   

This session will provide an overview of the various tools and practices available to seed producers and seed companies to offer quality seeds. Germination rate is only one of many aspects of seed quality. This workshop will cover the topics of assessing vigour, record keeping, seed lot cleaning, and storage for increasing seed lifespan. Practices in the field and pre-processing will be addressed.

All Levels
MacDonald Room

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Program at a Glance