Published Feb 9, 2022

Mysteries Revealed: Organic Seed Production and How Growers Can Play a Part

By Practical Farmers of Iowa

Seeds are a foundational piece of any successful farm, but how much do you really know about the seeds you are planting? In this farminar, we uncovered some of the mysteries of the organic seed industry. Who is breeding new varieties, how is the seed being produced and why do well-loved varieties get dropped? Perhaps most importantly, we discussed ways growers can engage with the variety development process to influence which crops and traits are actively being improved.