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October 27-27, 2011

WEBINAR - Mycotoxins 101 webinar - Life cycle of fungi and mycotoxins

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SGS Mid-West Seed Services, Inc.

Online, 10:00 - 11:30 Central US time - Brookings, SD, United States

We will review the impact that field and storage fungi has on seed quality and the fungi/germination interaction model. Species to be covered include: Fusarium, Diplodia, Aspergillus, Penicillium, Rhizopus, Cercospera, Phomopsis and others. We will also cover common met...

October 26-26, 2011

TRAINING - Identifying grasses and grassland weeds

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National Institute of Agricultural Botany (NIAB)

Cambridge, United Kingdom

For farmers, crop inspectors, seed producers and agronomists. Includes theory and practice of grass identification, managing grass crops including variety choice and cultural and chemical weed control and understanding the legislation covering grassland management and s...

October 20-20, 2011

WEBINAR - 2011 Social Media Training

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National Corn Growers Association (NCGA)

Online - , United States

Will address the goals of the series and why growers should engage in social media. Presenters will define the objectives and review “return on investment” of engaging in social media and how it fits within the context of agriculture.

October 18-18, 2011

WEBINAR - How to breed for organic production systems

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Oregon State University

Online at 1pm Eastern Daylight Time (GMT - 4:00) (12pm Central, 11am Mountain, 10am Pacific) - , United States

Dr. Jim Myers, Oregon State University, will discuss how to breed for organic production systems and provide examples from his breeding program.

October 17, 2011 - June 29, 2013

European Plant Breeding Academy, Class II

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University of California, Davis

6 one-week sessions in Belgium, France, Germany, The Netherlands, Spain and California - , United States

The integrated postgraduate program, which is not crop specific, teaches the fundamentals of plant breeding, genetics, and statistics through lectures, discussion, and field trips to public and private breeding programs. Participants attend six 6-day sessions in five co...

October 13-13, 2011

WEBINAR - Sorghum, Millet & Rice - Physical, physiological and pathological testing

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SGS Mid-West Seed Services, Inc.

Online, 10:00 - 11:00 Central US time - Brookings, SD, United States

A diagnostic approach with laboratory tests is considered the best practice approach to identify factors affecting seed quality. This webinar will discuss the common tests ordered on the fall production of sorghum, millet, and rice.

October 12-13, 2011

Fodder & Oilseeds Crop Inspectors Course

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National Institute of Agricultural Botany (NIAB)

, United Kingdom

Courses in variety identification and crop inspection for cereals, pulses, herbage, oil & fibre crops and sugar beet. The courses are designed to provide appropriate training for candidates sitting the Defra examinations for a Seed Crop Inspectors Licence of the appropr...

October 10, 2011 - November 4, 2011

30th International Vegetable Training Course

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AVRDC - The World Vegetable Center

Regional Office for East and Southeast Asia - Bangkok, Thailand

Module II: From Harvest to Table

October 6-6, 2011

WEBINAR - Cotton and Large Seed Vegetables - Physical, physiological & pathological testing

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SGS Mid-West Seed Services, Inc.

Online, 10:00 - 11:00 Central US time - Brookings, SD, United States

This webinar will discuss the common tests ordered on cotton and large seed vegetables. Photographs will show the symptoms and signs of seed coat mechanical damage, field and storage fungi, and seedling abnormalities/vigor

October 3-7, 2011

Thematic School 'Biophysical principles, molecular mechanisms and prospective applications for crop improvement'

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Agropolis International

Campus Montpellier SupAGro / INRA - Montpellier, France

September 26, 2011 - October 28, 2011

COURSE - Plant Breeding for Drought Tolerance

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Colorado State University

Online - , United States

The course will focus on plant breeding strategies and practices directed toward improving plant performance in moisture-stressed environments. Targeted to graduate students in the plant sciences, as well as to professionals in the public and private sectors.

September 12, 2011 - October 7, 2011

30th International Vegetable Training Course

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AVRDC - The World Vegetable Center

Regional Office for East and Southeast Asia - Bangkok, Thailand

Module I: From Seed to Harvest

November 5, 2010 - October 30, 2011

COURSE, distance learning - Master in Biosafety in plant biotechnology

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Online - , Italy

The training program is specifically addressed to the sector of Genetically Modified Plant (GMP) benefit and risk assessment for scientists, trainers, operators and evaluators working mainly in the areas of agronomy, genetics and biotechnology. The aim is to provide th...


  

 

 

 

 

 

 Forthcoming events of the
American Seed Trade Association

 

Vegetable and Flower
Seed Conference

January 24-24, 2015
Tampa, Florida


 

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ASTA's 132nd Annual Convention
June 17-20, 2015
Washington, DC


 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 

 

 


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