Seed Corn Production: Traditional, Non-Traditio...

Seed Corn Production: Traditional, Non-Traditional and Hybrid Varieties

Seed Corn Production: Traditional, Non-Traditional and Hybrid Varieties

A Midwest Homecoming Conference Session

Consider seed corn production as a value added and socially meaningful enterprise that expands markets for organically grown seed and food corn. With a focus on saving and breeding traditional varieties, management.

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  • Carl Barnes, CORNS, Turpin, OK
  • Dave Christensen, Seed We Need, Big Timber, Mont.
  • Marcelo Carena, North Dakota State University
  • Walter Goldstein, Michael Fields Agricultural Institute
  • Maury Johnson, Blue River Hybrids, Kelley, Iowa
  • Margaret Smith, Cornell University

This session was part of the national SARE conference A Midwest Homecoming, held August 15-17, 2006 in Oconomowoc, Wisc.

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This material is based upon work that is supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture through the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.