Online courses

International conference on breeding and seed sector innovations for organic food systems, taking place on 8 - 10 March 2021. The conference is jointly organised by EUCARPIA Organic and Low Input Section, LIVESEED, BRESOV, ECOBREED, FLPP AND ECO-PB. Topics range from underutilised genetic resources and breeding for diversity to organic production of high quality seed and living soil-plant interactions.

  • Institution: EUCARPIA
  • Date: 8 - 10 March 2021
  • Language: English
  • Other information: Fees for students are 15€

Online seminar on organic seeds and heterogeneous material in the new organic production regulationThis online seminar explains how the new EU Regulation 2018/848 for organic production will affect the entire organic farming sector, in particular the use of seeds and plant reproduction material.

  • Institution: Sociedad Española Agricultura Ecológica (SEAE)
  • Project: LIVESEED
  • Year: 2020
  • Language: Spanish

Online seminars by Organic Seed Alliance cover various aspects of organic breeding, seed production and variety trials. 

  • Institution: Organic Seed Alliance (OSA)
  • Language: English

Organic seed production online course by Organic Seed Alliance coming in 2021. This interactive, cohort-based course is designed to supplement an on-farm seed production training experience. The course includes six modules over six months, and is focused on the biological, technical and economic aspects of organic seed production.

  • Institution: Organic Seed Alliance (OSA)
  • Year: registration announcement early 2021
  • Language: English

Self-guided tutorial in organic seed production by Organic Seed Alliance was designed to supplement an on-farm seed production training experience with readings, a series of six online seminars and assignments: 1) Crop planning; 2) Trials and selection; 3) Diseases and pests; 4) Seed quality, harvesting techniques, and equipment; 5) Cleaning and record keeping; and 6) Seed contracting and economics.

  • Institution: Organic Seed Alliance (OSA)
  • Year: 2016-2017
  • Language: English