plant genetic resources

Seeding the Future with Genetic Diversity

Posted by Sylvia Kantor | November 16, 2012

Over 200 people gathered in Port Townsend Nov. 9 to talk about seeds. The WSU symposium Seeding the Future: Ensuring Resiliency in Our Plant Genetic Resources kicked off the annual Tilth Producers organic farming conference. The audience, mostly farmers plus a significant contingent of young people, including more than 60 students from WSU and The Evergreen State College, was eager to participate in a dialogue about plant genetic resources that support a regional organic agriculture. Here are just a few highlights from the day. Read more »