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  1. 2018-01-17  
  2. 2017-02-08 Smallholder farmers in rural African villages rely on their home-grown seeds for more than 85% of their needs. Due to various reasons, small holder farmers are enticed or forced to use seeds from commercial companies which create dependency. Seed saving has challenges. For farmers to produce...  
  3. Betsy Langford (now Betsy Myhre), ECHO staff presents on how to hand pollinate pumpkins for seed saving and genetic preservation.  
  4. 2018-08-05  
  5. 2017-02-09  
  6. Organic Seed Allianceregularly publishes and distributes resources free of charge. OSA'spublications include manuals on how to conduct plant breeding, seed production, and variety trials; record keeping materials; proceedings from our Organic Seed Growers Conference; and policy reports, webinars,...  
  7. The World Vegetable Center, as the name implies, focuses on vegetables to reduce poverty and malnutrition. Their website has numerous, helpful resources and publications. Among them are videos on how to save vegetable seed. They cover amaranth, eggplant, nightshade (see EDN 103), pumpkin and...  
  8. 2020-03-30 UPDATE AS OF 11 March: Due to the on-going travel restrictions from the COVID-19 Coronavirus, we have decided to postpone this event. We are sorry to anyone who has made plans to attend. Please check back soon as we plan to reschedule this training. Come join us on March 30- April 1st (3days, 2...  
  9. 2017-05-22 Seed availability for small-scale farmers can be unpredictable and unreliable. Commercial products are often out of reach financially or geographically and can lead to loss of biodiversity. ECHO's seed banks provide sample packets of seeds to evaluate for potential crop production in challenging...  
  10. 2016-09-26 Mike McMahon of the Charis Teaching Farm, recently contacted us about an experiment to try to adapt the CO2 seed saving technique presented in AN28 to verify if it could work for his context. Mike and his team conducted an experiment building and utilizing a root cellar at the Charis Farm in Tak...