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The Iowa State seed conditioning and quality testing workshop series is being offered again this summer.  We are sending this brief reminder in the event either you or a co-worker might be interested in the program.  The schedule for the 2019 workshops is listed below and a link to the registration website is also included.  These are small group sessions that feature a mix of classroom and “hands on” equipment operation in our pilot plant at the ISU Seed Science Center.

  • Color Sorting – SATAKE ScanMaster……………..………....June 3-4
  • Color Sorting – SATAKE Evolution…………………….……..June 5-6
  • Color Sorting – Buhler SORTEX (Z+)….……………..…......June 11-12
  • Specialty Seed Conditioning…………………………….....…June 18-20
  • Seed Corn Conditioning…………………………………….....June 24-27
  • Soybean and Small Grain Seed Conditioning………............July 8-11
  • Seed Treatment Workshop…………………………..……......July 17-18
  • Soybean and Small Grain Seed Conditioning…..….............July 22-25
  • Gravity Separation……………………………………………...July 30
  • Gravity Separation……………………………………………...August 1
  • Seed Corn Conditioning…………………………………...…..August 5-8
  • Tetrazolium Testing Workshop……..……………...............…August 13-14

Routine workshop registration is handled by our staff in Conference Planning and Management.  Additional details, including a PDF version of the workshop brochure and on-line registration can be found on the ISU Extension web site at http://register.extension.iastate.edu/seedscience.  Routine registration questions may be directed to Extension using the following contact information:

Iowa State University
Registration Services
1601 Golden Aspen Drive, Suite 110
Ames, IA  50010
Phone: 515-294-6222
Fax:      515-294-6223
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You are also welcome to contact either myself or Mike Stahr with questions or content suggestions regarding the workshop programs.  Mike will be coordinating the quality workshop and can be reached by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at 515-294-0117.

We appreciate your consideration of Iowa State University and the Seed Science Center for your seed testing and training requirements.


Alan Gaul, Seed Conditioning Specialist
Iowa State University | 155 Seed Science
2115 Osborn Drive | Ames, Iowa 50011-1050
Direct Phone: 515-294-4011 | Fax: 515-294-2014
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