Aug
31

VARIETY TRIALING AT OSBORNE SEED

What is variety trialing and why is it important?

Variety trialing is the process of growing and evaluating several different varieties to compare the distinct characteristics of each variety.  

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Aug
31

VARIETY TRIALING AT OSBORNE SEED

What is variety trialing and why is it important?

Variety trialing is the process of growing and evaluating several different varieties to compare the distinct characteristics of each variety.  

Seed companies breed for new attributes, and it’s our job to test and evaluate those attributes for our growers. It’s their needs as well as the changing marketplace that define our selection. That’s why we grow new varieties and compare them to...

Posted 31st August 2018 by Muriah Carlson
Aug
23

Osborne Seed Germination Testing

What is Germination Testing?

Germination testing evaluates the germination potential, or viability, of a seed. We are testing the percentage of seeds that germinate. We test raw seeds once a...

Aug
23

Osborne Seed Germination Testing

What is Germination Testing?

Germination testing evaluates the germination potential, or viability, of a seed. We are testing the percentage of seeds that germinate. We test raw seeds once a year, and pelleted seeds every 6 months.

 

Why does Osborne value Germination Testing?

Germination testing is an important facet of our quality control program. We can prevent mistakes and mitigate problems by ensuring seed viability. If a grower has a...

Posted 23rd August 2018 by Muriah Carlson
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