Growing Organic Tomato Seed: A How-To Virtual Training

Are you interested in producing high quality organic tomato seed for your own farm or for sale? Join Tomato Organic Management and Improvement Project (TOMI) partners Laurie McKenzie and Jared Zystro from Organic Seed alliance, and Plant Pathologist Dan Egel from Purdue University for a virtual training on the how-to’s of organic tomato seed production. This webinar will cover tomato biology, climatic requirements, genetic maintenance, disease management, and how to harvest clean and store tomato seed. The webinar took place on April 20, 2021 .

This training is based on the recently published Tomato Seed Production Guide available for free download at

Slides from the webinar are available here


Published March 11, 2021

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