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Symposium for grad students interested in organic seed systems

The Student Organic Seed Symposium organizing committee is proud to announce the dates for the second annual symposium, to be held August 4 – 7, 2013, at Washington State University’s Research Center in Mt. Vernon, Washington. The committee is now accepting applications from graduate students.

The Student Organic Seed Symposium (SOSS) provides a unique opportunity for graduate students interested in organic seed systems to share resources with one another and learn from leaders in the field.

Twenty-five graduate students will be selected by a committee to participate in the 2013 symposium. The committee welcomes applications from graduate students in diverse fields of study who demonstrate a strong personal interest in, or conduct research related to, organic or alternative agricultural systems. Activities during the symposium will include academic presentations, group discussions and field trips to local farms and organic businesses.

More details are available in this SOSS news release.