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About Join SGS Brookings for a Seed Sampler Workshop and take the first step towards the accreditation required to sample for ISTA Certificates.
Starts August 22, 2017
Ends August 23, 2017
Location Brookings, South Dakota
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Join SGS Brookings for a Seed Sampler Workshop, being held in August. This session will held at the SGS Brookings seed laboratory from 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 22nd, until noon on Wednesday, August 23rd.

Our Seed Sampler course is the first step towards the accreditation required to sample for ISTA certificates. These workshops are an excellent education experience for anyone sampling seed, regardless if it will be exported or not. The following topics will be reviewed:

  • ISTA and AOSA sampling rules 
  • Sampling methods 
  • Sealing seed lots 
  • Subdividing samples 
  • Review of ISTA certificates and their use 

Cost for each workshop is $2,000 US dollars per person. Workshop presentations and materials are provided in English. Exams are available in Spanish for a translation and correction fee of $100. Please make requests for exams in Spanish at time of registration.

For more information, please call +1 877 692 7611.


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    Brookings, South Dakota, 57006
    United States
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