Specialty seed crops are important crops in Oregon, grown on more than 16000 acres and valued at more than 37 million dollars in 2010. In addition, seed crops add extraordinary beauty to the Oregon landscape. This page aggregates information on specialty seed production for Oregon farmers.

Resources

Oregon Bee Project - protecting pollinators needed for seed production, including the Flagship Farms program

Specialty Seed Growers of Western Oregon email list - sign up for occasional news relevant to seed growers

Willamette Valley Specialty Seed Association - maintains maps to ensure isolation distances between crops, promotes quality seed production

Organic Seed Alliance Conference - this annual event in Corvallis focuses on organic seed production systems

Integrative Seed Biology at Oregon State University

Organic Seed Resource Guide (at eXtension)

Organic Seed Production Course (at eXtension)

Ohio State Seed ID website