Iowa State University Seed Conditioning Workshops Offered This Summer

Ames, IA (May 7, 2018) - The Iowa State University seed conditioning and quality testing workshop series is being offered again this summer.

The schedule for the 2018 workshops is listed below and a link to the registration website is also included. These are small group sessions that feature a mix of classroom and “hands on” equipment operation in our pilot plant at the ISU Seed Science Center.

Commercial Popcorn Conditioning, May 22-24

Color Sorting – Satake ScanMaster, June 4-5

Color Sorting – Satake Evolution, June 6-7

Color Sorting – Buhler Sortex (Z+), June 12-13

Specialty Seed Conditioning, June 19-21

Seed Corn Conditioning, June 25-28

Soybean and Small Grain Seed Conditioning, July 9-12

Seed Treatment Workshop, July 18-19

Soybean and Small Grain Seed Conditioning, July 23-26

Gravity Separation, July 31

Gravity Separation, August 2

Seed Corn Conditioning, August 6-9

Tetrazolium Testing Workshop, August 14-15

Routine workshop registration is handled by our staff in Conference Planning and Management. Additional details, including a PDF version of the workshop brochure and on-line registration can be found on the ISU Extension web site at  Routine registration questions may be directed to Extension using the following contact information:

Iowa State University

Registration Services

1601 Golden Aspen Drive, Suite 110

Ames, IA  50010

Phone: 515-294-6222

Fax: 515-294-6223


You are also welcome to contact either myself or Mike Stahr with questions or content suggestions regarding the workshop programs.  Mike will be coordinating the quality workshop and can be reached by email at or by phone at 515-294-0117.