Please complete this evaluation if you were unable to do so at the conference

Conference evaluations are an important way to incorporate feedback from participants for future planning. Your voice is important to the planning process! Please take a few minutes to complete this evaluation.

Contact Information

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* 1. Contact Information

How did you hear about the conference? (Check all that apply)

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* 2. How did you hear about the conference? (Check all that apply)

FARMERS, what is your interest in and experience with organic seed? Please check all that apply:

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* 3. FARMERS, what is your interest in and experience with organic seed? Please check all that apply:

  Farmer who produces seed for commercial contracts Farmer who produces seed for on-farm use (seed saving) Farmer who has not produced seed but has interest Farmer involved in plant breeding Certified organic Beginning farmer (farming less than 10 years)
Farmer
SEED COMPANY REPRESENTATIVES, what is your interest in and experience with organic seed? Please check all that apply:

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* 4. SEED COMPANY REPRESENTATIVES, what is your interest in and experience with organic seed? Please check all that apply:

  Marketing to gardeners Marketing to farmers Seed production firm selling to seed companies Seed company with a breeding program All organic product list Conventional and organic product list All conventional product list Purchase seed from industry Contract with farmers for seed Produce seed on company farm
Seed Company Representative
UNIVERSITY/COLLEGE, what is your interest in and experience with organic seed? Please check all that apply:

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* 5. UNIVERSITY/COLLEGE, what is your interest in and experience with organic seed? Please check all that apply:

  Plant breeder Extension Researcher Instructor Graduate student Undergraduate student
University/College
OTHER, what is your interest in and experience with organic seed? Please check all that apply:

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* 6. OTHER, what is your interest in and experience with organic seed? Please check all that apply:

  Gardener/seed saver Seed conservation organization Seed Advocate Media Food Industry
Other
What seed crops do you produce?

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* 7. What seed crops do you produce?

At future conferences, what topics would you like to have covered?

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* 8. At future conferences, what topics would you like to have covered?

What do you feel are the most essential factors in improving organic seed quality and availability? What are your challenges in this regard?

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* 9. What do you feel are the most essential factors in improving organic seed quality and availability? What are your challenges in this regard?

What seed research would serve you? What are the important traits that organic plant breeders should be breeding for?

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* 10. What seed research would serve you? What are the important traits that organic plant breeders should be breeding for?

Where do you think the next conference should be held (city, state, or region)?

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* 11. Where do you think the next conference should be held (city, state, or region)?

Do you have other pre-conference activities you'd like to see at future conferences?

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* 12. Do you have other pre-conference activities you'd like to see at future conferences?

ORGANIC PLANT BREEDING INTENSIVE (Wed) | Rate your experience:

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* 13. ORGANIC PLANT BREEDING INTENSIVE (Wed) | Rate your experience:

  5 (best) 4 3 2 1 (worst) N/A
Instructors
Materials covered
Food
Affordability 
WILLAMETTE VALLEY SEED TOUR (Thur) | Rate your experience:

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* 14. WILLAMETTE VALLEY SEED TOUR (Thur) | Rate your experience:

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Hosts
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Food
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MAIN CONFERENCE (Fri & Sat) - Rate your experience:

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* 15. MAIN CONFERENCE (Fri & Sat) - Rate your experience:

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Sound
Seating
Food
Accommodations
Affordability
Networking
Trade show
Social times
INDIVIDUAL WORKSHOP EVALUATION | Please rate the session you attended:
Friday, 9:00a - 10:30a

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* 16. INDIVIDUAL WORKSHOP EVALUATION | Please rate the session you attended:
Friday, 9:00a - 10:30a

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Crop Planning for Organic Seed Growers
Efficient Methods to Develop New Organic Cultivars: Using Genetic Information
Seed Sovereignty Experiences from the Agricultural Biodiversity Community
Private Sector Solutions to Increasing Organic Seed Usage
INDIVIDUAL WORKSHOP EVALUATION | Please rate the session you attended:
Friday, 2:00p - 3:30

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* 17. INDIVIDUAL WORKSHOP EVALUATION | Please rate the session you attended:
Friday, 2:00p - 3:30

  5 (best) 4 3 2 1
Growing Strong Seed the Biodynamic Way
Community Seed Systems: New Networks to Build Synergies Among Seed Stewards
Systems-based Plant Breeding: Adding New Dimensions to Resilience
Intellectual Property Rights and Public Plant Breeding: Opportunity or Oxymoron?
INDIVIDUAL WORKSHOP EVALUATION | Please rate the session you attended:
Friday, 4:00p - 5:30p

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* 18. INDIVIDUAL WORKSHOP EVALUATION | Please rate the session you attended:
Friday, 4:00p - 5:30p

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Seed Production in Cages – Challenging, Fun, and Rewarding
Building Robust Seed Systems Across Canada: A Model for Bolstering National Seed Security
The Grain Revolution: From Seed to Plate (or Pint)
Emerging Technologies in the Development of New Plant Varieties
INDIVIDUAL WORKSHOP EVALUATION | Please rate the session you attended:
Saturday, 9:00a - 10:30a

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* 19. INDIVIDUAL WORKSHOP EVALUATION | Please rate the session you attended:
Saturday, 9:00a - 10:30a

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Leveraging Variety Trials to Advance Organic Seed Systems
Funding and Commercialization Options for Participatory Organic Plant Breeding
Building Relationships from Seed to Fork
Addressing Intellectual Property Rights in Organic Seed Systems
INDIVIDUAL WORKSHOP EVALUATION | Please rate the session you attended:
Saturday, 1:30p - 3:00p

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* 20. INDIVIDUAL WORKSHOP EVALUATION | Please rate the session you attended:
Saturday, 1:30p - 3:00p

  5 (best)  4 3 2 1 (worst)
Microbial Hitchhiker on Seed: Friend or Foe?
Behind the Scenes: Why Seed Companies Drop Beloved Varieties
How to Succeed with Regional Seed
Protecting the Genetic Integrity of Organic Seed
INDIVIDUAL WORKSHOP EVALUATION | Please rate the session you attended:
Saturday, 3:30p - 5:00p

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* 21. INDIVIDUAL WORKSHOP EVALUATION | Please rate the session you attended:
Saturday, 3:30p - 5:00p

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Taking Tomatoes Totally Organic
Organic Hybrid Seed Production in the U.S. – Methods and Case Studies
Cultivating Diversity in the Organic Seed Movement: Resilient Seeds and Diverse Communities
The Intersection of Plant Breeding and Federal Policy
Any other additional feedback about the conference you'd like to share?

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* 22. Any other additional feedback about the conference you'd like to share?

Thank you for joining us in Corvallis and taking the time to complete this evaluation! We look forward to seeing you at the 10th Organic Seed Growers Conference in 2020!

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