California Vegetable Seed Trials: Breeders Focus on Growers’ Labor Problems [Slideshow]

American Vegetable Grower‘s Contributing Editor David Eddy visited the California vegetable seed trials in Woodland this year. Bayer, Sakata, and Syngenta did more than present their newest varieties. Each discussed how crop selection can ease a common challenge for growers, a lack of labor.


Whether it be time of harvest, ease of picking, or a number of other traits, it was clear that the seed companies had heard the growers loud and clear.