In Person

UC Davis Seed Biotechnology Center's Hemp Breeding & Seed Production Academy 2019

October 29 – 30, 2019
Event details
October 29 – 30, 2019
12:00 am
Davis, CA

Event summary

The UC Davis Seed Biotechnology Center (SBC) mobilizes the research, educational and outreach resources of UC Davis in partnership with the seed and biotechnology industries to facilitate discovery and commercialization of new seed technologies for agricultural and consumer benefit.

Featured course

Hemp Breeding and Seed Production Academy
October 29, 7:30am and October 30, 8:00am

Led by industry professionals, this two-day course is designed to enhance the knowledge of those working on hemp improvement and propagation. The course covers hemp seed production topics, including flowering, pollination, seed development, harvesting and certification. Participants will also learn about hemp genomics, genetics, sex expression, types of cultivars with corresponding breeding schemes and intellectual property protection options.

Cooley lawyers Dan Knauss and Chris Holly will provide participants an executive summary overview of the core concepts involved with developing, monitoring, and enforcing an intellectual property estate around hemp innovation, offering up key insights and best practices.

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