Episode 24–Variety Trial Testing
Hosts Katelyn Kesheimer and Adam Rabinowitz visit with Henry Jordan of Auburn University’s Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences. Jordan manages the University’s variety trial testing program. The program evaluates all the major row crops. Most trials are conducted in multiple locations across Alabama. The program tests experimental varieties and commercial variety side by side. When trials are completed, the unbiased, research-based data is made available to stakeholders for free.