In today’s world everything is becoming more and more specialized. Seed testing is no different. Training is necessary to be proficient in current testing procedures. The Society of Commercial Seed Technologists (SCST) and Association of Official Seed Analysts (AOSA) are organizations of official professionals in the seed testing industry. They have high standards for members within their organizations. This includes: education, work experience, training, mentorship, and proficiency – proven by a rigorous examination.
Lauren Mezo, now Lauren Bogi has achieved two great accomplishments this year; first, a celebration of marriage, and second, becoming a Certified Viability Technologist (CVT). As a CVT, Lauren is now an official member of the Society of Commercial Seed Technologists, an elite group of those skilled and proficient in seed germination testing. This includes additional information about seed such as quality, disease and vigor. We are happy to have her expertise.