At the Horticulture Innovation Lab’s 2016 annual meeting, speakers were invited to give brief “lightning talks” to share highlights of their recent horticultural work. Audio slideshows of these 5-minute talks are now available on YouTube.
James Nienhuis of the University of Wisconsin-Madison leads a project with the Horticulture Innovation Lab focused on expanding tomato grafting for entrepreneurship in Guatemala and Honduras.
Over the years, he has led other Horticulture Innovation Lab projects in Central America — first focused on evaluating tomato and chili varieties for disease resistance, then on helping farmers produce disease-resistant vegetable seed. He called these past projects, “Semillas de Esperanza” or Seeds of Hope.
But when the farmers he was working with began to sell seedlings Continue reading Video: From seeds to grafted seedlings for farmers in Guatemala, Honduras