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Rick Novak

rnovakDirector, Seed Programs

Extension Seed Specialist

C143 Plant Sciences

970-491-4366 office


Rick is the Director of Colorado Seed Programs. He is the Manager of the Colorado Seed Growers Association and will provide leadership and oversight to the Managers of Seed Certification, Agronomy Foundation Seed, and the Colorado Seed Lab.  He is involved in several seed education projects including the Seed Technology Education Committee that coordinates eight on-line seed education related courses through Colorado State University.  He collaborates with the Colorado Department of Agriculture on seed related topics that affect Colorado agriculture.  He is also actively involved in the Association of Seed Certifying Agencies (AOSCA), that was organized in 1919 that is composed of seed certifying agencies in the United States and Canada.

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