Seed Sampling Officers Workshop – 11th & 12th October


Rescheduled dates due to Covid-19

11th / 12th October 2021

 The AsureQuality Seed Laboratory NZ01 invites you to attend a Workshop on Seed Sampling in New Zealand at the Lincoln Event Centre.

The 1 day workshop will be held in two sessions (11th and again on the 12th of October) to ensure all SSOs have the opportunity to attend.

Registrations start 9.30am each day with a start time of 10.00am.

ISTA authorised SSOs play a fundamental role in ensuring the integrity of NZs internationally recognised Seed Industry.

This Seed Sampling Workshop will communicate important changes and updates to SSO roles and responsibilities here in NZ.

Topics for discussion include:

  • Overview of the instructions in the AsureQuality Seed Sampling Handbook
  • Chain of Custody for Seed Sampling and Testing in New Zealand
  • Equipment and sampling log requirements
  • Seed Sampling audits and competency requirements
  • Overview of Laboratory tests and Certificates

Attendance at the Seed Sampling Workshop will be recorded and contribute to ongoing authorisation as a Seed Sampling Officer.

Online registrations will open soon, or you can contact Jo Risk, Compliance Manager at AsureQuality –; ph 027 23 687 51

View the programme below:

2021_08_05 – AQ Seed Sampling Workshop programme