How to Conduct a Successful Variety Trial at Your Farm
A Concise Guide from Johnny's Trialing Team
Choosing which varieties to grow is one of the most important aspects of farming. Crops can offer dozens, even hundreds of varieties, each with its own advantages and disadvantages. At Johnny's Research Farm, we trial thousands of varieties each year so that we can offer you the best products and information.
To help you conduct successful trials at your own farm, Johnny's Trialing Team has drawn up a set of instructions on creating trials that give you dependable information. Use this concise guide to get started.
Contact Us About Your Trial Results
We are always happy to hear from our growers. Send us an email, letter, or fax; visit us on Facebook; or call your Territory Sales Representative if you're a commercial customer. Let us know which varieties work best for you — and why!
Learn more about trialing new crop varieties from the following resources.
- Why Try Something New? Reasons for trying out new varieties; how best to choose new products to suit your changing needs; and points to consider as you adopt new varieties on your farm »
- Johnny's Trialing Program. How We Trial New Varieties Each Year. An overview of the key steps in our Trialing Program, showcasing how the new Artisan™ Tomato line has come to fruition »
- Learn More about advanced and replicated variety trialing programs for organic crops by visiting the website of the Organic Seed Alliance »
- Browse all products New This Year »