The 2020 California Trials are happening on a company-by-company basis due to COVID-19. 
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California Summer Trials can span up to 2 weeks and cover 400 miles north to south. Long row trials, furrow irrigation, and loamy soils are center stage, with day and night temperatures ranging significantly depending on location.

California Trials Participating Companies

HM.CLAUSE - Davis, CA August 10 - August 15 - Registration for our event consists of two ticket types, virtual and a limited number of in-person appointments.

Melon, Watermelon, Pumpkin, Squash, Processing Tomato, Fresh Market Tomato, Pepper, Corn, Tomatillo, Bean

HM.CLAUSE - Virtual Event - August 24 -

PanAmerican Seed Company - WOODLAND, CA Monday, August 17-Friday, August 21 – self guided tour

Pure Line Seeds - WOODLAND, CA August 17-20

Sakata Seed America - Virtual trials in early September

Syngenta Seeds - Virtual Event - September 10 - Syngenta decided to narrow its focus to cucurbits in its Woodland fields and will host virtual trials in September. It’s open to all who want to attend.

Enza Zaden & Vitalis Organic Seeds - Due to the recent increase in the number of Covid cases in California, we are unfortunately canceling our watermelon field day.

Seminis Vegetable Seeds (Bayer) - Retooled its 2020 trial plans due to the pandemic. While it trialed crops, the trials were closed to for in-person visits. It will share the results in the early fall. Stay tuned for details.



SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel
2241 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
(800) 782-8400

Hampton Inn & Suites Salinas
523 Work St
Salinas, CA 93901
Phone: (831)754-4700

San Juan Inn
410 The Alameda
San Juan Bautista, CA 95054
Phone: (831)623-4380

Best Western Rose Garden Inn
740 Freedom Blvd
Watsonville, CA 95076
Phone: (408)779-0447

Best Western Plus All Suites Inn
500 Ocean Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone: (831)458-9898

Hampton Inn Morgan Hill
16115 Condit Road
Morgan Hill, CA 95037
Phone: (408)779-7666

Morgan Hill Holiday Inn Express
17035 Condit Road
Morgan Hill, CA 95037
Phone: (408)776-7676


Holiday Inn Express & Suites Davis
1640 Research Park Dr, Davis, CA 95618
(530) 297-1500

Days Inn Woodland
1524 E Main St, Woodland, CA 95776
(530) 405-9258

Holiday Inn Express Woodland
2070 Freeway Dr, Woodland, CA 95776
(530) 662-7750

Hampton Inn & Suites Woodland
2060 Freeway Dr, Woodland, CA 95776
(530) 662-9100

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Willows
545 N Humboldt Ave, Willows, CA 95988
(530) 934-8900