Seed Biotechnology Center
Seed Biotechnology Center
Seed Biotechnology Center
University of California
Seed Biotechnology Center

Seed Business 101 Field Crops

August 17 - 21, 2020 | St. Charles, Illinois

Early-bird Registration: $3250.00
(Early-bird rate ends July 6, 2020)

Full Registration: $3500.00

Course registration fees can be accepted either via credit card or check.



Hotel Baker
100 W Main St
St. Charles, IL 60174

Class will start at 8:00 am on Monday, Aug 17 and end at 12:00 pm on Friday, Aug 21 (lunch will be served all course days, including Friday).


Hotel Baker is conveniently located in downtown St. Charles, within walking distance of shops and restaurants. Rates below are per room, per night, and subject to fees and applicable taxes (currently 11%).
Cut-off deadline: to be announced later (not yet confirmed)

  • $_____ USD + taxes/fees (Single occupancy) to be announced later (not yet confirmed)

To reserve a hotel room, please call hotel directly@ (800) 284-0110 and mention "UC Davis Seed Business 101" to obtain discounted hotel room rate.

• Check-In/Check-Out: Hotel Baker check-in time is 4:00 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
• Guest Rooms are Non-Smoking and are subject to a fee if smoking does occur in the room.
• All reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card. 
• Hotel Baker requires notification 48 hours prior to day of arrival to avoid any individual room cancellation penalties. Guests canceling a reservation with less than 48 hours notice or who do not check-in on their reserved day of arrival may incur a penalty charge of one night's room and tax.


• For cancellation requests received via email 60 days or more before class start date (on or before June 18, 2020): Reimbursement of registration fee paid less $350 USD administrative fee.

• No refunds are available for cancellation requests received on or after June 19, 2020.

• Registration substitution or transfers must be approved by class administrator and can be requested 30 days or more (on or before July 18, 2020) before class start date. 

In the unlikely event that this program is canceled or postponed due to insufficient enrollments or unforeseen circumstances, the Seed Biotechnology Center will fully refund registration fees but cannot be held responsible for any other expenses, including cancellation or change charges assessed by airlines, hotels, travel agencies, or other organizations.

For inquiries, please contact Kelsey Maher at 


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