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Harvest seed clusters: Cut mature seed clusters from the plant.
Dry: After harvesting, allow seed clusters to dry for several days in a cool and dark place.
Extract Seeds: Seeds will separate easily from the stem. Simply rub seed clusters with your hands to remove seeds. Separate from chaff.
Dry once more: After separating the seeds allow them to dry for a few more days before storing.
Label and Store: Once seeds are completely dry, store in a container and label. Seeds will remain viable for 2-4 years.
Millet does best in long hot summer weather. Millet can grow in soil that is not very nutrient-rich. Sow between spring and late summer. Millet comes in several varieties, which will readily cross-pollinate.
Sources: http://www.rodalesorganiclife.com/garden/grains-growing-guide ; http://www.heirloom-organics.com/guide/va/guidetogrowingmillet.html
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