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The Seed Farm Teaches Seeding and Transplanting

Posted 6/2/2014 3:52pm by Lindsey Parks.

On May 20, 2014, The Seed Farm hosted, Penn State Extension's “Introduction to Organic Vegetable Production.”  With the assistance of instructors Sara Runkel and Becca Munro, participants had the opportunity to use different push seeders, learn how to hand-transplant more efficiently, and trial the water-wheel transplanter. The class learned about the advantages and disadvantages of the different equipment, discussed the efficiencies of mechanical planting techniques and how to implement such efficiencies into a farming system. Participants had the opportunity to trial 6 different push-seeders and observe 2 mechanical transplanters. The hands-on experience and training is, “indispensable” said many of the participants, teaching them how to improve their seeding and transplanting techniques and allowing them to make informed decisions when investing in equipment.  

The Introduction to Organic Vegetable Production course is a multi-session series lead by extension instructor Tianna Dupont. The course introduces aspiring and new vegetable producers to diverse production strategies and provides a framework for effective farm production planning. Please visit the extension.psu.edu/start-farming for more information.

 

FMSA vs. GAP Information Session on 12/12/2017November 28th, 2017

Learn the differences between the Food Safety Modernization Act (FMSA) and Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) and what they mean to your farm business. Tuesday, December 12, 20176:30-8:30 PMPSU Lehigh

Online Resource Hub input meeting on 12/4/2017November 28th, 2017

Resource Hub input meeting for Specialty Crop Producers Monday, December 4, 2017 6:30-8:30 PM Lehigh County Agricultural Center 4184 Dorney Park Road, Allentown, PA 18104 Cost: FREE (light refreshmen

EmploymentNovember 2nd, 2017

Job Openings Thank you for your interest in working at The Seed Farm! We are currently hiring for a full-time, year-round Farm/Site Manager. Please scroll down for unpaid internship opportun

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