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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.

 

Plant SaleApril 17th, 2018

       at The Seed Farm, 5854 Vera Cruz Rd., Emmaus, PA 18049  Our 4th annual Spring Plant Sale will feature a wide variety of high quality plants for your home garden.&

CSA Workshare ProgramApril 4th, 2018

Announcing The Seed Farm's 2018 CSA Workshare Program Join our team in 2018 by taking part in the CSA Workshare Program! In exchange for working 3 hours per week between June and October, you wi

EmploymentMarch 12th, 2018

Job Openings Thank you for your interest in working at The Seed Farm! We are not currently hiring for any paid positions. Please see unpaid internship opportunities below:     Internshi

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