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Equipment Videos

Equipment profiles are provided to give new producers ideas and information on equipment use, safety, and tools to increase efficiency. They are not an endorsement of individual products. For more equipment profiles and other information for new farmers visit extension.psu.edu/start-farming and theseedfarm.org.

 

Paper Pot Planter

The paper pot transplanter is designed to allow small farmers to plant many small transplants such as onions in a short period of time. This video demonstrates set up and use.


Plastic Layers

Raised bed plastic layers are standard equipment on vegetable farms. This video shows set up and use.


Push Seeders

Small scale farms often use hand push seeders. This video shows earthway, jang and European push seeders.


Spader

A spader is a conservation soil preparation tool. This short video demonstrates pros and cons, set up, and use.




Funding for this project was provided by a grant from the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USDA, Grant # 2009-49400-05869.

Farm Business IncubatorSeptember 13th, 2017

  Ready to start a farm of your own? We can help. Complete a Pre-application Interest Form if you are interested in farming at The Seed Farm in 2018. The Seed Farm Agricultural Business Incubato

PartnersSeptember 7th, 2017

Lehigh County's dedication to farmland preservation allowed the land that The Seed Farm and its Steward Farms occupy to remain farmland. Lehigh County also supports The Seed Farm through donated

Farm-to-Table DinnerAugust 18th, 2017

 Our 7th annual Farm-to-Table Dinner will be held on Sunday, October 8, 2017.   Dinner will be prepared by Chef Jon Middleton of Sodexo and Chef Josh Palmer of Sette Luna, Maxim's

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5854 Vera Cruz Rd Emmaus, PA 18049

Mailing Address:
Lehigh County Ag Center 4184 Dorney Park Road Suite107 Allentown, PA, 18104

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