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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.

EmploymentNovember 10th, 2016

Job Openings Thank you for your interest in working at The Seed Farm! We are not currently hiring for any paid positions.    Internships We are currently accepting applications for Graphic D

Farmland AccessNovember 4th, 2016

Accessing farmland can be a challenge for beginning farmers, especially in areas like the Lehigh Valley, where development pressure can lead to higher property values and farmland prices. If you are i

Farm-to-Table DinnerOctober 6th, 2016

Our 6th annual Farm-to-Table Dinner will be held on Sunday, October 9, 2016.   Dinner will be prepared by Chef Jon Middleton and Chef Lee Chizmar of Bolete Restaurant, assisted by a team of

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5854 Vera Cruz Rd Emmaus, PA 18049

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

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