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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.

EmploymentJanuary 26th, 2016

Job Openings Thank you for your interest in working at The Seed Farm. We are currently hiring for a part-time Development Director. (Please see below for internship opportunities.) Development Directo

PartnersJanuary 16th, 2016

The County of Lehigh 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 S

Plant SaleJanuary 14th, 2016

  The Seed Farm's 2nd annual Summer Plant Sale will feature a wide variety of high quality plants, along with supplies for your home garden.  Choose from a selection of vegetables, herbs, a

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Farm Address:
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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