5854 Vera Cruz Rd Emmaus, PA 18049 Google Map 610-391-9583 ext. 16
Banner
banner

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.

OverviewFebruary 10th, 2017

The Seed Farm offers two main programs to meet the needs of new farmers who may not have grown up on farms and therefore lack access to land, training, and/or equipment: New Farmer Training Program N

Board of Directors meeting on 12/11/2017February 10th, 2017

Quarterly meeting of The Seed Farm's Board of Directors. At the Lehigh County Agricultural Center, 4184 Dorney Park Rd., Allentown, PA 18104  

Board of Directors meeting on 9/21/2017February 10th, 2017

Quarterly meeting of The Seed Farm's Board of Directors. At The Seed Farm, 5854 Vera Cruz Rd. S., Emmaus, PA 18049  

Have a Question?

Contact Us Online or Call 610-391-9583 ext. 16

Farm Address:
5854 Vera Cruz Rd Emmaus, PA 18049

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

Visit us on: FacebookTwitter