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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 to Table DinnerApril 7th, 2015

Thank you to all who joined us for The Seed Farm's 2014 Farm-to-Table Dinner and Auction! We look forward to seeing you at our 5th annual Dinner and Auction on Saturday, October 3, 2015. Photos f

PressApril 7th, 2015

April 2015: The Seed Farm, along with many of our graduates, were photographed and/or profiled in Lehigh Valley Style's feature article, "Growing Our Next Crop of Farmers". March 25, 2015: The Reading

New Farmer TrainingApril 3rd, 2015

Seed Farm apprentices take part in a 9-month program designed to train new farmers in all aspects of managing a diversified vegetable farm. Apprentices are given decision-making responsibility for our

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Farm Address:
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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