Never Stop Learning


  The best growers never stop learning. Of course, learning on the farm happens every day, whether we'd like it to or not. Forget to turn on the electric fence guarding the lettuce this spring, and you'll be reminded how quickly the critters will find it - and you won't make that mistake again. Other mistakes can be much more serious, and ongoing education is one key element in a productive, safe and profitable farm enterprise.
  Whether they want to or not, growers today have to engage in some types of continuing education simply to comply with existing regulations and ... (Read More...)

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