Tag: farm

Farm Life

8 Things Every Farm Owner Should Have

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You might have decided to start a farm, and if so, shopping for the most essential equipment is the first thing you should do. Besides getting …

OrganicSafety

How Can You Make Sure Your Trees Grow Healthily?

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It is easy to neglect the trees in your garden and just assume they will grow naturally. In most cases, trees will grow on their own …

Education

Why you need CCTV cameras on your farm

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Whether it is your home or your business, you can never have too much security. In the world of today, there is a large number of …

Equipment Products

4 Tips for Marketing Your Farm Stand

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Marketing is more than just setting up your farm stand and hoping for the best. Utilizing social media for promotion, figuring out what your speciality is and giving …

Organic

Soil Fertility and Your Farm

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Bad soil can put a grind on your growing season. How can you tell whether your soil is bad? Learning about how to prevent current and …

Take Control

Thrips, Aphids and Spider Mites…Oh My!

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Greenhouse growers nationwide are well versed in thrips, aphids and spider mites. These three pests are the most persistent greenhouse pests across the country. Thrips, Aphids and …

Fruits

Crop Selection: Choosing the Best Crops For Your Farm

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Before selecting crops for the upcoming season, review records for last season. Did you have any persistent disease issues in a particular crop? Did one crop …

Equipment Products

Flail Mower Guide

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Whether keeping grass trim in the orchard or grove middles or tidying up along the roadside, a flail mower is the machine for the job. – Flail …

Take Control

The Benefits of a Full-Blown IPM Effort on the Farm

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IPM (Integrated Pest Management) has become one of the most discussed subjects in American agriculture in recent years as more growers adopt entry-level versions of the …

Education

How Wegmans Organic Farm Helps Fill the Organic Void

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Wegmans, a family-owned regional supermarket chain with 92 stores in the mid-Atlantic and New England, contracts with over 800 growers in the five states where their …

Vegetables

How to Select the Best Sweet Corn Variety for Production

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Whether you grow for wholesale or retail, producing full, tasty ears with no worms is the gold star of sweet corn production. Getting those ears of …

Fruits

Getting to the Root of Replant Disease

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Spring planting is probably on your mind. Whether you’re waiting for new varieties to arrive, or old favorites that have regained their popularity, replanting the orchard …

Education

9 Tips For Attracting Repeat Farm Stand Customers

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Want to keep bringing your customers back to your farm stand? Here are nine tips for attracting repeat customers. – 9 Tips For Attracting Repeat Farm Stand …

Fruits

Building Tree Fruit Fertility: How and Why

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The root of tree health is fertility, and fertility begins in the soil. Simply amending the soil or using a foliar spray each season isn’t the …