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Early Spring Marketing Using Unheated High Tunnels

Courtesy of Adithya Ramachandran, Kaleidoscope Vegetable Gardens, Dundurn SK Most farmers underperform at early spring markets. SPIN-Farming is based on generating strong cash flow by targeting $1,000 weekly sales –

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Become Your Own Weather Forecaster

Courtesy of Adithya Ramachandran, Kaleidoscope Vegetable Gardens, Dundurn SK High tunnels require farmers to become their own weather forecasters. In the Saskatoon area, tonight’s forecast low is -13 C (8.6

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Planting Plan for an Early Spring $1,000 Market Week

Courtesy of Adithya Ramachandran, Kaleidoscope Vegetable Gardens, Dundurn SK, Canada It looks like spring is arriving early this year in Saskatoon. My first plantings in high tunnels typically go in during

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Winter Markets Keep the Cash Flowing

Courtesy of Wally S., Wally’s Urban Market Garden, Saskatoon SK My operation in zone 3 Canada has been a year round one for many years. Now I’m starting to hear

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Squash Need Heat

Courtesy of Brenda S., Thompson Street Farm, Glastonbury CT I’ve only been growing commercially for a few years (but have been hobby gardening for 16 yrs) and live in central

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DIY High Tunnels

Courtesy of James K., Virtually Green, San Francisco, CA A good source of practical ag info about high tunnels is the organic.kysu website page: http://organic.kysu.edu/CurrentProjects.shtml It covers a lot of

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DIY Heat Mat

Courtesy of Richard E. MT When it comes time to sprout seeds, it is warm enough that I don’t need my electric blanket so I use it for seeds. I

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Heat Mat A Good Investment

Courtesy of SPIN farmer Mike B, Iowa: I don’t think you can go wrong with a good heat mat. You are paying for the ability to be able to control

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