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To Get the Best Seed Price, Make a Call

Courtesy of Wally S., Wally’s Market Garden, Pleasantdale, SK In niche markets, SPIN farmers can adjust their pricing to cover their seed cost, but you should always try to get

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Seeding Rate Helps Answer Whether A Crop Is Worth Growing

Courtesy of Wally S., Wally’s  Market Garden, Pleasantdale SK The planning questions keep coming, and last week the big one was, “How do I know if a crop is worth growing?”

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Best Seed Sources is Based on Experience, Not the Catalog

Courtesy of John G, JNJ Farms, Macomb IL We are working up our 2017 seed orders. First thing we do is to inventory leftover seeds from this season. We are

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Newbie SOS: How important are organic seeds?

Courtesy of Wally S., Wally’s Urban Market Garden, Saskatoon SK Seed sourcing does not need to produce the anxiety it seems to. My advice is to use reputable suppliers who

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Seed Costs for a Half-Acre

Courtesy of Curtis S., Green City Acres, Kelowna, BC If you’re farming around a half-acre, you can expect to spend upwards of $800 on seed. I have close to 100

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