Be a Model for the Future
November 20, 2014
Penn State Extension is looking for host sites for demonstrating best management practices and helping beginning farmers succeed. Be a ‘Model for the Future’!
Spiral Path Farm: How We Produce Transplants
November 6, 2014
On January 27, 2015 at 9:45 am in the Organic session of the Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention in Hershey, Pennsylvania, Terra and Mike Brownback of Spiral Path Farm will discuss how they produce transplants on their farm.
Fellowship Opportunities for Organic Vegetable Production and Business Training
November 2, 2014
The Seed Farm is proud to announce two full time fellowship opportunities for hands on training in organic vegetable production. Graduates will have access to land and equipment to start their own farms and have the production planning and equipment training to qualify for farm management positions in the community.
Basil Downy Mildew Continues to Plague Growers
October 31, 2014
Basil downy mildew continues to plague basil growers throughout Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic region.
White Mold: A Challenging Year for Snap Bean, Now What?
October 28, 2014
The cooler wet field conditions made white mold a challenging disease to manage in snap beans this past season. Numerous acres were passed over for harvest as a result and overall quality was reduced not only in Pennsylvania but in surrounding states as well.