This week’s farmer spreadsheet tip is about using week numbers instead of dates in your spreadsheets. Week numbers are a critical piece of how I crop plan. They make it much easier to sort and look at information on a weekly basis rather then get bogged down with how there are 7 different days in each week. Are … More FSA Tip #3 Week Numbers
Earlier in the year, I wrote about how we evaluate Tomato varieties with easy trials. Our lettuce trials are even simpler! Trial Goal I wanted small dense lettuce heads that didn’t take too much space in the garden but gave fantastic salads! That doesn’t seem like too much to ask for. We went through seed … More Evaluating Quick Lettuce Trials
This week I was on the Thriving Farmer podcast with Michael Kilpatrick We talk about Tourne-Sol, running a farm as a coop, managing a profitable farm, and the importance of a good nap. I really enjoyed the conversation I had with Michael and I hope you do too! About The Thriving Farmer Podcast If you … More I’m on the Thriving Farmer Podcast!
Farmer Spreadsheet Survey I want to hear about how you use spreadsheets on your farm! I’ve put together this quick survey so you can tell me what you love and hate about spreadsheets. It would be amazing if you could fill it out!!!! I want to make sure the Farmer Spreadsheet Academy is meeting farmer’s … More I want to hear about your Spreadsheets!
I love growing out crossed up plants and selecting what we will save for seed. Brassicas are probably my favourite plant to select. Here are some pictures of what it looked like while I was selecting one breeding population last week. The plants I was selecting are the F2 generation of a cross between Tokyo … More 5 Steps To Rogue And Select Brassica Rapas
I’ve been working on a secret project. I call it the the Farmer Spreadsheet Academy and it just went public! Step one of this new venture is a series of weekly farmer spreadsheet tip videos. The first video is about the formula SUMPRODUCT. Tip#1 SUMPRODUCT I chose SUMPRODUCT for the first video because it was … More The Farmer Spreadsheet Academy
It’s nice to have an organized farm with everything labeled.
This is especially true when you grow seed and you want to be able to keep track of things, … More Label what you plant!