You want your spreadsheet cells to change colour based on what’s going on inside? Conditional Formatting is the thing for you! This is the first a few Conditional Formatting tips. This one is the basics so we can get more complicated next time. In this tip, we’ll see … How to get to the Conditional … More FSA Tip #29 A Conditional Formatting Primer
Today’s tip was inspired by an email I received wondering if there was a way to merge the crops lists from 3 separate crop plan into one list. Well there is a pretty quick way to merge lists. And if you throw in the UNIQUE and SORT formulas you can organize your merged list to … More FSA Tip #28 Merging Lists In Google Sheets
Here’s a Profit Calculator I put together to get ready for week 3 of the Season Review Challenge. You can evaluate each of your crops against your profit benchmarks to see what crops you should grow more of on your farm, and what crops you should drop. Step 1: How much do you want to … More FSA Tip #27 Crop Profit Calculator
This is book eight of my personal Top 10 Farm Books Of The Decade. I’m presenting my Top 10 in order of publication. Next up ,,, The Farmer’s Office Tools, Tips and Templates to Successfully Manage a Growing Farm Business by Julia Shanks I’m an easy audience for books like The Farmer’s Office. They bring … More The Farmer’s Office – Book Review
This week I was on the No-Till Growers Podcast with Jesse Frost! At first I had some trepidation about being on a No-Tillcentric podcast. At Tourne-Sol, we do a touch of no-till in our green houses but we are a tractor tillage based farm. There are many other growers equipped to better discuss no-till. In … More Talking Seeds On The No-Till Growers Podcast
This is the third post in the What seeds should you save series. During this series, you’ve been choosing the seeds to save based on what you need for your farm. Not all seeds will grow equally well on your farm. Focusing on the seeds that do best in your climate will increase your seed … More Make Seed Saving Easier By Choosing The Right Seed For Your Climate
You might remember a few months ago I wrote that you shouldn’t start saving seeds to save money. I still stand by that first post. But once you have acquired seed growing experience and are having success saving seeds, then saving seeds can save you money. On farms where you use a lot of seed … More Reduce Your Seed Bill By Saving Seeds
Why bother growing your own seeds when there is so much other work to do in the garden? Today I begin a series to answer the question Why Save Seed? First up, will saving seeds save you money? How Much Does Seed Cost? On a small scale market garden, you might spend $500 to $1500 … More Should you save seeds to save money?