Discover Amazing Tomatoes By Setting Up Easy Growing Trials!

You want to have the best tomatoes, right? You might suspect that there are better varieties out there but the thought of doing elaborate trials to evaluate these tomatoes is just exhausting. Here is a way to run a simple trial to discover new great tomatoes! It is based on how we run our tomato … More Discover Amazing Tomatoes By Setting Up Easy Growing Trials!

Plant Seed Crops on Time – Seed Production Planning Part 4

This is the fourth part of a series on crop planning for seed production. Seed production planning part 3 covered calculating how much to grow to meet your farm and marketing demands. The next step is choosing when to plant your seed crop to get a reliable seed harvest. (Most of this article was originally … More Plant Seed Crops on Time – Seed Production Planning Part 4

Seed Production Planning Part 3 – How Much To Grow

This is the third part of a series on crop planning for seed production. Seed production planning part 2 covered calculating how much seed to harvest to meet your farm and marketing demands. The next step is determining how many plants you need to grow to produce the amount of seed you need. We’ll look … More Seed Production Planning Part 3 – How Much To Grow

Seed Yields

Today, we are going to look at how to calculate seed yields. This information will help you set your prices and will be useful in crop planning. We will look at Using your harvest data to calculate yield Consulting (and interpreting) reference material for yield data This post is one in a series on seed … More Seed Yields

Seed Economics – Calculate Actual Profit in Space

This post is one in a series on seed economics that begins here. Quick review: Seed profitability is evaluated as $/bedft. Start by determining target $/bedft for your farm Most farmers should average $2.50/bedft to $5.00/bedft Today, we will tackle how to calculate the actual profitability in space of a crop. A warning – In this … More Seed Economics – Calculate Actual Profit in Space