Slimy Jungle – A Seed Lettuce Tale of Sorrow and Woe

The following story took place last summer. These are some red iceberg lettuces I was growing for seed. Everything looked great. The rows in the front have had their outer leaves removed to increase ventilation. The rows in the back still have their outer leaves. Do you see the holes in the lettuce patch? Over … More Slimy Jungle – A Seed Lettuce Tale of Sorrow and Woe

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