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Farm Robots

This isn’t the first article I’ve read about the future of farm mechanization using smaller specialized robot systems, but I’m torn about the idea of robots on the farm. I’m encouraged by the smashing of the idea of “go big or

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Spring bed prep

Despite snow last weekend, it is indeed spring and that can only mean one thing on the farm – time for bed prep! Last year we read The Market Gardener by Jean-Martin Fortier. One of the tips in that book involves covering

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35 Block – Stand up soil blocker

We do most of our propagation in soil blocks. Planting kale, spinach, lettuce, green onions, chard, and beets – the 20-block stand up soil blocker from Ladbrooke has been our go to tool. But we were ready to abandon this tool and

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The Farmer to Farmer Podcast

During the winter months we try to catch up on reading and resources that keep us motivated and help us continue to learn how to farm smarter not harder. At the Young Farmer’s Conference, I heard several people talk about

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Splitting Asparagus Crowns

Last fall we dug up some of our asparagus crowns in an attempt to split them to have more asparagus in the future. I’m not entirely sure how to do this, but after a few internet searches I found some helpful

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Fruit Tree Pruning

The weekend was beautiful with temps reaching the low 50s. Seemed like as good a time as any to prune our fruit trees. A couple years ago we planted 2 plums, 1 peach and 1 cherry tree. None had really

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