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New Sources for Regionally Adapted Seeds

I wanted to take the opportunity to briefly share some exciting additions to locally sourced seed here in the Great Lakes/Midwest region. Over the past couple of years I have gotten a chance to meet and exchange seed with a … Continue reading

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Ancient Wheat and Heritage Barley

This last season I trialed out a number of spring-planted wheat and barley varieties. I want to compliment my existing winter wheat varieties with one or two spring-planted varieties. The logic being, if you lose the winter crop, you still … Continue reading

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Year Without A Summer

All the crazy weather the last three years has got me thinking a lot these days about a cropping strategy to minimize the risks associated with late frosts, early frosts, drought, extended periods of rain and so forth. This is … Continue reading

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