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Equipment Videos

Equipment profiles are provided to give new producers ideas and information on equipment use, safety, and tools to increase efficiency. They are not an endorsement of individual products. For more equipment profiles and other information for new farmers visit extension.psu.edu/start-farming and theseedfarm.org.


Paper Pot Planter

The paper pot transplanter is designed to allow small farmers to plant many small transplants such as onions in a short period of time. This video demonstrates set up and use.

Plastic Layers

Raised bed plastic layers are standard equipment on vegetable farms. This video shows set up and use.

Push Seeders

Small scale farms often use hand push seeders. This video shows earthway, jang and European push seeders.


A spader is a conservation soil preparation tool. This short video demonstrates pros and cons, set up, and use.

Funding for this project was provided by a grant from the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USDA, Grant # 2009-49400-05869.

CSA Workshare ProgramMarch 14th, 2018

Announcing The Seed Farm's 2018 CSA Workshare Program Join our team in 2018 by taking part in the CSA Workshare Program! In exchange for working 3 hours per week between June and October, you wi

EmploymentMarch 12th, 2018

Job Openings Thank you for your interest in working at The Seed Farm! We are not currently hiring for any paid positions. Please see unpaid internship opportunities below:     Internshi

FMSA vs. GAP Information Session on 12/12/2017November 28th, 2017

Learn the differences between the Food Safety Modernization Act (FMSA) and Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) and what they mean to your farm business. Tuesday, December 12, 20176:30-8:30 PMPSU Lehigh

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