Avoiding Pests on Your Farm: EP34

The Ag Engineering podcast is a conversation with small scale fruit and vegetable farmers to discuss tools, tips or techniques to improve the sustainability of your farm. In this episode, we visit with Elisabeth Hodgdon the Eastern New York Commercial Horticulture Program of Cornell Cooperative Extension to talk about managing pests on your farm. LearnContinue reading “Avoiding Pests on Your Farm: EP34”

Improving Handwashing Stations: EP32

The Ag Engineering podcast is a conversation with small scale fruit and vegetable farmers to discuss tools, tips or techniques to improve the sustainability of your farm. In this episode, we share a resource we put together on improving handwash stations.  Learn something from the show? Let me know or share feedback here! https://forms.gle/fDraaXhRUtYfBchb6 ShowContinue reading “Improving Handwashing Stations: EP32”

DIY Motorized Root Washer for $200: EP31

The Ag Engineering podcast is a conversation with small scale fruit and vegetable farmers to discuss tools, tips or techniques to improve the sustainability of your farm. In this episode, we visit with John Hirsch of Clearfield Farm (clearfieldfarmvt.com) to talk about building a root washer out of a cheap cement mixer. Learn something fromContinue reading “DIY Motorized Root Washer for $200: EP31”

MaterMacc Precision Planters from Market Farm Implement: EP30

The Ag Engineering podcast is a conversation with small scale fruit and vegetable farmers to discuss tools, tips or techniques to improve the sustainability of your farm. In this episode, we visit with Dave from Market Farm Implement to talk about MaterMacc Precision Planters. Watch the Video Contact Market Farm Implement Market Farm ImplementFriedens, PA(814)Continue reading “MaterMacc Precision Planters from Market Farm Implement: EP30”

Stories from Small Axe Farm: EP29

The Ag Engineering podcast is a conversation with small scale fruit and vegetable farmers to discuss tools, tips or techniques to improve the sustainability of your farm. In this episode, we visit with Evan Perkins and Heidi Choate of Small Axe Farm (https://smallaxefarm.com) to share some stories from their farming experience. Learn something from theContinue reading “Stories from Small Axe Farm: EP29”

Spray Tables for Produce Farms: EP28

The Ag Engineering podcast is a conversation with small scale fruit and vegetable farmers to discuss tools, tips or techniques to improve the sustainability of your farm. In this episode, we share a resource we put together highlighting different spray table materials that could be used on produce farms.  Learn something from the show? LetContinue reading “Spray Tables for Produce Farms: EP28”

Plastic Tarp Usage – Techniques and Tips: EP27

The Ag Engineering podcast is a conversation with small scale fruit and vegetable farmers to discuss tools, tips or techniques to improve the sustainability of your farm.  In this episode, we visit with Evan Perkins of Small Axe Farm (https://smallaxefarm.com) to talk about how they use plastic sheet material (silage tarps and greenhouse plastic) onContinue reading “Plastic Tarp Usage – Techniques and Tips: EP27”

Spending Money on Equipment That Matters (Cheap Spreaders & Fancy Seeders): EP26

The Ag Engineering podcast is a conversation with small scale fruit and vegetable farmers to discuss tools, tips or techniques to improve the sustainability of your farm. In this episode, we visit with John Hirsh of Clearfield Farm (clearfieldfarmvt.com) to talk about using cheap equipment where you can, and investing money on important equipment. VisitContinue reading “Spending Money on Equipment That Matters (Cheap Spreaders & Fancy Seeders): EP26”

Bins, Buckets, Baskets & Totes – Harvest Containers: EP25

The Ag Engineering podcast is a conversation with small scale fruit and vegetable farmers to discuss tools, tips or techniques to improve the sustainability of your farm. In this episode, we share a resource from our own blog about options when selecting harvest containers. Visit the show notes for photos, videos or relevant links atContinue reading “Bins, Buckets, Baskets & Totes – Harvest Containers: EP25”

Time Slots for On-farm Shopping: EP24

The Ag Engineering podcast is a conversation with small scale fruit and vegetable farmers to discuss tools, tips or techniques to improve the sustainability of your farm. In this episode, we visit with Pauline Stevens of Golden Russet Farm (https://goldenrussetfarm.com/) to talk about their pivot into opening up their greenhouses using a sign-up form duringContinue reading “Time Slots for On-farm Shopping: EP24”