n Farmer’s Weekly - Get to know your seedling grower : vegetable production

Volume 2016, Issue 16022
  • ISSN : 0041-848X



To produce optimal results, seedlings must be in good condition when planted, and thereafter cared for properly until they are established. Unfortunately, many farmers do not fully understand what is required in either case. A large seedling grower I visited in Florida in the US produced seedlings according to the specific requirements of individual farmers. These farmers knew exactly what type of seedling would produce the best results for them. The lesson is clear: establish a good relationship with your seedling producer, and communicate openly and frequently with him. I've known farmers who have started buying from another grower while their first supplier remained blissfully unaware of their client's increasing dissatisfaction with the products.

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