Farmer Area Day Recap of Tractor Implements, Soil Well being, and Wash Stations at Bugg Farm — The Grime

Within the ultimate hour of our keep, Addis fortunately demonstrated the capabilities and usefulness of his new tiller attachment bought with the funding granted to Accelerator farmers. A part of figuring out which new farm instruments to put money into got here via the steerage of Georgia Organics’ Farm Providers Director, Lauren Cox. Utilizing academic materials and a guided train, Addis and Lauren assessed three crops for profitability and prioritized instrument purchases based mostly on their findings. “I used to be breaking floor with an historic harrow that I needed to grease up each three rounds. This new tiller has helped out SO a lot.” As we stood by and watched Addis partially until a row, it was straightforward to see why he was grateful for the tools.  

TRACTOR IMPLEMENTS: Be taught extra about selecting and utilizing tractor implements with this nice useful resource from Vern Grubinger, Sustainable Vegetable Manufacturing: From Startup to Market (PDF pages 103-111) 

IMPLEMENT MAINTAINANCE: Constant upkeep is necessary in the case of extending the life and high quality of your tractor implements. Try this maintenance log template for recording scheduled cleansing, and many others.  

ACCELERATOR PROGRAM: 2022-2023 Accelerator functions are LIVE from August 1- September 12. Be taught extra concerning the yr and a half lengthy program and how one can qualify and apply here.   

Final however not least, click on to be taught extra about Bugg Farm go to their webpage or observe Bugg Household Farm on Fb. 

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