May
8

Boots on the Ground; Tradeshows and Conferences

May
8

Boots on the Ground; Tradeshows and Conferences

Posted 8th May 2019 by Rebecca Morse
May
1

Variety Trialing – Overwintering Lettuce

 

May
1

Variety Trialing – Overwintering Lettuce

 

Posted 1st May 2019 by Caitlin Singer
Apr
24

Adding Flowers Into A Vegetable Farm

Small scale flower growing is on the rise with many dedicated flower farmers paving the way for locally sourced flowers at farmer’s markets, wholesale markets, boutiques, weddings and even...

Apr
24

Adding Flowers Into A Vegetable Farm

Small scale flower growing is on the rise with many dedicated flower farmers paving the way for locally sourced flowers at farmer’s markets, wholesale markets, boutiques, weddings and even flower-only CSA boxes. This past winter Linda, a customer service sales representative here at Osborne Quality Seeds, was invited to the Pacific Northwest Cut Flower Grower’s Meetup in Corvallis, Oregon. On this trip, she met micro-scale flower farmers on...

Posted 24th April 2019 by Linda Fenstermaker
Apr
18

Main Season Cover Crop

 

Apr
18

Main Season Cover Crop

 

Posted 18th April 2019 by Linda Fenstermaker
Mar
4

7 STEPS TO HEALTHIER SOIL

As farmers we care deeply about what we grow and how we grow it. We carefully cultivate each plant to reach its prime, hoping for the best flavor and the best yield we can get. With so much to...

Mar
4

7 STEPS TO HEALTHIER SOIL

As farmers we care deeply about what we grow and how we grow it. We carefully cultivate each plant to reach its prime, hoping for the best flavor and the best yield we can get. With so much to manage, sometimes one of the most important factors in a successful harvest gets overlooked: the soil.

Posted 4th March 2019 by Osborne Seed
Dec
12

Focus On Farming, 2018

Osborne Quality Seed attended Snohomish County’s 15th annual Focus on Farming trade show event on Thursday November 8th, 2018 where this year’s theme was “Connect, Innovate, and Grow.” Linda Neunzig, the Agricultural Coordinator for the event, stated that this trade-show was originally created as a space for farmers and grower to discuss opportunities, obstacles, experiences, and information.

Focus on Farming has grown in the last 15 years...

Dec
12

Focus On Farming, 2018

Osborne Quality Seed attended Snohomish County’s 15th annual Focus on Farming trade show event on Thursday November 8th, 2018 where this year’s theme was “Connect, Innovate, and Grow.” Linda Neunzig, the Agricultural Coordinator for the event, stated that this trade-show was originally created as a space for farmers and grower to discuss opportunities, obstacles, experiences, and information.

Focus on Farming has grown in the last 15 years...

Posted 12th December 2018 by Muriah Carlson
Aug
31

VARIETY TRIALING AT OSBORNE SEED

What is variety trialing and why is it important?

Variety trialing is the process of growing and evaluating several different varieties to compare the distinct characteristics of each variety.  

Seed companies breed for new attributes, and it’s our job to test and evaluate those attributes for our growers. It’s their needs as well as the changing marketplace that define our selection. That’s why we grow new varieties and compare them to...

Aug
31

VARIETY TRIALING AT OSBORNE SEED

What is variety trialing and why is it important?

Variety trialing is the process of growing and evaluating several different varieties to compare the distinct characteristics of each variety.  

Seed companies breed for new attributes, and it’s our job to test and evaluate those attributes for our growers. It’s their needs as well as the changing marketplace that define our selection. That’s why we grow new varieties and compare them to...

Posted 31st August 2018 by Muriah Carlson