Sep
12

Winter Tunnel Production

As summer winds down in many areas of the country, it is time to start planning for winter tunnel production. Whether you have a heated, climate-controlled greenhouse or an unheated tunnel, there...

Sep
12

Winter Tunnel Production

As summer winds down in many areas of the country, it is time to start planning for winter tunnel production. Whether you have a heated, climate-controlled greenhouse or an unheated tunnel, there are a variety of crops that do well for winter growing to extend your harvest season. If you live in a climate with consistent temperatures below freezing, many farmers grow in unheated tunnels with layers of row cover over the crops for extra...

Posted 12th September 2019 by Linda Fenstermaker
Aug
26

Fall-Winter Cover Crops: A Guide

Fall-Winter Cover Crop

Aug
26

Fall-Winter Cover Crops: A Guide

Fall-Winter Cover Crop

Posted 26th August 2019 by Linda Fenstermaker
Jul
27

Spokane Area Farms: A Recent Visit by Linda

Here in the Northwest, the farm season is fully underway with spring cool crops of radishes and spinach giving way to the summertime bounty. Our sales representatives are spending time visiting...

Jul
27

Spokane Area Farms: A Recent Visit by Linda

Here in the Northwest, the farm season is fully underway with spring cool crops of radishes and spinach giving way to the summertime bounty. Our sales representatives are spending time visiting farmers in the area and across the country to be as up to date as possible with new varieties and issues facing farmers on a day-to-day basis.

Posted 27th July 2019 by Linda Fenstermaker
Jul
22

Baby Leaf and Creating a Perfect Salad Mix

Finding the Right Lineup

Our goal at Osborne Quality Seeds is to offer a wide assortment of varieties to suit the needs of an eclectic community of growers. When it comes to salad mix, most...

Jul
22

Baby Leaf and Creating a Perfect Salad Mix

Finding the Right Lineup

Our goal at Osborne Quality Seeds is to offer a wide assortment of varieties to suit the needs of an eclectic community of growers. When it comes to salad mix, most growers have an idea of how they would like their product to look—the number of components, the desired combination of colors, and the type and diversity of the leaf shape.

Posted 22nd July 2019 by Rebecca Morse
Jul
16

Simplifying Spinach Variety Selection

At Osborne, our priority is to find the best spinach varieties for consistent performance throughout the year. The key to success is planting the right variety for the season and choosing a...

Jul
16

Simplifying Spinach Variety Selection

At Osborne, our priority is to find the best spinach varieties for consistent performance throughout the year. The key to success is planting the right variety for the season and choosing a variety with resistance to the prevalent races of mildew on your land.

Posted 16th July 2019 by Rebecca Morse
Feb
1

Ask A Farmer: Rob at Vertical Fog Farm

We asked some farmers what their favorite & least favorite parts about growing were. To our surprise, the answers varied and we were quite interested in the diversity of the answers. Stay tuned over the next few weeks as we report their answers to you, and keep in mind that we want your input too! See more details at the bottom of this blog post for how to send us your story. #AskAFarmerFor this week in Ask A Farmer, we sat down and asked Rob...

Feb
1

Ask A Farmer: Rob at Vertical Fog Farm

We asked some farmers what their favorite & least favorite parts about growing were. To our surprise, the answers varied and we were quite interested in the diversity of the answers. Stay tuned over the next few weeks as we report their answers to you, and keep in mind that we want your input too! See more details at the bottom of this blog post for how to send us your story. #AskAFarmerFor this week in Ask A Farmer, we sat down and asked Rob...

Posted 1st February 2019 by Muriah Carlson
Jan
26

Ask A Farmer: Linda at First Cut Farm

We asked some farmers what their favorite & least favorite parts about growing were. To our surprise, the answers varied and we were quite interested in the diversity of the answers. Stay tuned over the next few weeks as we report their answers to you, and keep in mind that we want your input too! See more details at the bottom of this blog post for how to send us your story. #AskAFarmerFor this week in Ask A Farmer, we sat down and asked...

Jan
26

Ask A Farmer: Linda at First Cut Farm

We asked some farmers what their favorite & least favorite parts about growing were. To our surprise, the answers varied and we were quite interested in the diversity of the answers. Stay tuned over the next few weeks as we report their answers to you, and keep in mind that we want your input too! See more details at the bottom of this blog post for how to send us your story. #AskAFarmerFor this week in Ask A Farmer, we sat down and asked...

Posted 26th January 2019 by Muriah Carlson
Jan
17

Battle of the Brassicas

While at Focus On Farming, we attended a very informative session lead by Lindsey du Toit, Professor and Vegetable Seed Pathologist at WSU Northwestern Washington Research & Extension Center. She reviewed a few of the common diseases that occur on brassica crops in western Washington, including diagnosis, biology, epidemiology, and how to properly manage the crops if the disease is present. We took note on bacterial, fungal, and viral...

Jan
17

Battle of the Brassicas

While at Focus On Farming, we attended a very informative session lead by Lindsey du Toit, Professor and Vegetable Seed Pathologist at WSU Northwestern Washington Research & Extension Center. She reviewed a few of the common diseases that occur on brassica crops in western Washington, including diagnosis, biology, epidemiology, and how to properly manage the crops if the disease is present. We took note on bacterial, fungal, and viral...

Posted 17th January 2019 by Muriah Carlson