Opened on February 26, 2021. Last updated by The POOG on February 26, 2021.

Although commercial market gardens are usually low-tech, they can, with appropriate technology, be commercially successful on property as small as 3-5 acres. Intense growing like this will become more critical in the future as the climate cools and large agribusinesses are challenged.

No-Till Techniques

AGR – Neversink Farm #2 – No Till Techniques
AGR – WEED FREE MARKET GARDENING
AGR – Till vs. No Till Gardening

Seed Management

This section highlights techniques to promote germination, growth and good production.

Stratification

This is a process where seeds are put through a cooling phase to simulate overwintering conditions causing the seed metabolism to change for germination[1].

Plasma Seed Treatment

AGR – Plasma Treated Seeds

Small-Scale Operations

AGR – Neversink Farm
AGR – JM Fortier Farms

Links

References

  1. Greer T. Seed Stratification: A Comprehensive Guide to This Seed Germination Trick. Morning Chores.

Sources – Seeds