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Seed Cartels Update

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Three years ago, I wrote a post on market consolidation in the agricultural and pharmaceutical industries. I commented that seed cartels were not all that different than drug cartels in the effects they have on our lives. When I did … Continue reading

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Using Older Seeds

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This is the time of the year when thoughts turn to seed saving – at least, that’s the case around here. Veggies are getting ripe, lettuce is bolting under the pressure of the heat and the beans are plumping up … Continue reading

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Saving Leggy Tomato Seedlings

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I’ve spoken (probably ad nauseam as far as some are concerned) about my preference for growing my own seedlings. But sometimes, you get a present that while not ideal is still salvageable. In this case, it was several overgrown (as … Continue reading

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