Johnny's May Newsletter : Recommended Methods for Succession Planting

May 2013
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Succession Planting Methods for a Continuous Supply

Succession Planting

Recommended Methods for a Continuous Supply

In market farming, one of the keys to success is the ability to sell a wide variety of high-quality produce over a long period of time. A good selection attracts customers; quality and availability keep them coming back for more.

To achieve the goals of diversity, quality, and continuity, scheduling is all-important. We recommend you think not just about scheduling your plantings, but also about scheduling your harvests.

In this issue of the JSS Advantage, we'll cover 4 strategies you can use to extend the harvest period of most crops.

Planting Programs to Match Your Harvest Season

Try Johnny's Planting Programs

Johnny's Planting Programs are designed to take the guesswork out of succession planting, allowing you to easily extend your harvest throughout the growing season.

In developing our programs, Johnny's research team collected field trial data on a range of variety characteristics for several key vegetable crops. To review their findings, visit the Planting Program section of our site.

JSS 40th Anniversary
Farm Visits & Grower Profiles

Pleasant Valley Farm, Argyle, New York
Pleasant Valley Farm in Argyle, New York

For 25 years, Paul and Sandy Arnold have been steadily but sustainably adding and expanding, year after year.

The Arnolds' financial success and history of innovation have made Pleasant Valley Farm an admired and highly studied market farm. Paul and Sandy are frequent presenters at conferences and they have hosted countless farm tours. They've mentored many apprentices who now run their own farms. One of their goals is to help other farmers become more profitable, whether they are just starting or have years of farming experience. They recently took time out to catch us up on the latest developments at Pleasant Valley Farm…

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