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These days, passing around seeds has become a thing of activism. In the wake of debates like the one between Monsanto and a 75 year-old Indiana farmer before the U.S. Supreme Court earlier this month, it’s clear that seeds are a)...
A 75-year old Indiana farmer faces off against agri-giant Monsanto in the US Supreme Court today. It’s a David vs. Goliath story, focused on a modern-day legality: patents. And the decision could have a huge impact – on the future of...
News stories tagged with "seeds"
by Todd Moe, in Canton, NY
Plattsburgh, NY, Jan 28, 2013 — Most gardeners probably started out growing onions from sets, which are small, immature onion bulbs. They're easy to grow that way. But horticulturist Amy Ivy says growing from seed lets gardeners pick varieties to suit their own needs or whims. Todd Moe spoke with Amy for some tips about growing onions from seeds, sets and seedlings. Go to full article
Plattsburgh, NY, Feb 21, 2011 — Forget those freezing temperatures in the forecast for a few moments. Todd Moe and horticulturist Amy Ivy begin a series of conversations about starting seeds indoors. It's a sure sign of spring, right? Amy begins with tips for setting up up the proper lighting. Go to full article
Plattsburgh, NY, Feb 08, 2010 — Forty-one days till the official beginning of Spring, and weeks longer than the till the first greens from the garden. But there are things to grow and eat, right now, indoors. Martha Foley talks with Amy Ivy about sprouts and microgreens. Go to full article
Plattsburgh, NY, Jan 25, 2010 — It's late January and some gardeners are finding solace in shopping for seeds from catalogs or websites. Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about what to order, what plants need to be started indoors and getting a head start on the gardening season. Go to full article
Feb 23, 2009 — There's still plenty of snow on the ground, but that hasn't stopped horticulturist Amy Ivy from starting the first seeds indoors. She spoke with Martha Foley. Go to full article
Jan 26, 2009 — Many of us are pining for fresh, locally grown salad greens this time of year. So, what's happening in mid-winter on the farms that sustain us during the growing season? Megan Kent runs a CSA farm in Heuvelton with her husband, Dan. She told Todd Moe that it's planning season for many vegetable growers. And the mid-winter months offer a time to shake off hibernation with lots of indoor projects. Go to full article