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2015 Second Year, Element Focus – Summary

March 9th, 2016 | Posted by JacobThies in Crop Care - (Comments Off on 2015 Second Year, Element Focus – Summary)

Crop Care Season Summary 2015 Second Year Element Focus – Summary By JT Introduction: Crop care is at the core of everything we do at North Slope Farm. Once a crop is in the ground, it falls under the jurisdiction of the “crop care manager,” thus all perennials and annuals need attention, care, and time … Read more

ClearSpan Pro “High Tunnel 1” Construction Summary: April 2014 – November 2014

April 8th, 2015 | Posted by JacobThies in Greenhouse - (Comments Off on ClearSpan Pro “High Tunnel 1” Construction Summary: April 2014 – November 2014)

ClearSpan Pro “High Tunnel 1” Construction Summary: April 2014 – November 2014 By JT Type: 30’ x 100’ ClearSpan Pro Solar Star High Tunnel www.clearspan.com Full Photo series: www.flickr.com/northslopefarm/hightunnel1 In the 2014 season, NSF purchased two 30’x100’ high tunnels to expand production and season longevity. In this summary, I’m going to lay out our construction … Read more

Second Year Focus: Crop Care

March 13th, 2015 | Posted by JacobThies in Crop Care - (Comments Off on Second Year Focus: Crop Care)

JT – 3/6/15 Second Year Focus Introduction: Crop Care Crop care is a major element throughout day-to-day life on the farm. Once seeds are sown or seedlings planted, they need attention, care, and tending. As with anything biological, certain conditions produce healthier lives for the living organism, and our crops at North Slope are no … Read more

Monthly Summary – August 2013

August 13th, 2014 | Posted by JacobThies in Monthly Summary - (Comments Off on Monthly Summary – August 2013)

Monthly Summary – August 2013 Logs reviewed and summary prepared by JT, August 13, 2014 General Observations: August proved to be hectic and full of activity. Farm visit from NOFA and CRAFT Farm Tour, successions of core veggies continued to be harvested and planted (and even a 100 lb harvest of salad!) and the harvesting … Read more

Monthly Summary – May 2013

May 9th, 2014 | Posted by JacobThies in Monthly Summary - (Comments Off on Monthly Summary – May 2013)

Monthly Summary – May 2013 Logs review and summary prepared by Jacob Thies. General Observations:  Markets up and running, wholesale seedling orders to WHC, all crew members finally together, some unseasonably low night temperatures (5/14-15 & 5/26) that led to major tomato set back, but rest assured, May finally revealed her warming smile with highs … Read more

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