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New Spring Products at FarmTek

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With a new catalog hitting homes shortly, we thought now would be a good time to give a teaser of our new product offerings. We are always looking to add new products that match our customer’s needs, and our most recent product additions will not disappoint. If you are not already a member of our mailing list, sign up today to receive our catalog with the full listing of all our 30,000 plus items.

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CEA School: Molding the Minds of Aspiring Growers…and Employees

Technology Center East Lettuce Growing Controlled EnvironmentOur most recent CEA school provided a great opportunity for our attendees, and myself, to learn the ins and outs of controlled environment agriculture. I am new to FarmTek and have been working here for just about a month, and while I moved here from a small town in New Hampshire, I truthfully have very limited agricultural and farming knowledge. The most I could tell you about farming prior to this is that cows have dry tongues, and catching loose chickens is a tougher task than you originally think. However, after being given the opportunity to sit in on the majority of lectures at our most recent CEA school here at Technology Center East, I, like all of our attendees, have gained a lot of knowledge and interest in the previously mysterious topic of controlled environment agriculture. Read more

Photo Blog: FarmTek’s First-Ever CEA School at Technology Center East

Technology Center East CEA SchoolWith the grand opening of FarmTek’s Technology Center East this month came our first-ever CEA School in South Windsor, CT. We had 58 people attend the school from not just across the county, but across the world. People came from down the street to as far away as Burnley, England! We had presenters from local businesses, non-profits, academia, vendors and our own experts on controlled environment agriculture, including several of our frequent blog contributors.

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Tales from the Fodder Trails…Keith Takes on Pennsylvania

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Today’s Fodder Tales is brought to you by Keith Marzi, one of our top fodder sales representatives. Enjoy!

Tale 1: Penn State’s Ag Progress – August 13-15, Pennsylvania Furnace, PA

On the road to PA

Pennsylvania may be one of the nicest states to drive through.  Everywhere you look for miles and miles is beautiful.  Ken and I hit the open road together for this trip.  Many of you may already know Ken.  If you ever went on our website and clicked Live Help to chat with a representative, there is a good chance you talked to him!  Ken was not only a ton of help on the road and at the show, but also is a great photographer.  No photo credits to me!

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