Seed Farm

Seed Farm

 

a kolkhoz, sovkhoz, or other type of farm run by a research organization specializing in the production of high-quality seeds of zonal varieties to be supplied to the farms in the zone or region. Seed farms sow elite or superelite seeds grown in seed nurseries of research organizations; they sell the first- and subsequent-reproduction seeds to kolkhozes and sovkhozes.

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'Seeds produced from the provincial seed farm will be distributed to farmers for free, according to Gov.
Wilco, an agricultural supply cooperative based in Oregon, has agreed to buy the former Round Butte Seed Farm Store locations in Bend and Prineville from Helena Chemical Company, which bought Round Butte Seed last December.
Initiated in 1984 as a Centrally Sponsored Project, the NFSF is one of the largest fish seed farm in the country and is the premier centre for development of pond fisheries in the state.
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Since 1995 the diocese has succeeded in introducing improved maize for local farmers by establishing its own seed farm, building, managing and promoting fish farms and providing women with goats and families with heifers.
Small quantities of seed are now being marketed by the trio of western companies that hold licenses to sell it: Wheatland Seed, Inc., Brigham City, Utah; Bruce Seed Farm, Inc., Townsend, Montana; and Round Butte Seed Growers, Inc., Culver, Oregon.
In addition, Serik Akhmetov visited a seed farm of the Magzhan and Co LLP and held a meeting with agricultural producers in Syrdarya district.
And now D1 is perfectly placed to grow today's seed farm business into a refining and trading operation that will profit everyone.