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What you should know about Expo Agroalimentaria in Mexico

The Expo Agroalimentaria is a yearly event organized in Irapuato, Mexico since 1996. Dedicated to agriculture, gardening and agricultural industry the event aims to put in contact...

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New Westar Trials

Not long after completing a successful trial at our headquarters in El Centro, California, Westar Seeds planted nearly every hybrid variety in our portfolio in Gilroy, California....

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How to Determine the Quality of your Vegetable Seeds

Crops only grow to harvest from good-quality seeds. If you had great results one year, you may save seeds from that harvest in the hopes of future...

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Differences Between Open Pollinated and F1 Hybrid Varieties

DIFFERENCES BETWEEN OPEN POLLINATED AND F1 HYBRID VARIETIES The very best growers out there know there isn’t just one right way to grow. Over the centuries spanning...

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Announcing Debut of Palomina: A White Short-Day Onion

Following the semi-retirement of one of our most enduringly popular short-day white onion varieties, Marfil. Our unique short-day hybrid white onion, Marfil, has been the star of...

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Greenhouse vs. Open Field Cultivation: What is the Difference?

Farming nowadays faces challenges with quantity and quality at a grander scale than ever before. Farmers have to keep up with technology to make better produce. This,...

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Transplant or Direct Deed?

We see this question often, whether farmers benefit more from direct seed or transplant in effort, production, and yield. Let’s define each, discuss the pros and cons,...

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New Westar Seed Trials in Gilroy, CA

Following the excellent yields we had from the seed trials we began earlier this year, we decided to set up new tests, this time in Gilroy, California....

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Ecological Agriculture: Why and How?

First mentions of ecological agriculture appear during the 80s of the 20th century. It’s an overarching term for all methods which aim to regenerate the ecosystem (including...

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Sneak Peek at Week 6 of the Westar Seed Trials

Six weeks ago, we began our trials of one hundred varieties of our seeds to show customers the new genetics we’ve developed. In this article, we’ll share...

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Types of Seeds: Open-Pollinated, Heirloom, Hybrid, GMO, Organic

Confused with seed labeling? If you’re wondering what the words from the title mean and how they affect your selection of seeds, we’ve got a short guide...

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Westar Seeds Rolls Out Brand New Hybrid Grey Zucchini Variety

Westar Seeds International, Inc. has joined the fray with their own brand-new hybrid grey zucchini variety, named Isabella. Boasting superior genetics, quality, disease package, flavor, and yields,...

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