Ernst Seeds News & Media

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From the Blog

It’s all about you

Over the last year, we've taken a hard look at our website from a user's perspective. We've counted how many clicks it takes for customers to find what they need. We've studied the content that customers have found most useful based on how often certain pages of our...

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In the Media

Stream Buffers Make Financial Sense

In this story, Phil Gruber, news editor at Lancaster Farming, reports on the financial viability and ecological benefits of stream buffers on agricultural lands. Calvin Ernst, our founder and president, is quoted from a presentation he gave at a stream buffer...

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Sowing of Good Seeds: Ernst Conservation Seeds

Never in a million years did I believe I’d refer to a field as stunningly gorgeous, but this one took the cake. It stretched on nearly forever, with patches of Johnson, wire and switchgrasses interspersed with bicolor lespedeza, pearl millet, both big and little bluestem and a fringe of broomstraw. The land had character, with slight elevations and dips and, in the lower parts, seeps that drained into a series of nearby ponds. Loblolly, longleaf, shortleaf and slash pines added pockets of shade, and big stands of oak formed a perimeter. When I got close to those trees, I smelled charcoal from last spring’s burn read more

Press Releases

Vision 2018: Ernst Conservation Seeds

Ernst Conservation Seeds, the largest supplier of native grass and wildflower seeds in the eastern United States, anticipates another profitable year as it positions itself to meet sustained demand while driving new market development. read more

Calvin Ernst Named to New Team PA Ag Advisory Board

Calvin Ernst, founder and president of Ernst Conservation Seeds, was recently named to a new 25-member advisory board made up of agriculture and associated industry leaders from across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The new advisory board was formed as a component of a partnership initiated between the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture and Team Pennsylvania Foundation (Team PA). read more

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