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January 23, 2018

Vision 2018: Ernst Conservation Seeds

Meadville, PA — January 23, 2018 — 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. The company will continue to invest in its workforce, facilities and processes to satisfy […]

February 13, 2017

Calvin Ernst Named to New Team PA Ag Advisory Board

Meadville, PA — February 13, 2017 — 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 […]

February 1, 2017

The Science of Seeds

Greg Kedzierski, plant materials specialist, and Randy Ferguson, director of marketing & communications, comment on the revegetation of the Social Security Administration’s new National Support Center in western Maryland – a project that utilized Ernst seed mixes. The article originally appeared in Erosion Control magazine. Written by Barbara Hesselgrave. Download PDF Experimentation produces the right combinations […]

New public-private advisory board to help guide work addressing barriers to economic growth

This story features Calvin Ernst’s recent appointment to a Pennsylvania state-wide agricultural advisory board. This article originally appeared in The Daily American. A new 25-member advisory board consisting of executive leaders representing the breadth of Pennsylvania’s agriculture sector and industries on which it depends — from the field to the point of retail sale — […]

January 16, 2017

Ernst Seeds Hires Kevin Jamison as Crop Inputs Manager

Meadville, PA — January 16, 2017 — Ernst Conservation Seeds recently hired Kevin Jamison to fill the new position of crop inputs manager. Jamison graduated from Pennsylvania State University in December of 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in plant sciences, agroecology option and a minor in environmental soil science. While at Penn State, Jamison served […]

January 1, 2017

Ernst Conservation Seeds — Vision: 2017

Meadville, PA — January 1, 2017 — Ernst Conservation Seeds, the largest supplier of native grass and wildflower seeds in the eastern United States, enjoyed unprecedented sales in 2016. The company anticipates a similarly profitable 2017 as it positions itself to meet sustained demand while continuing to drive new market development into the future. Ernst […]

October 9, 2015

Andy Ernst Named Atlantic Seed Association Seedsman of the Year

Meadville, PA – October 9, 2015 — Andy Ernst, Vice President of Ernst Conservation Seeds, was honored for his many contributions to the native seed industry by the Atlantic Seed Association (ASA) during its 63rd Annual Convention banquet in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania on Monday, October 5. ASA president Doug Rohrer of P.L. Rohrer and Brother, Inc. […]

July 21, 2015

Landscape and Nursery Pros Invited to Networking MeetUp at Ernst Seeds on July 30

Meadville, PA – July 21, 2015 — Ernst Conservation Seeds, Inc. and Fairview Evergreen Nurseries have teamed up to bring landscape and nursery professionals an opportunity for education, networking and good food at Ernst Conservation Seeds in Meadville, PA on Thursday, July 30 at 5:30 p.m. All landscape and nursery companies and their key employees […]

July 9, 2015

Bayer CropScience and Ernst Conservation Seeds Partner to Create Pollinator Habitat

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (July 9, 2015) – As part of its ongoing commitment to honey bee health, Bayer CropScience has partnered with Ernst Conservation Seeds to provide bulk seed to individuals and organizations that have pledged to become Feed a Bee partners and dedicate land to the establishment of pollinator habitat. Feed a Bee […]

June 12, 2015

Ernst Conservation Seeds Offers Resources to Assist Outdoor Journalists

Meadville, PA — June 12, 2015 — Ernst Conservation Seeds offers various ways to assist outdoor journalists on-assignment or in need of information, photographs, interviews and other resources relative to the establishment of native plants from seed. As part of Ernst’s support of the Outdoor Writers Association of America’s Annual Conference in Knoxville, TN, the […]

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