The Skipper Grassing, Inc. acquisition is one of several strategies and brand enhancements introduced under Chief Operating Officer, John Bozeman, as he works to both build a strong portfolio of relevant offerings while providing deep turnkey specialization in key areas, including Seedway’s Lawn & Turf division. “Alan and Abby Skipper have built a company and culture very much like our own. They place their customers first and treat their employees like family.
Seedway is excited after year. to offer the newest in alfalfa performance from Farm Science Genetics®. We continue to provide the latest genetics available so that our growers have access to the increased yields, the best forage quality, and highest resistance that is on the market.
With the hot dry weather we have been having, spider mites are beginning to become an issue. The two-spotted spider mites are usually more prevalent in areas of heavier drought stress. We have begun to get more rain which will deter the mites slightly, but they may have already laid eggs on the plants.
Seedway’s origins began in 1923 with the formation of Robson Seed Farms, a mail order vegetable and seed business in Hall, NY. In the 1960’s a second business began operation, Robson Quality Seeds, the marketing arm of Robson Seed Farms. In 1963, Carl Fribolin of Geneva, NY joined Robson Quality Seeds and the Seedway foundation was laid, with the ownership and name officially changing in 1971.