[Market-farming] Row covers

elainegranata at peoplepc.com elainegranata at peoplepc.com
Thu Feb 8 13:34:40 EST 2007


Haven't checked prices this season, but last year Robert Marvel Plastic
www.robertmarvel.com had some good prices, 1-800-478-2214.

Elaine
Denver
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From: "road's end farm" <organic101 at linkny.com>
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Sent: Wednesday, February 07, 2007 8:40 PM
Subject: Re: [Market-farming] Row covers


>
> On Feb 7, 2007, at 10:06 PM, Beth Spaugh wrote:
>
> > I was about to buy Agribon from Johnny's, who seem to have the best
> > price
> > around on the 83" x 1000 this year. I just got the Berry Hill
> > Irrigation
> > catalog though and they have another brand, Atmore Industries
> > Gro-Guard,
> > which is much less expensive. The comparison for their precuts are like
> > $5+/yard from other places and $3+/yard from Berry Hill, if I am doing
> > my
> > arithmetic correctly (always a question).
> >
> > Does anyone have experience with the Atmore brand?
> >
> > Beth Spaugh
> > Rehoboth Homestead
> > Peru NY
> > http://rhomestead.com
> >
>
> Never tried Atmore, so no opinion on that. You might also investigate
> Rainflo, 717-445-6976; their equivalent weight Covertan is a little
> cheaper than Johnny's Agribon; or maybe Belle Terre Irrigaion in Sodus
> NY; I think they have row cover; www.dripsupply.com
>
> I got my Agribon from Sauder's near Penn Yan, 315-536-2160, but one
> reason that was cheapest for me was because that's within easy driving
> range for me to pick up, so I saved the shipping charges. But I think
> they do ship and their Agribon price is also a little less than
> Johnny's. You might need to check the actual shipping charges from all
> the sources, though, to find out which was cheapest for you in
> practice.
>
> -- Rivka; Finger Lakes NY, Zone 5 mostly
> Fresh-market organic produce, small scale


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