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Old 10-24-2013, 05:11 PM   #1
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Family goes native for its seed business
BY SUSAN SMITH-DURISEK
LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER

Family goes native for its seed business Republican American
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About 20 years ago, Randy Seymour and his son John began collecting and growing native plant seed on their family farm along Raider Hollow Road in Hart County, Ky.

They started small, John Seymour says, expanding seed production gradually with the cultivation of locally sourced grasses, forbs, wildflowers and legumes, replacing the 40,000-pound tobacco base and 150 head of beef cattle that had been raised on the farm each year.

The result is…
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Old 10-24-2013, 07:00 PM   #2
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Very nice!

Anywhere near you, linrose?
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