Chris Hancock - 813-469-2257
Farm & Seed Co., Inc. is a family owned, state licensed, wholesale distributor
of all types of grass seed for agricultural use. We have been a grower,
harvester, processor and distributor of Argentine and Pensacola
Bahiagrass in the state of Florida for the past thirty years. Our goal
is to provide the highest quality and best pricing available on all
types of seed for all types of applications direct to the consumer at
wholesale pricing. Please feel free to call or e-mail for any further
Hancock Seed Company is a grower, harvester, processor and distributor
of many types of crop and field seeds that are used in residential,
commercial and agricultural applications. To have our company harvest
seed on a share crop basis we require a minimum of 100 acres located
within a 200 mile radius of our processing plant in Dade City, Florida.
To insure for a successful seed production every year, burning is a
guaranteed way to help. Agricultural burning is defined as the burning
of vegetative debris from agricultural operations necessary for disease
or pest control, crop propagation, or crop rotation, or where
identified as a best management practice.
Why you should grow Bahiagrass for harvest?
In the last few years Bahiagrass production has slowly decreased and
market price has rapidly increased. Severe weather has played a big
part in decrease in production. Hancock Seed Company will assist the
grower in the production of Argentine or Pensacola Bahiagrass Seed
prior to harvest. Our company will determine what fertilizer should be
used and when the seed is ready to harvest. After we harvest the seed
we transport the seed to our processing plant. The seed will be spread
over the drying bins and dried the same night it was harvested. The
next day the seed is processed and placed in 50 lb bags for testing.
Private and State tests are performed at the harvesters expense. The
bags are labeled with lot numbers that correspond with the person’s
seed we harvested. The seed will be split 50% to the grower and 50% to
the harvester. The process of share cropping has been very successful
over the past thirty years.
For further information on custom harvesting please
feel free to call: 1-800-552-1027 - 813-469-2257 or e-mail: