Fall 2007

SMALL FARM PROGRAM UPDATE

Cornell Small Farms Program Update

COMMUNITY & WORLD

As Small Farms Go, So Goes the Community, by Gerald Monnat

Agri-What? by Bill Henning

COWS AND CROPS

Planning a Farmstead Cheese Operation, by Fay Benson

FOREST AND WOODLOT

“How ‘Bout Those Trees?” by Jerry Michael

GRAZING

Electric Netting for Sheep, by Ulf Kintzel

Helping Your Animal Cope with Disease, by Bill Henning

HOME AND FAMILY

Raising Rural Kids to Like the Outdoors, by Celeste Carmichael

HORTICULTURE

Schoharie Valley Farms and “Carrot Barn”, by Elizabeth Lamb

MARKETING

Adding Value to Your Farm, by Bernadette Logozar

What’s A Cookie? by Marty Broccoli and Juanita Finn

Bootstrap Marketing, by Bernadette Logozar

NEW FARMERS

Understanding the Legal Nuts and Bolts of Farming, by Laura Biasillo

DoveTales Farm, by Roger C. Thomas

NON-DAIRY LIVESTOCK

Acupuncture: A Staple in the Stable? by Martha Herbert Izzi

Shea Farm of Long Eddy, by Janet Aldrich

RESOURCE SPOTLIGHTS

“Animal Welfare Approved” Seal of Approval Program

Resource Guide to Direct Marketing Livestock & Poultry

New York’s New Beginning Farmer Loan Program

Northeast Grasstravaganza 2008

Agroforestry Resources

From Restaurant to Retail

FSA’s Beginning Farmer Down Payment Program

Fundamentals of Beef Management

Farmstead Cheese Resources

Alternative Swine Production Health Reference

STEWARDSHIP & NATURE

The Bees, by David Kline

Covered Bedded Pack Project Wins National Award

Agricultural Environmental Management: Safeguarding Your Family’s Drinking Water, by Barbara Silvestri

WOMEN IN AGRICULTURE

Women in Agroforestry, by Susal Neal

YOUTH PAGES

Oh the Places You’ll Go, by Kerrie Walker

Steer-ed Right, by Tom Smith

County Fairs: Hard Work and Helping Others, by Brie Olsen