Fall 2008

SMALL FARM PROGRAM UPDATE

Cornell Small Farms Program Update    

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Savings in Fuel, Fertilizer Bring Economic and Environmental Rewards, by Rebecca Schuelke Staehr

COWS AND CROPS

Raising Dairy Calves… A Job for Mom? by Sara A. Zglobicki

Dear Vicki Vetch, by the Drinkwater Lab

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

50 Million Farmers! by Richard Heinberg

FOREST AND WOODLOT

Update on White-tailed Deer Diseases, by Gary Goff and Rich Taber

GRAZING

Vanity Mowing, by Troy Bishop

How to Extend Your Grazing Season, by Mike Dennis

HOME AND FAMILY

Agrarian Domesticity, by Shannon Hayes

HORTICULTURE

Searching for the Perfect Pumpkin, by Elizabeth Lamb

LOCAL FOODS & MARKETING

Adirondack Harvest, by Laurie Davis

Why Farmers’ Markets Can’t Be Free, by Steve Miller

Research and Role Playing Can Improve Your Sales, by Sandy Buxton

NEW FARMERS

Small Dairy Success Story, by Rebecca Ferry

NON-DAIRY LIVESTOCK

Managing Sheep Breeding Season, by Ulf Kintzel

Marketing Meat Goats in New Jersey, by Stephen Komar and Robert Mickel

NORTHEAST SARE SPOTLIGHT

Farmers Market Frozen Food, by Violet Stone

READERS WRITE

Make Hay While the Sun Shines, by Sonja Hedlund

RESOURCE SPOTLIGHTS

What’s Cropping Up?

USDA Agriculture Loans for Youth

Getting Started with Direct Marketing

Managing Powdery Mildew

SMALL FARM SPOTLIGHTS

Apple Pond Farm and Renewable Energy Education Center, by Sonja Hedlund

STEWARDSHIP & NATURE

Precision Feeding, by JoAnne Castagna

Agricultural Environmental Management: Clean Barnyards, by Barbara Silvestri

YOUTH PAGES

Experiencing the Fascinating World of Dairy, by Sandra Ferry

Lease and Learn, by Michelle Fuller

Sweet, by Makayla Fowler

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