Fall 2010

SMALL FARM PROGRAM UPDATE

Cornell Small Farms Program Update………………………………………………..Page 3

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Farm Businesses and the Joint Venture Agreement, by Adam Prizio, Esq. ..Page 6

COMMUNITY AND WORLD

Increasing Local Food Consumption in the Catskill Mountains,
by Challey Comer ………………………………………………………………………..Page 18

COWS AND CROPS

Learning to Read Whole Farm Systems, by Matthew Goldfarb………………Page 4

Rare Breeds Pose Challenges, Offer Opportunities,
by Adrienne Masler ……………………………………………………………………..Page 13

Kevatta Farms Dairy, by Debra Welch and Nancy Glazier …………………….Page 16

FARM ENERGY

Fighting the Weeds with Fire and French Fry Oil, by Annie Bass………….Page 5

Harvesting Water is a Breeze, by Troy Bishopp …………………………………..Page 18

FOREST AND WOODLOT

Emerald Ash Borer, by Mark Whitmore ………………………………………………Page 19

GRAZING

True Capital is Biological Capital, by Troy Bishopp ………………………………..Page 7

HOME & FAMILY

Fall’s Bounty, by Jill Swenson ……………………………………………………………Page 14

A Truck Transition, by Troy Bishopp ……………………………………………………Page 17

HORTICULTURE

Another Tool for Your Disease Management Toolbox,
by Elizabeth M. Lamb…………………………………………………………………..Page 11

LOCAL FOODS & MARKETING

PR 101, by Michael Seinberg ……………………………………………………………….Page 6

Tricks of the Trade, by Aaron Muzer …………………………………………………..Page 11

NEW FARMERS

Growing a Groundswell, by Rachel Firak ……………………………………………..Page 12

NON-DAIRY LIVESTOCK

Pasture Bloat in Sheep, by Ulf Kintzel………………………………………………….Page 8

NORTHEAST SARE SPOTLIGHT

Training Systems for Wine Grapes, by Annie Bass ………………………………Page 9

RESOURCE SPOTLIGHTS

Organic Insect and Disease Management, by Elizabeth Lamb …………….Page 11

Livestock Conservation and Specific Breeds……………………………………Page 13

Good Meat ………………………………………………………………………………………Page 16

2010 Cornell Small Farms Program Publications………………………………Page 20

STEWARDSHIP & NATURE

October Harvest, by Bill Duesing ……………………………………………………….Page 19

URBAN AGRICULTURE

Aeroponics, by Aaron Munzer……………………………………………………………Page 15

YOUTH PAGES

Exploring the Small Farm Dream, by Rachel Lee, Billy Yang, Dana Seag…..Page 10

Small Farms, Big Job, by Billy Yang …………………………………………………..Page 10

Education vs. Experience, by Rachel Lee ………………………………………….Page 10

Exploring the Small Farm Dream, by Dana Seag ……………………………….Page 10

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