Summer 2005

EDITORIAL

Beyond the Cookie Cutter 

SMALL FARM PROGRAM UPDATE

Cornell Small Farms Program Update  

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Reedhaven Farms: Sound, Slow Growth

Making the Move to Farming on Their Own: Ooms Farm  

COMMUNITY/WORLD

Bringing Future Chefs to the Farmers’ Table  

COWS AND CROPS

This Small Dairy Milks Fresh Cows 4X A Day

Corn Silage – A Good Companion Forage to Pasture

Farm to Fit Your Assets and Interests: Doug Thompson Farm 

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Improving Farm and Food Policy   

FOREST AND WOODLOT

Harvesting From the Forest 

GRAZING

How Good Can Dairy Grazing Get?

Silvo-Pasturing in Argentina

HOME AND FAMILY

Coping with Arthritis on the Farm

Recipe: Strawberry BBQ Lamb Ribs

HORTICULTURE

Out of Season Asparagus – It’s Possible  

MARKETING

When Prices Are High, Nobody Cares About Marketing

From Farm Table, a Co-op Grows in Vermont

Ten Principles of a Successful Farmers Market  

NEW FARMERS

Our First Year As An Agritourism Destination

Fencing Considerations For Your Small Farm  

NON-DAIRY LIVESTOCK

New Cooperative Sells Halal Meats 

ORGANIC FARMING

Making the Transition to Organic Dairying: Engelbert Farm 

READERS WRITE

Needed: A Sustainable Agriculture Research Agenda to Address a
Gathering Crisis  

RESOURCE SPOTLIGHTS

Dairy Farm Business Summary – Grazing Edition

Online Resources for Beginning Farmers

Odairy Email Discussion List

Agritourism World

Profiles of Successful Small Dairies  

STEWARDSHIP AND NATURE

Racehorse Farm Makes Strides to Ensure Water Quality  

YOUTH PAGES

A Horse Judge in the Making

Dairy Discovery Not Limited to Farm Families

Raising Poultry