Winter 2006

SMALL FARM PROGRAM UPDATE

Cornell Small Farms Program Update

COMMUNITY & WORLD

It Takes a Community to Grow a Farm

Women in Sustainable Ag

Growing Food and Community: Early Morning Organic Farm

COWS AND CROPS

Thinking about Selling Raw Milk? 

Simplicity Yields Many Benefits

What is a Fair Price for Forage?

Homestead Fields: Dairy Changes Ownership & Style   

FARM FOLLIES

A Carpenter’s Gift

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Farmer to Farmer Learning: New Roles for Extension Educators     

FOREST AND WOODLOT

Yours for the Asking…Peer Assistance for Forest Owners

GRAZING

The Grass IS Greener on the Other Side of This Fence!

Turning Goldenrod into Green

HOME AND FAMILY

On Raising Rural Kids

MANAGING RISK

Insure Your Revenue Instead of Your Crop with AGR-Lite

So You Thought the Slow Moving Vehicle Emblem was Adequate?

Working Together to Reduce Risks

MARKETING

Lessons from a North Carolina CSA Farm

NEW FARMERS

Cut Flower Farming: A Love Story

Hampshire College’s Farm Center Educating the Next Generation

NON-DAIRY LIVESTOCK

Pasture-Raised Pigs: Reinventing Pork         

ORGANIC FARMING

Introducing Cornell’s Freeville Organic Research Farm

Managing Mastitis Without Antibiotics

READERS WRITE

RESOURCE SPOTLIGHTS

Forest Management Help

Reclaiming Fallow Land

More on Purchasing Forages

Farm Service Agency Loan Programs

NYFarmNet Offers Risk-Management Consulting

Highlights from the 4th National Small Farms Conference

STEWARDSHIP & NATURE

Natural Stream Restoration: A New Approach for an Old Problem     

YOUTH PAGES

Racing Pigeons

Racing in the Genessee Valley Hunt Races

4-H Chicken Barbeque Contest

A Pig That Can Build Houses