Winter 2008

SMALL FARM PROGRAM UPDATE

Cornell Small Farms Program Update

COWS AND CROPS

Small Dairy Success Story, by Joan Sinclair Petzen

Blind Cultivation, by Ken Wise

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Small Farms: Make Your Numbers Known

Carrot Project Seeks Input on Small Farm Financing Needs, by Dorothy Suput

The 5 C’s of Credit, by David Leverett

FOREST AND WOODLOT

Our Woodlot Ownership Plans and Memories, by Barbara Wenke

GRAZING

What Makes a Profitable Grazing Dairy? by Jim Grace

Whole Farm Health, by Karen Hoffman Sullivan

Added Nutritional Value of Grass-fed Beef, by Thomas Gallagher

STEWARDSHIP & NATURE

Red-Tailed Hawks, by David Kline

Agricultural Environmental Management: Farming in Harmony with Stream Health, by Barbara Silvestri

MARKETING

I Want to Leave a Market: Lydia Ratcliff, by Martha Herbert Izzi

NEW FARMERS

Passing on the Farm, by Edward Staehr

Finger Lakes Dexter Creamery, by Chanda Lindsay

NON-DAIRY LIVESTOCK

Livestock Processing Service, by Rebecca Schuelke and Kathy Houvis

Choosing A Breed for a Pasture Based Sheep Farm, by Ulf Kintzell

New Statewide Work Team Tackles Livestock Processing Issues, by Martha Goodsell

WOMEN IN AGRICULTURE

Living History, by Susan Neal

ORGANIC FARMING

Getting Your Vitamins Starts with Variety and Growing Method, by Sarah Johnston

HOME AND FAMILY

Diet for Small Planet, by Susan Lang

HORTICULTURE

Getting Started in Christmas Tree Production, by Elizabeth Lamb   

RESOURCE SPOTLIGHTS

New Guide to High Tunnel Berry Production

Living History Museums

NESARE Farmer Grants

Economic Viability of Grazing Dairy Farms

Northeast Grasstravaganza 2008

YOUTH PAGES

A Wonderful Opportunity

My First State Fair Experience

Livestock Judging

New York State Maple Queen

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