Winter 2010

SMALL FARM PROGRAM UPDATE
Cornell Small Farms Program Update……….Page 3

COMMUNITY AND WORLD
French Lesson, by Bob Weybright and Cheryl Leachr ……..Page 8

COWS AND CROPS
The Future of Conventional and Organic Farming in a
Carbon-Constrained World, by Brian Aldrich ……….Page 7
Frost Seeding, by Gary Goff, Ilana Goldowitz, Meagan Black and Rich Tabor..Page 15
Catch the Early Worm!, by Sandy Buxton ……Page 20

GRAZING
Breeding and Marketing Grass-Fed Beef, by Kathy Engel….Page 4

HOME AND FAMILY
Help for Home Owners, by Thomas Becker ….Page 16

HORTICULTURE
Getting Your New Blueberry Planting Off to a Good Start – Part 2,
by Cathy Heidenreich and Marvin Pritts ……Page 5
Cover Crops Case Studies-Gary’s Berries, by Molly Shaw…..Page 18

LOCAL FOODS & MARKETING
Here’s The Beef!, by Jennifer Wholey…Page 4

NEW FARMERS
This Land is Our Land, by Hugh Joseph and Jennifer Hashley….Page 13
Passionate About Poultry, by Martha Herbert Izzi…Page 17

NON-DAIRY LIVESTOCK
When Do Sheep Need Shelter?, by Ulf Kintzel ….Page 16

NORTHEAST SARE SPOTLIGHT
Ground Covers for Wine Grapes, by Violet Stone …..Page 9

ORGANIC FARMING
How Organic Dairies Are Faring, by Brian Aldrich …Page 7

RESOURCE SPOTLIGHTS
Selecting Blueberry Varieties ……Page 5
Small Farm Energy Innovations ………Page 6
Frost Seeding………Page 15
Managing Stress ………Page 18
Cover Crops Decision Tool ………..Page 18

SMALL FARM ENERGY
Right to the Root Zone: Radiant Heated Greenhouses,
by Adrienne Masler ………..Page 6

SMALL FARM SPOTLIGHTS
A Garden of Opportunities, by Sandy Buxton ………Page 12

STEWARDSHIP & NATURE
Agricultural Environmental Management:
For The Love of Farming, by Barbara Silvestri and Mark Kenville……….Page 19

URBAN AGRICULTURE
Goats, Sheep and Chickens in Your Suburban Backyard?,
by Martha Herbert Izzi ……….Page 3

WOMEN IN AGRICULTURE
The Connecticut Women’s Agricultural Network, by Trish Manfredi …….Page 14
Stress Management For Women Farmers, by Kristin Reynolds ……………Page 18

YOUTH PAGES
Raising Sheep Weaves Many Opportunities Together,
by Ethan Kennedy………..Page 10
My 4-H Horticulture Story, by Kathryn Lawson……….Page 10
Finger Lakes Ag Camp 2008-2009, by Katie Mason ……….Page 11
Fun with Horses, by Sarah Anderson ………Page 11

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