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Spring 2010

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COMMUNITY/WORLD
Refugees Build Farms and Community in Manchester, NH, by Kenston G. Dearborn

CORNELL SMALL FARMS PROGRAM
Cornell Small Farms Update

DAIRY
Farmers Share Friendship and Knowledge at Dairy Profit Discussion Groups, by Kathy Barrett
There is More Than One Way to Milk a Cow, by Fay Benson

ENERGY ON THE FARM
Here the Green Grass Grows: Local, Renewable Fuel, by Adrienne Masler

FOREST FIELD AND WOODLOT
Growing Mushrooms for Fun and Profit, by Rebecca Hargrave

GRAZING
Yes, Cows Eat Weeds!, by Nancy Glazier

HOME & FAMILY
Prudent Carnivore: Chicken, Inside and Out, by Shannon Hayes
Are you a Daylighter?, by Jill Swenson

HORTICULTURE
Grow Trees Not Weeds! Weed Control Strategies in Christmas Tree Plantings, by Elizabeth Lamb
Under the Covers: Nursing Clovers to Maturity, by Molly Shaw

LOCAL FOOD & MARKETS
To Buy or Not to Buy…Influencing Your Customer’s Purchases, by Debra Perosio
From farm to market: choosing the right marketing channel for your farm, by Rebecca Schuelke Staehr

NEW FARMERS
From Hobby Farm to Farm Business: Laughing Goat Fiber Farm, by Monika Roth
Connecting Aspiring Farmers with Existing Land: Connecticut Farm Link Program, by Jane Slupeki

NON-DAIRY LIVESTOCK
Raising and Finishing Lambs on Pasture, by Ulf Kintzel

NORTHEAST SARE SPOTLIGHT
Inventive Farmer Brings Kefir Cheese to Market, by Violet Stone

SMALL FARM SPOTLIGHT
Small and Versatile: Dairy Adapts to Changing Markets, by Adrienne Masler

STEWARDSHIP & NATURE
Agricultural Environment Management: To-B-Lea Farm Focuses on Positive Image of Farming!, by Barbara Silvestri

WOMEN IN AGRICULTURE
A “Web” of Support: Online Directory to Women in Agriculture Organizations, by Susan Neal

YOUTH PAGES
Youth Pages, by Various Authors