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Spring 2011

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Table of Contents

SMALL FARM PROGRAM UPDATE
Cornell Small Farms Program Update

COMMUNITY AND WORLD
People, Not Tractors: Agricultural Volunteerism Around the Globe, by Rachel Firak
The Youth Farmstand: Seeding Success for Youth, Farmers & Communities, by LuAnne Hughes

DAIRY   
Calf Rearing: An Advanced Course , by Phyllis Van Amburgh

FARM TECH
Do-it-Yourself Farm Fixes, by Michelle Podolec

FOREST FIELD AND WOODLOT
Wise Gas Leasing Practices for Landowners, by Brett Chedzoy

GRAZING
Using Goats for Vegetation Management in the Northeast, by Brett Chedzoy

HOME AND FAMILY
A Yarn about Mittens, by Troy Bishopp
Summer Vacations to the Farm, Ron MacLean

HORTICULTURE
Experimenting with Caterpillars: Another Option for Season Extension , by Molly Shaw

LOCAL FOODS & MARKETING
Kale For Sale: One attempt to eat locally in Delaware County, by Rebecca Morgan
Pricing Your Farm Products Honestly, by Jim Ochterski
Steps to a Solidarity Economy: Farmer-Farmer and Farmer-Consumer Cooperatives in Community Supported Agriculture, by Elizabeth Henderson

NEW FARMERS
Get Started With Spin Farming, by Linda Borghi

NON-DAIRY LIVESTOCK
Livestock Guardian Dogs, by Ulf Kintzel
The Tale of the Tunis – Sheep Once Rare Now in Demand, by Martha Herbert Izzi

NORTHEAST SARE SPOTLIGHT
How to Make Kids Love Their Spinach, by Annie Bass

STEWARDSHIP & NATURE
The Reasons to Garden, by Bill Duesing

URBAN AGRICULTURE
Creating Farms on Concrete, Rubble, and Roofs, by Daisy Bow

YOUTH PAGE
Youth Pages, Various Authors