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Summer 2010

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BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
New Kind of Old Fashioned Seed Company, by Jill Swenson

COMMUNITY/WORLD
Community (Tax-Supported) Farms – A Massachusetts Sampler, by Martha Herbert Izzi

CORNELL SMALL FARMS PROGRAM UPDATE
Cornell Small Farms Update

DAIRY
Dairy Farm Pushes the Limits: Grass and Genetics at Dharma lea farm, by Paul Van Amburgh
Small is Beautiful: Making a Living with 12 Cows on Wake Robin Farm, by Adrienne Masler

ENERGY ON THE FARM
From Bats to Biodiesel, Hunt Country Vineyards Saves Energy & Dollars, by Adrienne Masler

FOREST FIELD AND WOODLOT
Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation Strategies Developed for Landowners, by  Rich Tabor

GRAZING
Celebrating the Vitality of Grazing Farms with the Vermont Grass Farmers Association, by Jennifer Colby
Silvopasturing, by Brett Chedzoy

HORTICULTURE
Flower Farm Cultivates Community and Imagination through Hands-on Classes, by Violet Stone
Incredible Innovations from Overseas: Introducing the Japanese Paper Pot Transplanter, by Erica Frenay
Workbook Guides Grape Growers Toward Sustainability, by Kara Lynn Dunn

LOCAL FOOD & MARKETING
Where’s the Meat? Ask Northeast Livestock Processing Service, by Kara Lynn Dunn

NEW FARMERS
The Best Tool in the Beginning Small Farmer’s Toolbox: Mentorship, by Melissa Madden

NON-DAIRY LIVESTOCK
How to Get Started with Sheep, by Ulf Kintzel

NORTHEAST SARE SPOTLIGHT
Producing Natural Meat for Local Consumers in Connecticut, by Jean King

RESOURCE SPOTLIGHT
Online Marketing – a Review of Local Harvest, by Michelle Striney
Planning for Effective Crop Rotation on Diversified Farms, by Charles Mohler
USDA Rural Development Grant Makes Chautauqua County Maple Producer More Energy Efficient, by Thomas Becker

STEWARDSHIP & NATURE
Summer Solstice, 1992, by Bill Duesing

WOMEN IN AGRICULTURE
Annie’s Legacy, by Susan Neal

YOUTH PAGES
Youth Pages