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Summer 2014

Table of Contents

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SMALL FARMS PROGRAM UPDATE
Cornell Small Farms Program Update

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
Manage Your Risk with Crop Insurance,  by Elizabeth Burrichter
Switch the Boots, Wash the Hands, and Keep Farm Records, by Rachel Carter

ENERGY ON THE FARM
Anaerobic Digesters: Up and Coming Energy Technology for Small Farms? by Abigail Woughter

FARM TECH
Fishing for a New Way to Farm, by Edward DuQuette

GRAZING
Ovines in the Vines? by Nancy Glazier

LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY
Colostrum, by Ulf Kintzel
Profitable Broiler Enterprises in New England, by Sam Anderson

LOCAL FOODS AND MARKETING
Small Livestock Farm Reaches Big Markets, by Rachel Whiteheart
First Food Justice Certified Farm and Food Stores in New York, by Elizabeth Henderson
A Spirited Discussion with Hudson Valley Distillers, by Stephen Hadcock

NEW AND BEGINNING FARMERS
Greasing the Farm Wheels: Tips from a Former First Year Farmer, by Alicia Anderson

NORTHEAST SARE SPOTLIGHT
Investigating the Profitability of the Paper Pot Transplanter on a Small Vegetable Farm, by Liz Martin

SEED STORIES
Cultivating the Heirlooms of Tomorrow, by Petra Page-Mann

SMALL FARM SPOTLIGHT 
Barn Foundation Problems? by Dave Aman

STEWARDSHIP AND NATURE
Keeping Farming Practices in Sync with Natural Systems Will Always Keep You in the Green, by Kimberly Hagen