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Winter 2011

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You can download a PDF of the entire magazine, or click on any individual article below.  Enjoy!

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
What to Do With the Family Farm, by Anieta McCracken

COMMUNITY/WORLD
Cropsey Community Farm, by Charlie Paolino
God Save the Beef: Trials of Sustainable Farming in the UK, by Lindsay Debach
Pasture to Plate: New York Gourmets Get Local, by Lindsay Debach

CORNELL SMALL FARMS PROGRAM UPDATE 
Cornell Small Farms Update

ENERGY ON THE FARM
Let the Sun Shine In: Farming Off-the-Grid, by Annie Bass
Energy Conservation Tips for the Home and Farm, by Sheri Bone
Traveling Biodiesel Processor Boosts Self-Sufficiency of Organic Valley Farms, by Jake Wedeberg

FARM TECH
Top Ten iPhone Applications for Small Farmers, by Michelle Striney

FOREST FIELD AND WOODLOT
Strategies for Managing Your Property for Wildlife, by Rich Taber

GRAZING
Health Benefits of Grazing Dairy Heifers, by Fay Benson

HORTICULTURE
Traditional Chinese Medicine in North America: Opportunities for Small Farms?, by Jean Gibletee
Your first line of defense for greenhouse pest control? Keep it clean, by Elizabeth Lamb

HOME & FAMILY
Brussels Sprouts: the Tasty, Tiny Morsels on the Stalk, by Ron Mac Lean
I’m Sorry I Made You Cry, by Troy Bishopp

LOCAL FOOD & MARKETS
The Pennsylvania Yankee Mercantile: A 100 mile market that is striving to connect consumers with local organic farmers, by Megan Fenton
The Tale of the Taste the Region Gift Box, by Alison Clarke
Tips for Marketing Local Meat, by Matt LeRoux

NON-DAIRY LIVESTOCK
Dorper Sheep: Truths and Myths, by Ulf Kintzel
On the Danger List: The Saga to Save the Randall Lineback Cattle Breed, by Martha Herbert Izzi

NORTHEAST SARE SPOTLIGHT
Grubby Hands on Your Lettuce? Efficient and Safe Food Handling for Small-Scale Vegetable Producers, by Annie Bass

STEWARDSHIP & NATURE
The Solstice, by Bill Duesing

URBAN AGRICULTURE
Urban Farmer Backlash: Too Much of a Good Thing?, by Derek Denckla

YOUTH PAGES
My Life on the Farm, by Nathan DuMond