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Winter 2012

How to Read

Prefer to flip through the magazine online? Visit: http://issuu.com/leepublications/docs/sfq-120109   You can also download a PDF of the magazine, or click on any article below.  Enjoy!

Table of Contents

SMALL FARM PROGRAM UPDATE
Cornell Small Farms Program Update

BOOK NOOK
Winter Reads: Water and Natural Gas, by Jill Swenson

COMMUNITY AND WORLD
Slaughter Daughter, by Lindsay Debach

DAIRY                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Consider Deep Pack Barns for Cow Comfort and Manure Management, by A. Fay Benson

Howland Dairy Benefits from Whole Farm Analysis Project, by Lisa Fields

Raw Milk, “Moo-n Shine”, and Risk Management, by Jason Foscolo

FARM TECH
Winter Homework?  Take an Online Class!, by Betsy Lamb

GRAZING
Turning Sand into Soil , by Anne Lincoln

Why I Graze, Sally Fairbairn

HOME AND FAMILY

A Memoir: The Milk Must Get Through, by Ron MacLean

HORTICULTURE

Pretty in Pink: Grow Edible Ginger! , by Susan Anderson

LOCAL FOODS & MARKETING
Faces of our Food System: FarmieMarket, by Becca Jablonski

The Challenges and Rewards of On-farm Poultry Processing, by Sam Anderson

NEW FARMERS
New Farms Sprouted through Conservancy Lease Program, by Michael Chameides

Photo Feature: Remembering Summer’s Bounty

Second Life Farming, by Mason Donovan

NON-DAIRY LIVESTOCK
Winter versus Spring Lambing, by Ulf Kintzel

NORTHEAST SARE SPOTLIGHT
Establishing Northern Honeybee Colonies, by Aaron Englander

RESOURCE SPOTLIGHTS
Save the Unicorns and Farm the Forest, by Bryan Sobel

STEWARDSHIP & NATURE
Farmscapes for Birds, Part 2, by Margaret Fowle

YOUTH PAGE
Youth Pages, Various Authors