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Winter 2013

Prefer to flip through the magazine online? Visit: http://issuu.com/leepublications/docs/sfq-130114   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
The Buzz About Bees, by Jill Swenson

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
Four Reasons to Take a Farm Business Class, by Jessie Schmidt

COMMUNITY AND WORLD
The Cheney Letters, by Stewart Cheney

FARM TECH
Farm Hack: A Community for Farm Innovation, by Kristen Loria

GRAZING
Farmer-Professor Finds Fulfillment in Grass-fed Sheep, by Tracy Frisch
Let the Cattle do the Work! by Eric Noel
A Four Dollar Grazing Chart, by Troy Bishopp

LOCAL FOODS & MARKETING
Using Photographs to Market Your Farm, by John Suscovich
Online Distribution Channels for Farmers, by Rebecca Heller-Steinberg and Laura Hobbs
Doubling Local Food in Vermont, by Rachel Carter

NEW FARMERS
The New American Farmer, by Joanna Green
A Long Row and a Good Day, by Max Taylor

NORTHEAST SARE SPOTLIGHT
Aroostook Hops: SARE Grant Results in Increased Yield, by Erin Roche

LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY
The Finances for a Small Organic Broiler Flock, by Mark Cannella
Does Red Clover Cause Infertility in Sheep? by Ulf Kintzel

POLICY CORNER
The Sustainable Lease Agreement, A Legal Tool For Land Stewardship, by Jason Foscolo, Esq.

YOUTH PAGE
Horse Connections, by Haley Claes