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Winter 2018

If you’d rather flip through the articles in a magazine format, feel free to download the PDF version of the Quarterly, or alternatively take a look at our online reader to peruse this issue.


Cornell Small Farms Program Update
Cornell Small Farms Program Update Winter 2018


Extension News
Extension Helps NY Brewers, Growers Raise a Pint, by R.J. Anderson

Extension and NY Farmers Share Harvest with Hurricane Victims, by R.J. Anderson

Extension Summer Interns Recount Helping NYS Businesses and Communities, by R.J. Anderson


Farm Safety
Personal Protective Equipment for Chainsaw Operation: Chainsaw Information Part 2, by Rich Taber


Forest, Field, & Woodlot
Low-Cost Fence Designs to Limit Deer Impacts in Woodlands and Sugarbushes, by Peter Smallidge

Black Locust: A Tree with Many Uses, by Steve Gabriel


Fruit & Vegetables
Pawpaw – A “Tropical” Fruit for Temperate Climates, by Guy Ames

Using Whole Farm Revenue Protection to Manage Ups and Downs in the Berry Patch, by Dan Welch


Livestock & Poultry
Improved Meat Marketing for Small Scale and Direct Marketing Farms in the Northeast, by Matthew LeRoux


Local Food & Markets
Local Food Economic Impacts in Vermont, by Jake Claro


Resource Spotlight
Book Review: Mycorrhizal Planet by Michael Phillips

Young Farmer Survey Gives A Glimpse of the Next Generation

Supporting Haudenosaunee Seed Stewardship in New York


Seed Stories
New Heirloom Vegetables for the Finger Lakes, by Petra Paige Mann


Soil Health
No-Till Organic Relay Cropping in Kentucky, by Brian Caldwell & Ryan Maher


Stewardship & Nature
Gimme Free Ice Cream!, by Jason Detzel


Veterans in Ag
Veterans and Their Families Learn about Local Agriculture Straight from the Farmer’s Mouth, by Alyssa Couse