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Horse Power

By arw225@cornell.edu / July 1, 2013

Photo by Chandler Briggs Our summer photo feature comes to us all the way from Welcome Table Farm in Walla Walla, Washington. Welcome Table Farm offers a full diet of foods including vegetables, grains, eggs, perennial fruits and nuts, and pasture raised meats and cut flowers. The farmers of Welcome Table Farm strive to make healthy,…

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I Love New York Agriculture Art & Writing Contest

By arw225@cornell.edu / July 1, 2013

Each year, NYAITC and New York Farm Bureau sponsor an opportunity for Pre-K through middle school students across the state to discover where food comes from and why agriculture is important. The contest is divided by grade level, and each level has a specific topic to create a piece of art, poem, or narrative related…

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Anaerobic Digesters

By arw225@cornell.edu / June 11, 2013

By Elizabeth Newbold Anaerobic Digesters: an opportunity for farms to use manure for energy production, bedding and fertilizer Anaerobic digestion systems for dairy farms are growing in popularity across the United States. In July 2010, the EPA estimated that 157 digester projects were operating on a commercial scale nationwide. Of those 157 digesters, 22 were…

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Any Help at All Would Have Been Better Than the Help I Have Got

By arw225@cornell.edu / June 11, 2013

By Jan Andrews If you are going to have horses and live on a farm, you are going to be harvesting hay. Putting away hay is a thankless job. It is hot, heavy, repetitive work. The hay scratches and, every now and then, a real treat comes your way when you get a bale containing…

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Are you interested in growing grains? Upcoming event: Re-inventing the Hudson Valley Breadbasket

By arw225@cornell.edu / June 5, 2013

Join us Monday, June 24, 2013. 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM. Migliorelli Farm, Red Hook, NY. This special event features: A tour of Cornell’s Hudson Valley regional wheat and barley variety trials Dr. Mark Sorrels will discuss Cornell’s initiative to develop regionally-adapted small grains varieties for local and specialty markets A discussion of small grains…

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