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Integrated Pest Management

By arw225@cornell.edu / August 7, 2013

Integrated Pest Management Research IPM FOR SMALL PONDS AND LAKES Over the past decade researchers have developed an integrated pest management approach for dealing with weeds in small ponds and lakes. The step-wise approach includes an overview of the benefits of aquatic plants in ponds, evaluating a set of criteria to determine which aquatic weed…

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Agroforestry and Natural Resources

By arw225@cornell.edu / August 7, 2013

Agroforestry Research The following is a sample research project relevant to agroforestry and woodlots. If you have a specific interest that is not addressed here, contact Marianne Krasny, Chair, Department of Natural Resources, 607-255-2821, mek2@cornell.edu CULTIVATION OF SHITAKE MUSHROOMS AS AN AGROFORESTRY CROP FOR NEW ENGLAND Forest farming of shiitake mushrooms is an agroforestry practice…

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Livestock

By arw225@cornell.edu / August 7, 2013

Livestock Research The following is a sampling of research projects relevant to non-dairy livestock producers. If you have a specific interest that is not addressed here, contact Alan Bell, Chair, Department of Animal Science, 607-255-2862, awb6@cornell.edu Click on a title below to navigate to the specific project. CORNELL SHEEP PROGRAM RESEARCH | COMPOSTING LIVESTOCK MORTALITIES …

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Field Crops and Forages

By arw225@cornell.edu / August 7, 2013

Field Crops and Forages Research The following is a sampling of research projects relevant to field crop and forage growers. If you have a specific interest that is not addressed here, contact Tim Setter, Chair, Department of Crop and Soil Science, 607-255-5459, tls1@cornell.edu Click on a title below to navigate to the specific project. CORNELL…

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Organic Farming

By arw225@cornell.edu / August 7, 2013

Organic Farming Research The following is a sampling of research projects relevant to non-dairy livestock producers. Click on a title below to navigate to the specific project. ENHANCING ORGANIC AGRICULTURE RESEARCH AND EXTENSION | LEARNING FROM FARMER INNOVATION IN NITROGEN FIXATION  | CORNELL ORGANIC CROPPING SYSTEMS PROJECT | Extension Resources ENHANCING ORGANIC AGRICULTURE RESEARCH AND…

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Business Planning and Management

By arw225@cornell.edu / August 7, 2013

Business Planning & Management Extension Resources Department of Applied Economics and Management (AEM) Cornell’s AEM Department is home to several programs pertinent to small farmers, such as Agribusiness and Economic Development, Agriculture Management and Marketing Program, Emerging Markets Program, and Commodity Promotion Research Program, among others. Visit http://aem.cornell.edu/programs/index.php for a full list and access to…

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Horticulture

By arw225@cornell.edu / August 7, 2013

Horticulture Research The following is a sampling of horticulture research projects relevant to small farms. If you have a specific interest that is not addressed here, contact Marvin Pritts, Chair, Department of Horticulture, at 607-255-1778 or  mpp3@cornell.edu. Click on a title below to navigate to the specific project. IMPROVEMENT OF STRAWBERRY, RASPBERRY, AND BLACKBERRY CULTIVARS…

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NY State Slaughterhouse Map

By arw225@cornell.edu / July 26, 2013

*The slaughterhouse map is currently offline.*  While we work to upgrade and renovate the slaughterhouse map, please consult the following databases to find a slaughterhouse near you. The Cornell Small Farms Program has compiled extensive lists for the following slaughterhouse types: USDA, NYS 5A, and NYS Custom. These lists were last updated in 2016. Slaughterhouse Classifications…

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