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Proyecto Futuro Celebra el Liderazgo de la Comunidad Latina

By Mildred Alvarado / October 3, 2022

El equipo del Proyecto Futuro en Ag y nuestros aliados hemos tenido un verano muy ocupado. [Read this article in English] Nuestro trabajo en equipo con nuestros colaboradores, productores, proveedores…

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NYS, Cornell launch new grapevine certification program

By Sarah Thompson / October 3, 2022

A revitalized grapevine certification program to provide growers in New York and North America with clean, virus-tested plant material verified by the most stringent testing standards in the world. By Sarah…

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Assessing Woodlands for Silvopasture

By Brett Chedzoy / July 4, 2022

Silvopasture is a land-management system that simultaneously focuses on the sustainable and integrated production of trees, forage and livestock. By Brett Chedzoy and Peter Smallidge There are examples in New…

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Editor’s Letter – 2022 Summer Small Farms Quarterly

By Anu Rangarajan / July 4, 2022

Dear farmers and friends, “No one should lose their lives while shopping for food,” as stated in the media advisory we share in this issue, co-created by Food For the Spirit…

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Some Fencing and Grazing Considerations for Beef Cattle

By Rich Taber / July 4, 2022

In part nine of our “What’s Your Beef?” series on raising cattle on small farms, we share grazing experiences that has been learned about and adapted over the years. In…

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Farm Ops’ Cohort Learning Sessions Bring Veterans Together to Talk Ag

By Nina Saeli / July 4, 2022

During the Small Farm Program’s online course season, Farm Ops, our military veteran project, provided veterans with free enrollment into select on-line courses and conducted veteran learning cohort sessions to…

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Cornell Garden-Based Learning Sets Sights on Food Forests

By Hannah Rae Warren / July 4, 2022

New Food Forest Trial Garden Project will support the development of edible perennial landscapes for new audiences. Food Forests, also known as Edible Forests, sees community growers cultivating edible perennial…

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Futuro en Ag (Español)

By Mildred Alvarado / July 4, 2022

Apoyamos la Educación y el Acceso a la Información en Español Gabino Bautista, un agricultor principiante de la región del Valle del Hudson, asiste a clases mensuales como parte del…

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Program Donates Vegetable Starts to Underserved Families

By Craig Cramer / July 4, 2022

More than 250 underserved (and often food-insecure) Ithaca-area families have the opportunity to grow some of their own food with help from a Cornell University horticulture research program. It’s that…

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New York Soil Health and Partners Announce 2022 Field Day Series

By New York State Soil Health Initiative / July 4, 2022

NY Soil Health Working Group, NY Soil Health Initiative announce 2022 Soil Health and Climate Resiliency Field Day Series. Mark your calendars for ten field days across the state that…

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