Fall 2015

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Cornell Small Farms Update
Cornell Small Farms Program Update

Business Management
Insuring Your Agritainment Operation, by Reuben Dourte

Farmers, Farmworkers, and Students Unite, by Elizabeth Henderson

Energy on the Farm
Energy Success Stories: Solar PV on a Dairy Farm, by Alex DePillis

Farm Safety
Safety Regulations and the Small Farm, by Marybeth Vargha

Farm Tech
Making Hay When the Sun Seldom Shines, by Rich Taber
Reducing Tillage at Goranson Farm, by Brian Caldwell and Ryan Maher

Forest Field and Woodlot
Getting Started Right for Successful Ginseng Production, by Bob Beyfuss
Strategies to Control American Beech and Other Forest Species, by Peter Smallidge
Understanding the Pesticide Label, by Peter Smallidge

Nitrogen Cycling in Pastures, by Nancy Glazier

Livestock & Poultry
A Quick Primer on Marketing Your Livestock for Meat, by Rich Taber
Sheep Management: The Deadly Barber Pole Worm, by Ulf Kintzel

New & Beginning Farmers
So, You Want to Be a Farmer, by John Lemondes
Holistic Management at Mulligan Creek Acres, by Tanya Moyer

Resource Spotlight
Legal Services Food Hub in Maine, by Ben Tettlebaum

Small Farm Spotlight
An Inspiring Story of How a Therapeutic Enedavor Became a Farming Project that Just Won’t Quit, by Edward DuQuette

Stewardship & Nature
The New York State Workgroup for Improved Soil Health, by Paul Salon
Waterway Sidewalks: Native Trees and Shrubs, by Rachel Carter