Fall 2019


The Cornell Small Farms Program is pleased to announce the arrival of the Fall 2019 edition of the Small Farms Quarterly.

In this issue, we feature stories about developing a community of ocean farmers, determining fair farmland rates, and managing woodlands to improve wildlife habitat.

You can read articles from the Fall 2019 Quarterly online now. Or if you’d rather flip through the articles in a magazine format, take a look at our online reader to peruse this issue or feel free to download the PDF version of the Quarterly.

Online Reader: https://www.leepub.com/published/SFQ/SFQ-191007/ 

Download: https://www.leepub.com/published/SFQ/SFQ-191007/docs/SFQ-191007.pdf

Cornell Small Farms Program Update

News from the Cornell Small Farms Program, Fall 2019

CCE News

Food for Thought: Farm-to-School Feeds Students, Communities by Chris Watkins

Confidently Hosting a Farm Tour – What’s Your “Why Bother”? by Katelyn Walley-Stoll


On-Farm Variety Improvement Part II: Selection and Plant Breeding by Kristen Loria

New software helps plant breeders bring out their best by Melanie Lefkowitz

Featured Articles

Developing a community of ocean farmers for healthy seas, healthy food, and healthy economies by Lee Rinehart

How to Determine Fair Farmland Rental Rates by Mary Kate Wheeler

Managing Woodlands to Improve Wildlife Habitat by Peter Smallidge

Additional Articles

Invasive Worms Threaten Forest Health by Paul Hetzler

Brush Hogs and Rotary Cutters: Multi-purpose Tools for the Small Farm? by Rich Taber

A Brief History of the Pig in the United States by Jason Detzel

Save Money with DIY Hay Feeders by Ulf Kintzel

Specialty Mushroom Project Expands to Serve Diverse Urban and Rural Growers by Steve Gabriel

Six Mistakes to Avoid When Planting Garlic & Shallots by Petra Page-Mann