Spring 2019


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Cornell Small Farms Program Update

News from the Cornell Small Farms Program, Spring 2019

CCE News

Extension Plants Seeds for Urban Growth, by R.J. Anderson

Cornell Cooperative Extension Podcast Breaks Down Impact of 2018 Farm Bill, by R.J. Anderson

Heat Stress: You Can Still Deal with the Effects Long After Summer, by Kimberley Morrill

Keeping Milk Safe and Profitable through Farm Modernization, by Timothy Terry

Reflections from a New Extension Specialist, by Mary Kate Wheeler


Weathering Change: Cornell CALS Helps New York Farmers Adapt, by Krisy Gashler

Roadmap Points Way to Better Soil Health in New York, by Kitty Gifford

Featured Articles

Producing Specialty Mushrooms: Outdoor vs Indoor Systems, by Steve Gabriel

Avoid a Golden-Goose Approach to Forestry, by Paul J. Hetzler

How Crayons Inspired My Sheep Tracking System, by Ulf Kintzel

Additional Articles

Recipe for Success: Brew Your Own Biofertilizer, by Anna Birn

FAQ: Agritourism on Your Farm, by Farm Commons

Family Dairy Farm Awarded “Conservation Farm of the Year,” by Mark Burger

USDA Expands “Defend the Flock Campaign” with New Resources for All Poultry Growers, by Anna Birn

Featherbed Lane Farm’s Profit Team Experience, a case study

What Can Variety Trialing Do for Your Vegetable Farm?, by Kristen Loria

Tarping: Combining Freeville Research with Local Farm Experience, by Haley Rylander and Kelsie Raucher