Summer 2019

summer 2019 quarterly magazine cover

The Cornell Small Farms Program is pleased to announce the arrival of the Summer 2019 edition of the Small Farms Quarterly. In this issue, we feature stories about selling farm products in a virtual marketplace, top tips for beginning farmers, an introduction to almond mushrooms, and more.

You can read articles from the Summer 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.

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Cornell Small Farms Program Update

News from the Cornell Small Farms Program, Summer 2019

CCE News

Cornell Vegetable Program Partner Counties Lead Production, Research and Marketing for NYS Dry Beans by Julia Kikkert

High Tunnel Research to Support Winter Production by Ethan Grundberg

Remote-Sensing Aids Designed for Wildlife Management by Ali Nafchi


Cornell Researchers Win Major Awards from Cider Industry by Mark Burger

Study to Help Heat-Stressed Dairy Cows Weather Increasing Temperatures by Matt Hayes

The Sky’s the Limit for Cornell’s New Galaxy Suite Grape Tomato Varieties by Sarah Thompson

Featured Articles

Selling Real Farm Products in a Virtual Marketplace by Erica Frenay

The ABC’s of Almond Agaricus Mushrooms by Mary Ellen Kozak

From Dreaming to Doing: 5 Tips for Beginning Farmers by Mary Kate Wheeler

Additional Articles

Farming and Motherhood by Kirsten Workman

Has New York Found the Secret to Linking Retiring Farmers and Eager Upstarts? by Lisa Held

How to Establish Crop Production History for Crop Insurance by Fay Benson

On-Farm Plant Breeding Pt. I: Getting Started with Diversity by Kristen Loria

Track Sheep Bloodlines During Breeding Season by Ulf Kintzel

Turning Maple Syrup Forests Into Bird-Friendly Habitat by Alison Haigh