Winter 2016

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Cornell Small Farms Update
Cornell Small Farms Program Update

Business Management
Winter Farm Insurance, by Reuben Dourte

Farm Tech
Conventional Tillage on the Small Farm, by Rich Taber
The Farming Year Wraps Up: Some Cropping Activities to Consider, by Rich Taber

Forest, Field, and Woodlot
Logs to Lumber – Wise Use of a Renewable Resources, by Peter Smallidge
Pigs ‘n Trees, by Joseph Orefice
Tapping Walnut Trees for a Novel and Delicious Syrup, by Michael Farrell

Home & Family
Agritourism: The Authentic Farm Experience, by Rachel Carter

No Till, Permanent Beds for Organic Vegetables, by Brian Caldwell & Ryan Maher

Livestock & Poultry
Heat Up Sales with the Freezer Trade, by Susannah Spero
Sheep Pasture: Orchard Grass, by Ulf Kintzel

Local Food & Markets
Local Foods Movement is “Good to Go” in Trumansburg, by Carli Fraccarolli
Stand Out in Your Field: Marketing for Farmers, by Alice Varon

New & Beginning Farmers
Growing Pains and Profitability, by Matthew Weiss
Youth Loans for Weeks, by Devon Kenny

Urban Agriculture
Growing Edible Forests as a Community, by Catherine Bukowski