Winter 2018

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Cornell Small Farms Program Update
Cornell Small Farms Program Update Winter 2018

Extension News
Extension Helps NY Brewers, Growers Raise a Pint, by R.J. Anderson
Extension and NY Farmers Share Harvest with Hurricane Victims, by R.J. Anderson
Extension Summer Interns Recount Helping NYS Businesses and Communities, by R.J. Anderson

Farm Safety
Personal Protective Equipment for Chainsaw Operation: Chainsaw Information Part 2, by Rich Taber

Forest, Field, & Woodlot
Low-Cost Fence Designs to Limit Deer Impacts in Woodlands and Sugarbushes, by Peter Smallidge
Black Locust: A Tree with Many Uses, by Steve Gabriel

Fruit & Vegetables
Pawpaw – A “Tropical” Fruit for Temperate Climates, by Guy Ames
Using Whole Farm Revenue Protection to Manage Ups and Downs in the Berry Patch, by Dan Welch

Livestock & Poultry
Improved Meat Marketing for Small Scale and Direct Marketing Farms in the Northeast, by Matthew LeRoux

Local Food & Markets
Local Food Economic Impacts in Vermont, by Jake Claro

Resource Spotlight
Book Review: Mycorrhizal Planet by Michael Phillips
Young Farmer Survey Gives A Glimpse of the Next Generation
Supporting Haudenosaunee Seed Stewardship in New York

Seed Stories
New Heirloom Vegetables for the Finger Lakes, by Petra Paige Mann

Soil Health
No-Till Organic Relay Cropping in Kentucky, by Brian Caldwell & Ryan Maher

Stewardship & Nature
Gimme Free Ice Cream!, by Jason Detzel

Veterans in Ag
Veterans and Their Families Learn about Local Agriculture Straight from the Farmer’s Mouth, by Alyssa Couse