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    • Animal Production Systems for Pasture-Based Livestock Production (NRAES 171) 

      Bamka, William J.; Muller, Lawrence D.; Chase, Larry E.; Polan, Carl E.; Comerford, John W.; Prigge, Edward C.; Emmick, Darrell L.; Provenza, Frederick D.; Greiner, Scott P.; Rayburn, Edward B.; Hall, John B.; Shockey, William L.; Harpster, Harold W.; Shulaw, William P.; Kluchinski, Daniel; Singer, Jeremy W.; Luginbuhl, Jean-Marie; Turner, Kenneth E.; McKinnon, Bill R.; Wahlberg, Mark L.; Washburn, Steven P. (Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service (NRAES), 2008-12)
      The book explores foraging behavior, basic animal nutrition, and parasite control for pasture-based animals with chapters devoted to beef, dairy, sheep, goat, and horse nutrition and management.
    • Buildings for Small Farms (NRAES 6) 

      Wells, G. D.; Gilman, F. E.; Northeast Regional Agricultural Engineering Service (Northeast Regional Agricultural Engineering Service (NRAES), 1978-12)
      Most utility buildings for the small farm are used to house livestock and store feed, although they may be used as a workshop or to store machinery and other equipment. But whatever the function, farm buildings should be ...
    • Compost...Because a Rind is a Terrible Thing to Waste! (manual) 

      Bonhotal, Jean; Rollo, Karen (Cornell Waste Management Institute, 1996)
    • Composting to Reduce the Waste Stream - A Guide to Small Scale Food and Yard Waste Composting 

      Dickson, Nancy; Richard, Thomas; Kozlowski, Robert (Northeast Regional Agricultural Engineering Service, 1991)
    • Composting to Reduce the Waste Stream: A Guide to Small Scale Food and Yard Waste Composting (NRAES 43 - FRONT MATTER ONLY) 

      Dickson, N. M.; Richard, T.; Kozlowski, R (Northeast Regional Agricultural Engineering Service (NRAES), 1991-01)
      This guide promotes small-scale composting of yard, garden, and vegetative food waste. It includes information that may be useful to various audiences. Community leaders, volunteers, teachers, and cooperative extension ...
    • Cornell Guide to Growing Fruit at Home 

      Eames-Sheavly, Marcia; Pritts, Marvin; Cramer, Craig; Bushway, Lori; Merwin, Ian; Reisinger, Richard; McKay, Steven (Cornell Cooperative Extension, 2003-05)
      Growing fruit at home can be an enjoyable activity that provides nutritious food for your family. This publication describes how to choose the best varieties; select sites; prepare soil; plant, prune and train shrubs and ...
    • Energy Conservation for Commercial Greenhouses (NRAES 3) 

      Bartok, John W. (Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service (NRAES), 2001-10)
      Written by John W. Bartok, Jr., an authority on greenhouses for over 30 years, this highly practical book reviews the merits and limitations of current energy-conservation strategies for commercial greenhouses. Topics ...
    • Enhancing Profitability in Greenhouse Firms (NRAES 164 - FRONT MATTER ONLY) 

      Hall, Charles; Barton, Susan S.; Behe, Bridget; Brumfield, Robin; Harkess, Richard; Safley, Charles; van Blokland, P. J. (Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service (NRAES), 2004)
      This book teaches greenhouse managers, their business advisors, and educators how to gain a competitive edge by analyzing industry trends. Topics include: Marketing improvement. Retention of quality employees. Correct ...
    • Establishing and Operating a Garden Center: Requirements and Costs (NRAES 161 - FRONT MATTER ONLY) 

      Barton, Susan S.; Behe, Bridget; Hall, Charles R.; Haydu, John J.; Hinson, Roger A.; McNiel, Robert E.; Phillips, Travis D.; Powell, Russell D.; Stegelin, Forrest E. (Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service (NRAES), 2002)
      Establishing and Operating a Garden Center: Requirements and Costs discusses planning, capital investments, product mixes, labor, customer profiles, garden center layouts, pricing, advertising, and financial analysis. Two ...
    • Facilities for Roadside Markets (NRAES 52 - FRONT MATTER ONLY) 

      Selders, Arthur W.; Blakely, Ransom; Wells, Grant; Martin, Robert; Gilman, Francis E.; Irwin, Lynne H.; Wells, Otho S. (Northeast Regional Agricultural Engineering Service (NRAES), 1992-02)
      Facilities for Roadside Markets (NRAES-52) is written primarily for persons planning a large roadside market. It will also be useful to those seeking to improve the operating efficiency of or expand a current market. ...
    • Farming alternatives: a guide to evaluating the feasibility of new farm-based enterprises (NRAES 32) 

      Grudens-Schuck, N.; Knoblauch, W.; Green, J.; Saylor, M. (Northeast Regional Agricultural Engineering Service (NRAES), 1988-10)
      This publication was awarded a blue ribbon in the 1989 ASAE Educational Aids Competition. This book assists rural and farm residents who are considering alternative enterprises. The case study and workbook format helps in ...
    • Field Guide to On-Farm Composting (NRAES 114) 

      Dougherty, Mark (Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service (NRAES), 1999-04)
      This book was developed to assist in day-to-day compost system management. Intended for composters, advisors, and educators. Topics discussed include: operations and equipment, raw materials and recipe making, process ...
    • Food Safety Begins on the Farm: A Grower's Guide 

      Rangarajan, Anusuya; Bihn, Elizabeth A.; Gravani, Robert B.; Scott, Donna L.; Pritts, Marvin P. (2000)
    • Forage Moisture Determination (NRAES 59) 

      Brusewitz, Gerald H.; Pitt, Ronald E.; Chase, Larry E.; Collins, Michael; Delwiche, Stephen R.; Garthe, James W.; Muck, Richard E. (Northeast Regional Agricultural Engineering Service (NRAES), 1993-03)
      This publication is intended for forage producers, extension specialists, consultants, and researchers. Part I is an overview of forage moisture determination and describes proper procedures for collecting samples. Part ...
    • Forest Landowner’s Guide to Evaluating and Choosing a Natural Resource-Based Enterprise (NRAES 151) 

      Kays, Jonathan S.; Drohan, Joy (Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service (NRAES), 2004)
      This book is intended for landowners interested using their land for a natural resource-based business. Eleven exercises with worksheets provide a framework for assessing family goals; taking an inventory of land, natural ...
    • Greenhouse Engineering (NRAES 33) 

      Aldrich, R. A.; Bartok, J. W.; Northeast Regional Agricultural Engineering Service (Northeast Regional Agricultural Engineering Service (NRAES), 1994-08)
    • Greenhouses for Homeowners and Gardeners (NRAES 137) 

      Bartok, John W. (Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service (NRAES), 2000-06)
      Covers everything you need to choose, build, use, and maintain a greenhouse for your home, garden, or institution. The types of greenhouses are discussed including freestanding greenhouses, additions to your home, window ...
    • Highbush Blueberry Production Guide (NRAES-55) 

      Pritts, Marvin P.; Hancock, James F.; Strik, Bernadine; Eames-Sheavly, Marcia; Celentano, Dana (Northeast Regional Agricultural Engineering Service (NRAES), 1992)
      Includes 16 chapters, 168 color photos, 27 tables, 24 figures and charts, key to blueberry problems, and a glossary.
    • Hobby Greenhouses and Other Gardening Structures (NE 77) 

      Aldrich, R.A.; Bailey, W.A.; Bartok, J.W.; Roberts, W.J.; Ross, D.S. (Northeast Regional Agricultural Engineering Service (NRAES), 1978-02)
      The opportunity to accelerate or control plant growth is both exciting and useful. However, the choice of structure and equipment used can be confusing. Everything from cold frames to greenhouses is available. Before making ...
    • Home Storage of Fruits and Vegetables (NRAES 7 - FRONT MATTER ONLY) 

      MacKay, Susan (Northeast Regional Agricultural Engineering Service (NRAES), 1992-08)
      DUE TO OUSTANDING COPYRIGHT ISSUES OR CLEARLY IDENTIFIED OUT-OF-DATE PRACTICES (E.G. SAFETY CONCERNS), ONLY THE FRONT MATTER (E.G. COVER, ToC, ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS, ETC) ARE PROVIDED HERE AT THIS TIME. Print copies of this ...