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    • Green Grass, Green Jobs: Increasing Livestock Production on Underutilized Grasslands in NYS 

      Welch, Dan (Cornell Small Farms Program, 2011)
      This report focuses on recommended actions in research, education, extension, and policy to realize the potential of our grasslands as a farming resource that will spur rural economic development, grow the regional food ...
    • Guide to Farming in New York State -What Every Ag Entrepreneur Needs to Know 

      Roth, Monika; Schuelke, Jacob; Deming, Anita; Lindsay, Chanda; Frenay, Erica; O’Brien, Lynn; Padilla-Zakour, Olga (Cornell Small Farms Program, 2015)
      This guide is comprised of a series of individual fact sheets addressing topics pertinent to planning and operating a farm business. It is not enterprise specific. Rather it addresses topics common to operating a farm ...
    • The Guide to Marketing Channel Assessment: How to Sell Through Wholesale and Direct Marketing Channels 

      LeRoux, Matthew; Roth, Monika; Shaw, Molly; Schmidt, Todd (Cornell Small Farms Program, 2010)
      This guide offers tools to evaluate the success of your markets to ensure they’re the most profitable for your business.
    • The Guide to Urban Farming in New York State 

      Koski, Hannah; Rangarajan, Anu (Cornell Small Farms Program, 2013)
      The Guide to Urban Farming in New York State was written in December 2012 as a Master of Professional Studies master’s paper by Hannah Koski for the Department of Horticulture at Cornell University, under the guidance of ...
    • New York State On-Farm Poultry Slaughter Guidelines 

      Bliven, Lynn; Stanton, tatiana; Frenay, Erica (Cornell Small Farms Program, 2012-07)
      The purpose of this NYS On-Farm Poultry Slaughter Guidelines is to provide processing and handling recommendations to NYS producers who process and sell less than 1000 chickens or 250 turkeys under the Producer/Grower – ...
    • NY Small Dairy Innovators: Successful Strategies for Smaller Dairies 

      Stone, Violet (Cornell Small Farms Program, 2010)
      The book features 7 small dairies all over NYS that have found methods of increasing profit and leisure time even in the face of a very challenging time for the dairy industry.
    • NY Small Farm Energy Innovators 

      Masler, Adrienne; Bass, Annie (Cornell Small Farms Program, 2010)
      This booklet describes how farmers save energy and decide which renewable systems are right for their farm. Profiles detail the cost of installation, any grants or incentives available, amount of energy saved or produced, ...
    • Resource Guide to Direct Marketing Livestock and Poultry 

      Goodsell, Martha; Stanton, tatiana (Cornell Small Farms Program, 2011-01)
      A Resource Guide to Direct Market Livestock and Poultry helps to clarify and explain the complex laws in layman terms, discussing slaughtering and processing at the custom, state, and federal levels and guiding farmers ...
    • Small Farm Quarterly - Fall 2003 

      Cornell Small Farms Program (Cornell Small Farms Program, 2003-10-20)
      CONTENTS: EDITORIAL: Welcome Readers, by Joanna Green, Page 3; READERS WRITE: Small Farms and Their Big Contributions Not Forgetton, by Bill Magee, Page 4; Milk Is Here To Stay, by Kay Dunn, Page 10; Is Deer Food Safe ...
    • Small Farm Quarterly - Fall 2004 

      Cornell Small Farms Program (Cornell Small Farms Program, 2004-10-25)
      CONTENTS: EDITORIAL: From the Editors by Bill Henning, Page 3; READERS WRITE: Page 3 & 6; SMALL FARM PROGRAM UPDATE: Page 3-4; Small Farms Expo Draws Over 3000! by Julie Berry, Page 10; ORGANIC FARMING: Organic Farming ...
    • Small Farm Quarterly - Fall 2005 

      Cornell Small Farms Program (Cornell Small Farms Program, 2005-10-10)
      CONTENTS: EDITORIAL: Dig Deep for Those in Need, Page 3; SMALL FARM PROGRAM UPDATE: Cornell Small Farms Program Update, Page 3; COMMUNITY/WORLD: Getting A Lesson in Agritourism from North of the Border, Page 18-19; Women ...
    • Small Farm Quarterly - Fall 2006 

      Cornell Small Farms Program (Cornell Small Farms Program, 2006-10-09)
      CONTENTS: SMALL FARM PROGRAM UPDATE: Cornell Small Farms Program Update, Page 3; COMMUNITY/WORLD: The Taste of Place, Page 18; COWS AND CROPS: From Vegetable CSA to Small Dairy Creamery, Page 12; A New Way to Make Hay?, ...
    • Small Farm Quarterly - Fall 2007 

      Cornell Small Farms Program (Cornell Small Farms Program, 2007-10-08)
      CONTENTS: SMALL FARM PROGRAM UPDATE: Cornell Small Farms Program Update, Page 3; COWS AND CROPS: Planning A Farmstead Cheese Operation, by Fay Benson, Page 19; FOREST AND WOODLOT: “How ‘Bout Those Trees?” By Jerry ...
    • Small Farm Quarterly - Fall 2008 

      Cornell Small Farms Program (Cornell Small Farms Program, 2008-10-06)
      CONTENTS: SMALL FARM PROGRAM UPDATE: Cornell Small Farms Program Update, Page 3; BUSINESS MANAGEMENT: Savings in Fuel, Fertilizer Bring Economic and Environmental Rewards, by Rebecca Schuelke Staehr, Page 5; COWS AND ...
    • Small Farm Quarterly - Fall 2009 

      Cornell Small Farms Program (Cornell Small Farms Program, 2009-10-05)
      CONTENTS: SMALL FARM PROGRAM UPDATE -Cornell Small Farms Program Update, Page 3; BUSINESS MANAGEMENT -Future of the Farm, by Rebecca Schuelke-Staehr, Page 8; Diversifying the Farm, by Barbara Gibbs, Page 18; COWS AND ...
    • Small Farm Quarterly - Fall 2010 

      Cornell Small Farms Program (Cornell Small Farms Program, 2010-10-04)
      CONTENTS: SMALL FARM PROGRAM UPDATE -Cornell Small Farms Program Update, Page 3; BUSINESS MANAGEMENT -Farm Businesses and the Join Venture Agreement, by Adam Prizio, Esq., Page 6; COMMUNITY AND WORLD -Increasing Local ...
    • Small Farm Quarterly - Fall 2011 

      Cornell Small Farms Program (Cornell Small Farms Program, 2011-10-03)
      CONTENTS: SMALL FARM PROGRAM UPDATE -Cornell Small Farms Program Update, Page 3; COMMUNITY AND WORLD -Boat-to-Fork Community Supported Fisheries Riding A Wave, by Martha Herbert Izzi, Page 11; DAIRY -Whole Farm Nutrient ...
    • Small Farm Quarterly - Fall 2012 

      Cornell Small Farms Program (Cornell Small Farms Program, 2012-10-01)
      CONTENTS: SMALL FARM PROGRAM UPDATE -Cornell Small Farms Program Update, Page 3; BOOK NOOK -The Business of Growing Green Ideas: The small farm book business grows organically, by Jill Swenson, Page 5; BUSINESS MANAGEMENT ...
    • Small Farm Quarterly - Fall 2013 

      Cornell Small Farms Program (Cornell Small Farms Program, 2013-10-14)
      CONTENTS: SMALL FARM PROGRAM UPDATE -Cornell Small Farms Program Update, Page 3; ENERGY ON THE FARM -Sunflowers: From Field to Fuel, by Rachel Carter, Page 10; FARM MEMOIR -The Bad Bread, by Stuart Cheney, Page 9; GRAZING ...
    • Small Farm Quarterly - Fall 2014 

      Cornell Small Farms Program (Cornell Small Farms Program, 2014-10-06)
      CONTENTS: SMALL FARM PROGRAM UPDATE -Cornell Small Farm Program Update, Page 3; DAIRY & FIELD CROPS -Flushing and Pheromones: Managing Breeding in the Dairy Goat Herd, by Stephanie Fisher, Page 16; FARM SAFETY -Help is ...