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dc.contributor.authorCornell Small Farms Program
dc.descriptionSmall Farm Quarterly is for farmers and farm families — including spouses and children - who value the quality of life that smaller farms provide. OUR GOALS ARE TO: Celebrate the Northeast region’s smaller farms; Inspire and inform farm families and their supporters; Help farmers share expertise and opinions with each other; Increase awareness of the benefits that small farms contribute to society and the environment; Share important research, extension, and other resources. The most recent issues can be found on the SFP website here:
dc.description.abstractCONTENTS: SMALL FARM PROGRAM UPDATE -Cornell Small Farm Program Update, Page 3; ENERGY ON THE FARM -On-Farm Heating with Biomass, by Chris Callahan, Page 19; -Solar Powering your Farm Just Became Easier, by Edward DuQuette, Page 17; FARM SAFETY -How to Stay Safe on the Farm This Winter, by Marybeth Vargha, Page 5; FARM TECH -Selecting a Used Tractor for Your Farm, Part ll: Locating a Tractor, by Rich Taber, Page 18; FOOD SECURITY -Less Waste in the Landfills, More Food on People’s Plates, by Rachel Carter, Page 16; GRAZING -Considerations for Winter Grazing Your Sheep, by Ulf Kintzel, Page 3; -Grazing Our Way to Health, by Marvin Moyer, Page 7; HORTICULTURE -Mushrooms Turning a Profit for Forest Farmers in the Northeast, by Steve Gabriel, Page 12; LOCAL FOODS & MARKETING -A Hop Forward for NY-Grown Brewing Grains, by Sarah Nechamen, Page 6; -Turning Milk to Gold (Butter), by Abigail Woughter, Page 9; NEW AND BEGINNING FARMERS -Growing the Next Generation of Farmers in the Hudson Valley, by Rachel Schneider, Page 10; -Military Veterans Turn to Farming, by Sarah Nechamen, Page 2; -The Seed Farm Grows Next Generation of Farmers, by Lindsey Parks, Page 19; -Young Farmers Work Together in the Community School’s Young Farmer Transition Program, by John Welton, Page 11; RESOURCE SPOTLIGHT -Farming in the Woods:New book for Enthusiasts of Agroforestry, Forest Gardening, and Specialty Crops, Page 8; -Grant Funds Available to Support the Newest Farmers in New York State, by Daniel Rivera, Page 8; SEED STORIES -Seed, Story & Citizen: An Interview with Scott Chaskey, by Petra Page-Mann, Page 15; URBAN AGRICULTURE -From Vacant Spaces to Vibrant Places, by Sean Cummings, Page 14en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipCornell Small Farms Program, Cornell University Cooperative Extension, USDA NRCS, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Funden_US
dc.publisherCornell Small Farms Programen_US
dc.titleSmall Farm Quarterly - Winter 2015en_US

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