Small Farm Quarterly - Fall 2004
Cornell Small Farms Program
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 Conference Will Explore Organic Markets and More, by Sarah Johnston, Page 9; New Grant Awards Boost Cornell Organic Research, by Joanna Green, Page 11-12; PRODUCTION AND MANAGEMENT: Getting the Most from Big Round Bales - Look Back and Plan Ahead, by Bill Henning, Page 13; Using Those Resources Wisely, by Brent Buchanan, Page 17; Transferring the Dairy Business: The Story of Leatherstocking Farm, by Steve Richards, Page 24; Tax Tips for 2004, by Mariane Kiraly, Page 23; FARMING OPPORTUNITIES: Buying - And Growing - Great Hay for Horses, by Tom Gallagher, Page 5; Evans Farmhouse: An Organic Success Story, by M. Tye Wolfe, Page 8; From Pasture to Product - The Road to Added Value, by Keith Morgan-Davie, Page 26; GRAZING: Getting Started in Pasture-Farming: Use What You Have, by Jack Salo, Page 19; Northern NY Ag Research Looks at Raising Grass-Fed Holstein Beef, by Kara Lynn Dunn, Page 27; FOREST AND WOODLOT: Living the Logging Legacy, by David Reid, Page 26; MARKETING: Direct Marking From Farms to Rstaurants, by Christy Piper and Steven Wolf, Page 16; Family Farm Cooperative Grocery Stores, by Duncan Hilchey, Page 17-18; Heading in the Right Direction: Local Delivery Service is Win-Win for Farmers, Customers and Small Business, by Karen Baase, Page 18; Smart Marketing Tip…Tap Into Local School Fundraiser, Page 24; New Generation Cooperatives Adding Value & Profits, by Duncan Hilchey, Page 25; HOME AND FAMILY: Which Comes First? The Family or the Farm?, by Don Rogers, Page 12-13; NEW FARMERS: Getting Access to Land for Farming, by Kathy Ruhf, Page 20-21; FARM FOLLIES: The Sheperd and the Fop, Page 10; STEWARDSHIP AND NATURE: How to Turn Fields of Frustration into Fields of Fulfillment, by Valerie Podolec, Page 4; Biodrying: A Manure Management Alternative for Small Dairies?, by Amanda VanBlarcom, Page 7-8; COMMUNITY/WORLD: Beyond Shopping: Helping Customers Become Good “Food Citizens”, by Les Hulcoop, Page 19; Cooper’s Ark Farm: Comining Fun and Education, by Terry Lavigne, Page 22-23; YOUTH PAGES: The Day Goats Flew, by Erica L. Masler, Page 14; Sugaring Off, by Lacey Pitman, Page 14; The Dairy Princess Program Inspires Yout To Be Their Best, by Tess Campbell, Page 15; From Cortland to Washington, by Jeffery Oscar Penoyer, Page 15
Small Farm Quarterly is for farmers and farm families — including spouses and children - who value the quality of life that smaller farms provide.
Cornell Small Farms Program, Cornell University Cooperative Extension, PRO-DAIRY/CCE-NWNY, New England Small Farm Institute, NYS 4-H Team Program, Watershed Agricultural Council, NY FarmNet
Cornell Small Farms Program