Pastured Rabbit for Profit
Racial Equity Toolkit
Social Media Toolkit for Farmers and Agricultural Producers
21st Century Pastured Poultry
Developing a criteria to select colostrum samples of poor quality
Good colostrum management is essential to the health of newborn replacements and life-long profit.
Oyster Mushroom Cultivation in the Northeast United States
Guide to oyster mushroom production using straw cultivation.
Reading the Farm
Farm educators often have in-depth knowledge of certain components of agriculture, but have few opportunities to see how these components work together to influence sustainability. Reading the Farm brings together educators and experts who share knowledge in the context of working, real-world farms.
Log-Based Shiitake Cultivation
A 57-page guide to producing these gourmet mushrooms.
Low-Input Lambing and Kidding
A 70-page handbook on reducing inputs and managing stress during lambing or kidding.
Adapt-N Training Manual
Adapt-N is an online tool that helps precisely manage nitrogen (N) inputs for grain, silage, and sweet corn production. It can provide automatic daily updates of each field’s N status and recommendations, based on real-time weather influences, and can be used with any device with internet access.
A cooperative is both a type of business and an attitude.
Beyond Black Plastic
This publication explores sustainable, organic mulches such as cover crops and no-till and reduced tillage systems as alternatives to black plastic mulch for weed control. The booklet includes a discussion of the impact of organic mulches on soil quality and fertility, weed control, yields and waste production, and profitability for small to mid-size vegetable operations.
Understanding Food Safety
This document lays out permitting requirements and safe food handling practices at farmers markets.
The Owner-Built Savonius Rotor
Investing in commercially available renewable-energy devices usually requires large capital investments and long payback periods. This farmer has explored a low-cost alternative.
Niche Poultry Enterprises in New England
Broiler enterprises have started making a comeback in the region in recent years, but they tend to look very different from the standard broiler operations you’d find in Maryland or Georgia.
Oilseed Production in the Northeast
A 48-page booklet on sunflower and canola production in the Northeast.
Small-scale Oilseed Processing Guide
Oilseed crops present an opportunity for farmers in the Northeast to diversify with a crop typically grown in the Midwestern and Great Plains regions. Many of the crops are adaptable and have been grown in the Northeast--some for a number of years, and others only recently.
Handbook for Small-Scale Poultry Producer-Processors
Apply for a license to process poultry using a Mobile Poultry Processing Unit (MPPU).
A guide for towns, institutions, and land trusts using or leasing farmland.
Farmers Market Managers Training Manual
This comprehensive training resource provides tools for market managers to be effective and to overcome common obstacles they face.