Powering Your Farm Off-the-Grid
Is it possible to operate a farm off-the-grid, and what are the challenges and opportunities? Raymond Luhrman will take you on a virtual tour of Fox Creek Farm and describe how his family operates their 350 member Community Supported Agriculture operation from electricity produced right on site. This webinar is part of the New Generation Energy Webinar Series, partially funded by the Northeast SARE's New York Professional Development Program.
Dreaming of Local Lemons: Solar Energy Virtual Tour
Summit Naturals Organic Farm has a high tunnel and greenhouse, whose active solar heating systems allow them to grow greens throughout the winter and tropical fruits such as oranges, lemons, pineapples and figs. This webinar is part of the New Generation Energy Webinar Series, partially funded by the Northeast SARE's New York Professional Development Program.
Testing the use of spent brewery grain in three mushroom species
What is the effect of spent brewery grain in the production process of three mushroom species?
Logan Family Farms
Logan Family Farms is in Irwin, Pennsylvania. Beef marketing is primarily through farmers markets.
Soergel Family Farms
Soergel Family Farms is near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Beef sales are a recent addition to the farm's products.
So you want to raise beef cattle
Options to consider, setting goals, and thinking ahead.
On-Farm Production of Biomass Grass Pellets
A case study of Wood Crest Farm in Wapwallopen, Pennsylvania
Organic parasite control
Signs of parasites, prevention, National Organic Program standards, and more.
Consumer attitudes and purchasing decisions
Covers consumer trends and concerns.
Low-Input Lambing and Kidding
A 70-page handbook on reducing inputs and managing stress during lambing or kidding.
Feeding cattle for quality beef
Feeding, weight gain, common nutritional limitations, and more.
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.
Harvesting cattle to produce quality beef
Pricing, quality at harvest, issues with dark cutters, influence of cattle age, and more.
A cooperative is both a type of business and an attitude.
Pricing the beef carcass
Smart pricing, hidden costs, keeping up with changes in the market, and more.
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.
Marbling, maturity, nutrition, and the distribution of quality grading in the U.S.
Wilson Beef Farms
Wilson Beef Farms in Canaseraga, New York is a dedicated processing operation in upstate New York.
Log-Based Shiitake Cultivation
A 57-page guide to producing these gourmet mushrooms.
Sires for grass-fed beef production
Criteria for genetic selection, the importance of grass quality, breeds, benchmarks, and more.