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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.
Backpack Sprayers for Small-Scale Farms
Backpack sprayers are a boon to farmers on small acreage, but not all sprayers are created equal. Video series.
Oilseed Production in the Northeast
A 48-page booklet on sunflower and canola production in the Northeast.
Control of Red-Headed Flea Beetles
Red-headed flea beetles have a wide host range including chrysanthemums, forsythia, hibiscus, lamb’s-quarter, pigweed,zinnia, sedum, asters, Salvia, roses, hollies among many others.
The Baltimore Farm Alliance
Lessons learned while building a farm alliance in Baltimore, MD.
Control of Red-Headed Flea Beetles en Español
Esta plaga conocida como el “Red-headed Flea Beetle” tiene una variedad de plantas huéspedes que incluye los crisanthemos, Forsythia, los hibiscus, Zinnia, sedum, asters, Salvia, rosas, y los acebos por ejemplo.
Assessing the Economic Impacts of Regional Food Hubs: the Case of Regional Access
This report assesses the economic impact of food hubs on the distribution and sale of local foods.
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.
Silvopasture fact sheet
In a silvopasture system, trees provide long-term, high-value timber and livestock provide short-term cash flow.
A guide to designing and following through on farm-based research.
Handbook for Small-Scale Poultry Producer-Processors
Apply for a license to process poultry using a Mobile Poultry Processing Unit (MPPU).
The Savonius Rotor
One farmer's prototype of a silo-mounted augmented Savonius wind turbine that can deliver substantial power output, yet is inexpensive and simple enough in its construction, installation, and electrical engineering to be easily built and maintained on a typical small farm.
Marketing On-Farm Compost
This resource includes best practices for quality compost, and information on compost markets.
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.
Rice Growing Manual for the Northeast USA
By Takeshi and Linda Akaogi, this manual focuses on those aspects of rice growing that are particular to the northeast area based on their experience.
Whole-Farm Nutrient Planning for Organic Farms
A 16-page booklet that helps organic farmers understand their soil test results and use these results wisely and compliantly, within the USDA National Organic Program standards.
Buckwheat Cover Crop Handbook
Buckwheat has been used to suppress weeds on Northeastern farms for 400 years. This handbook outlines how to use buckwheat as an economical weed-control tool, with recommendations based on extensive grower surveys, original research and on-farm trials.
A series of eight handbooks for new farmers or established producers seeking to transition to organic or improve their current practices. Print only; order from Chelsea Green.
With an Ear to the Ground
The pumpkin field, the prison, the classroom, and the interstate are just a few of the places where sustainability and community values converge. With an Ear to the Ground introduces us to farmers, chefs, educators, visiting Russians, and kids and the experiences thay share about food and the natural world. Print only; order from Northeast SARE.