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Soergel Family Farms
Soergel Family Farms is near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Beef sales are a recent addition to the farm's products.
Thirsty Livestock? Use Sun or Wind to Power a Remote Watering System
Are you getting tired of hauling water to livestock in remote pastures? Jonathan Barter will show us the renewable energy powered watering system on his 210 acre livestock farm. This webinar is part of the 2014 Sustainable Farm Energy Webinar Series, partially funded by the Northeast SARE's New York Professional Development Program.
On-Farm Production of Biomass Grass Pellets
A case study of Wood Crest Farm in Wapwallopen, Pennsylvania
Native bees and flowering cover crops
While managed colonies of European honey bees are most frequently used for crop pollination, wild or native bees commonly provide the same pollination services for ‘free’ without the costs of renting or maintaining honey bee hives.
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.
Cluster thinning effects on crop yield and quality of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc grown in the Eastern US
Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc are important grape varieties that can produce excellent wine grapes and wine in the East, but optimal yields through cluster thinning have not been established.
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.
Understanding Food Safety
This document lays out permitting requirements and safe food handling practices at farmers markets.
Wilson Beef Farms
Wilson Beef Farms in Canaseraga, New York is a dedicated processing operation in upstate New York.
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.
A cooperative is both a type of business and an attitude.
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.
Low-Input Lambing and Kidding
A 70-page handbook on reducing inputs and managing stress during lambing or kidding.
Organic parasite control
Signs of parasites, prevention, National Organic Program standards, and more.
So you want to raise beef cattle
Options to consider, setting goals, and thinking ahead.
Log-Based Shiitake Cultivation
A 57-page guide to producing these gourmet mushrooms.
Logan Family Farms
Logan Family Farms is in Irwin, Pennsylvania. Beef marketing is primarily through farmers markets.
Horn Farm and Restaurant
Horn and Farm Restaurant is a diversified organic operation in Bedford, Pennsylvania.
Highpoint Farm is a CSA in Trumansburg, New York.
Hedgeapple Farm sells grass-fed Black Angus beef in Buckeystown, Maryland.