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Pastured Poultry Nutrition and Forages
A publication prepared by NCAT that explores the important role that forages play in pasture poultry production for either meat or egg production.
Grafting for Disease Management in Organic Tomato Production
In this webinar, learn about tomato grafting and how it can be used to manage diseases in organic open-field and high tunnel farming systems.
Rainwater Catchment from a High Tunnel for Irrigation Use
This Iowa State University video/fact sheet describes how to build a system to catch, store and reuse the rainwater for high tunnel irrigation.
Walk-In Coolers for Winter Storage
Resources for farmers interested in on-farm winter storage options for season extension. Each resource offers a case study for a specific facility construction, and both outline important considerations for a winter storage facility.
Managing Field Operations to Reduce Energy Costs Webinar
This webinar makes the case for using minimum tillage, timely routine tractor maintenance, crop rotations with legumes and shorter maturity corn to reduce drying costs.
Building an On-Farm Poultry Processing Facility
Plan and construct a mobile poultry processing unit or stationary facility for on-farm processing.
Moving Nursery Producers Toward Sustainable Practices Fact Sheets
These fact sheets discuss alternative containers, marketing and crop selection, alternatives to synthetic herbicides and integrated pest management in commercial nursery plant production.
Biogas: A Renewable Biofuel
A University of Florida website developed as an outcome of SSARE-funded research in biogas production on small farms.
The Organic Seed Grower
The Organic Seed Grower is a comprehensive manual for the serious vegetable grower who is interested in growing high-quality seeds using organic farming practices.
Expanding Winter Harvest and Sales for New England Vegetable Crops
This University of Massachusetts website offers resources on winter vegetable crop storage, marketing and low-cost season extension through structures such as hoop houses and low tunnels.
Manure Composting for Livestock and Poultry Production
This Montana State University publication addresses medium- to large-scale composting as a management option for animal producers in cold, semi-arid environments.
Organic Seed, Soils and Sustainable Business
This project provided agricultural professionals with more knowledge of organic seed, soil management and sustainable business practices. From the trainings, a webinar and tutorial were developed.
How-to-Guide for Aspiring Urban Micro-Agricultural Entrepreneurs
Created for city residents who want to increase their access to fresh, healthy and affordable food.
Guide to Financing Community Supported Farms
This guide outlines alternative, local funding sources that farmers can use to finance their farm business,
This fact sheet series explores the applications and benefits of on-farm anaerobic digestion to convert animal waste to energy.
This fact sheet series examines biodiesel from oilseed processing, to biodiesel conversion, consumer issues and economics.
This series includes suggested ways of improving the energy efficiency of your home.
This module focuses on micro-hydroelectricity (micro-hydro), designed for homeowners and agricultural operators to reduce purchased electricity use.
This series explores the applications and benefits of small wind. It is designed to help you understand both the benefits and limitations of small wind before you buy a system.
This series explores generating electricity from the sun, including the considerations you need to make before deciding to invest in a solar electricity system.