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Rangeland Management Strategies
Features innovative SARE-funded research on creating and sustaining a healthy range.
Managing Cover Crops Profitably, 3rd Edition
Managing Cover Crops Profitably explores how and why cover crops work and provides all the information needed to build cover crops into any farming operation.
Herd Health in Alternative Swine Systems
This guide covers alternative swine system management strategies including stock introduction, breeding, farrowing, veterinary services, vaccinations and more.
GIS Applications in Agriculture: Nutrient Management for Improved Energy Efficiency
Provides an outline of how management recommendations are developed and how a ground-based active sensor can be used. It contains 24 case studies (exercises) ranging from using historical techniques to overcome production barrier to calculating soil organic carbon maintenance requirements. A CD containing data sets is included with the book.
Dairy Your Way
This publication was created to provide information that will help producers explore the many choices available for today’s dairy farms. This book is not intended to be a how-to dairy guide or manual. While there is no one-size-fits-all answer for dairy farmers seeking success as milk producers, there are many options that can be profitable and satisfying.
This manual on using high tunnels or hoop houses for season extension includes case studies, a supplier list and chapters on marketing, site selection, construction and types, and soil, pest and environmental management.
Reduced Tillage and Cover Cropping Systems for Organic Vegetable Production
This information sheet captures research by Virginia Tech and the Virginia Association for Biological Farming to develop cover crop-based, reduced-tillage systems for organic vegetable production.
Farm to School Training Toolkit
Resources for ag educators and community leaders who are starting a farm to school program.
Managing Risks on the Small Farm
This plain language guide explains the five types of risk—production, marketing, worker, legal and financial—and provides worksheets.
Harvesting Crops for Market
This plain language guide has information on when to harvest vegetables, how to prepare produce for harvest, and safe handling of produce after harvest.
Financing the Farm: Applying for an FSA Loan
This plain language guide has information on the types of FSA loans available, and includes instructions for applying and developing a business plan.
Guide to USDA's NASS End of Season Fruit and Vegetable Inquiry
This plain language helps farmers complete the USDA-NASS End of Season Fruit and Vegetable Survey. The guide explains the survey's purpose and step-by-step instructions for completing the forms.