COVID-19 Resources for Farmers & Markets

The Farmstead Creamery: Consulting for Success

Starting or growing a creamery enterprise can be a promising strategy for realizing financial viability in a challenging market. It’s also a big investment and can hold significant risk.

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Wet Fields Obstruct Operations & Soil Health at Chicano Sol Farm

A vegetable farmer grapples with improving soil health on her persistently wet fields.

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Tough Weather is Tough on Soil: Rebuilding Soil Aggregates at Woodside Vu Farm

We explore how a row crop farm could utilize cover crops to remediate the damaging effects wet weather has had on its soil aggregate stability.

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My Soil Health is Excellent, Now What: Improving Efficiency at Blue Mountain View Farm

A farmer considers how he can improve efficiency—and therefore profit—on his third-generation pastured livestock farm.

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Exploring Connections Between Soil Health & Nutrition at Blackberry Meadows Farm

Can soil health influence the nutritional value of produce?

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Stuck in a Rut: Stagnant Organic Matter Levels at Bending Bridge Farm

Farmers collaborate to troubleshoot stagnant organic matter levels.

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Too Much of a Good Thing: Compost Brings Phosphorus Challenges to Red Earth Farm

Excessive phosphorus has negative consequences for crop yields and the environment.

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