Fundamentals of IPM: Greenhouses & Hoophouses

This webinar addresses the key building blocks of an IPM approach to farm management, focusing on methods farmers can utilize in greenhouses and hoop houses, through the experience of Peace Tree Farm.

Pastured Pork Fundamentals

Learn about the pitfalls and rewards of raising pigs on pasture in rotation with other crops, including strategies for feed, bedding, fencing, shelter, pasture management, and crop rotation.  

Grass-fed Genetics

What makes a good grass-fed cow? Learn about the genetics and breeding for the grass-fed animal.

COVID-19 Forum: Safe Farmers Markets for Cities

During this forum for cities, municipalities, and market managers, you’ll learn how others have opened and navigated the logistics of safely opening farmers markets within their own locales.

COVID-19 Farmer Forum: Discussion With Pa. Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding

Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and Pennsylvania Agriculture Deputy Secretary Cheryl Cook provide an update on how agriculture is faring in the state during the pandemic and respond to farmers’ questions. 

Grass, Grain & the Developing Rumen

How does grain affect rumen development in the pre-weaned calf?

Aggregation, Distribution & Delivery

A weekly virtual forum for farmers and markets as we work together to adapt our operations and business plans during the coronavirus pandemic.

New COVID-19 Financial Support Available to Farmers

What financial assistance is available to farms and small businesses impacted by COVID-19?

Transitioning to Online Sales

To weather the coronavirus pandemic, many farms and markets are turning to selling their products online.

Accessing Farmland 101

Learn best practices for leasing land, what to consider when purchasing land, and how agricultural easements can help secure land for the long term.

COVID-19 Financial Assistance for Farms & Small Businesses

What financial assistance is available to farms and small businesses impacted by COVID-19?

Listening Session: H-2A Farm Workers & COVID-19

During this farmer listening session, Alyssa Charney from Pa. Senator Bob Casey’s office and John Hollay from United Fresh Produce respond to questions and listen to concerns about the impact of COVID-19 on H-2A farm workers.

COVID-19 Guidelines for Farmers & Markets

During this webinar, we review guidelines on COVID-19 for farmers, markets, and related ag businesses. 

Insights on Common Soil Health Challenges

Through our Soil Health Benchmark Study, we’re discovering soil health problems farmers are facing. During this webinar, we review several common soil health challenges and explore how farmers are working to fix them.

Developing an Effective Employee Handbook

When you have employees on your farm, implementing best labor management practices is key to both creating a hospitable work environment and meeting your farm’s production needs.

Introduction to the Soil Health Benchmark Study

During this webinar, we’ll explain how you can participate in our Soil Health Benchmark Study, which will help you not only implement more sustainable soil management techniques but also maximize yields and profits.

Whole Farm Management with FarmOS

They say “What gets measured, gets managed.” Given that there is a lot to manage on a working farm, effective record-keeping tools are essential to the success of any farm business.

Introduction to Agritainment Law

Agritainment can diversify and add revenue to your farm business. However, whether you host U-Pick crops, fall festivals, farm dinners, weddings, or other on-site events, bringing the public onto your farm also brings risk.

Hands-On Soil Health

Learn about our Soil Health Benchmark Study and how you can participate.

Integrating Grazing in the Modern Dairy

The economics and logic behind management decisions on a third-generation dairy farm.