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Forest Farming: Ginseng

Ginseng is one of Pennsylvania’s most valuable woodland crops.

Growing & Selling More Marketable Tomatoes

Three experts from the tomato industry share their insights on how to get the most out of your tomato crop.

Fiber Farming: Growing Flax & Making Linen

Philadelphia textile artist Heidi Barr discusses her 2020 pilot project at Kneehigh Farm: growing and harvesting flax for making fine linen.

Updates on the USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

With recent changes in 2021, it’s easier than ever to apply for funding from the USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program!

Listening Session: What’s Next for Small Meat Processors?

We gathered small meat producers, processors, and policy-makers for a continuing conversation about how to build capacity in the local supply chain.

Dairy Grazing Strategies for Optimal Nutrition

Get a veterinarian’s perspective on the nutritional needs of dairy cows.

Pick Lists & Packing Hacks: Simplifying Online Order Fulfilment

Learn tips and tricks for streamlining your packing process.

E-Commerce Roundtable: What Works & What Doesn’t

We gathered farmers for a candid conversation about their experiences with e-commerce platforms. 

Listening Session: What’s Next for Industrial Hemp

We gathered leaders from across the supply chain for this roundtable discussion about the challenges and opportunities facing industrial hemp in the region.

Soil Health Benchmarks 2021 Report

What are the soil samples, field management records, and first-hand experiences from 100+ farms telling us about soil health?

How State & Federal Programs Supported Farmers in the Northeast Through the Pandemic

This report examines the value that state and federal policies have provided to farmers throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Listening Session: Meat Processing

We invited meat processors, farmers, and agency and non-profit staff to share their experiences and suggested solutions for alleviating problems in the current supply chain.

Meeting Your Market: An E-Commerce Demonstration

Online sales are becoming an essential part of running an essential business.

Contributing to & Benefiting from the Pa. Charitable Food System

Learn all about the Pennsylvania Agricultural Surplus System (PASS), a program that reimburses farmers for contributing food to the state’s charitable food system.

Farm & Land Transition Strategies

One of the biggest obstacles for beginning farmers is finding land on which to grow their farm businesses.

Listening Session: On-Farm Solar Energy

Are you interested in helping to scale up the renewable energy economy with on-farm solar energy?

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.

Fundamentals of IPM: In the Field

Taking Integrated Pest Management techniques into the field all season long can prevent headaches and improve your farm’s profitability.

Farm Incubator Programs: Three Approaches

Farm incubator programs offer a lower-risk, more financially accessible path toward starting a farm.

Water Farming: Managing Agricultural Lands for Clean & Safe Water

Per dollar spent, improving agricultural practices is one of our best investments toward clean and safe water.

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