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Managing Weeds in Vegetable Crops: Prevention & Intervention

Don’t let weeds get the best of your fields.

Hoop House Design & Construction

Learn about the dos and don’ts for placing and assembling your tunnels.

Listening Session: Siting & Design for Farm-Based Solar

What rules and tools should guide the development of alternative energy on farmland?

2021 Farm Innovations

Check out planting techniques—including a living fence—and harvest equipment to save time, trips, and back aches.

Using Tarps to Control Weeds & Reduce Tillage

“Tarping” or covering the soil with plastic silage tarps is becoming a popular weed management strategy for smaller scale vegetable farms.

Financial Benchmarks for Direct-Market Vegetable Farms: 2021 Report

Our report is the most comprehensive review of direct-market vegetable farm finances to date.

Listening Session: What Can We Do About Pesticide Drift?

What can you do when pesticide contamination from a neighboring farm threatens the health and financial viability of your farm?

Do Healthy Soils Grow Healthier Food?

It seems logical that healthier soil could grow healthier food. But how do we measure this and demonstrate it scientifically?

Plant Nutrition for Urban Soils

Urban soils can pose unique challenges for growers. Learn how to identify and address your soil’s quality and health issues.

Urban & Suburban Land Access

Farmers and community gardeners share their first-hand experiences of finding and securing land to grow on.

Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Audit

Jeff Bertram, an Inspector from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, walks us through a GAP audit at Who Cooks for You Farm in New Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

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.

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