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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.

2020 Farm Innovations

Check out unique tunnels to prevent downy mildew, a bevy of post-harvest processing devices, and simple yet powerful planting strategies.

An environmental assessment of grass-based dairy

We used a whole-farm model to evaluate environmental footprints of all-grass, grass supplemented with grain, and confinement dairy production systems in the temperate climate of the northeastern U.S.

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.

Fundamentals of IPM: Perspectives from the Orchard

In this webinar, Ike Kershner shares his evolution in thought and application of IPM principles at North Star Orchard, from the farm’s beginning nearly 30 years ago to the present day.

Fundamentals of IPM: Weed Management Panel

A discussion on IPM approaches to weed control, including tools, preparation, and the “weed the soil, not the crop” concept, which has influenced organic farmers around the world for more than 30 years.

Biosecurity for Pastured Pork Farms

Establishing biosecurity protocols on your farm helps keep animals healthy by preventing the spread of pathogens—even in the muddiest of pastures!

Fundamentals of IPM: Recognizing & Managing Disease in Vegetable Crops

In this webinar, we review both common and some not-so-common diseases in the most important vegetable crops in the Northeast and Upper Mid-Atlantic.