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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.

2019 Farm Innovations

Check out field tools that harness alternative sources of energy, record-keeping and business management software, and impressively efficient organization strategies.

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.

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.

Farmland leasing & purchasing arrangements

Are you planning to lease or purchase farmland? Or are you preparing to transition your farm property to new owners?

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.

Exploring Connections Between Soil Health & Nutrition at Blackberry Meadows Farm

Can soil health influence the nutritional value of produce?

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

Farmers collaborate to troubleshoot stagnant organic matter levels.

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.

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.

Create a Meat Processing Facility Business Plan

Write and implement a meat-processing business plan that meets the needs of small-scale, sustainable farmers.