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  • How to Direct Market Your Beef
    Extension Survey Results Fellows Search for Excellence Programs Conferences Pacific Island Conference Ag Infrastructure National Conference on Cover Crops and Soil Health Subregional Stakeholder Conferences Strengthening Agriculture s Infrastructure Conference Water Conference Western SARE Event Calendar News from the West Newsletters Join Our Mailing List For the Media Western SARE Logo About Us How We Work Administrative Council SARE Staff Western SARE Goals State Coordinators What is Sustainable Agriculture Historical Timeline Vision and Mission Home Learning Center Books How to Direct Market Your Beef How to Direct Market Your Beef Looking for something different Search the Learning Center Back to Search Results How to Direct Market Your Beef Online Version Free Download File 1 92 MB Online Text Version Print Version 14 95 Download this image How to Direct Market Your Beef portrays how one couple used its family s ranch to launch a profitable grass based beef operation focused on direct market sales From slaughtering to packaging through labeling and advertising Jan and Will Holder transform their real life experiences to a compelling narrative rich with practical tips Product specs Format Books Year 2005 Length 96 Pages How to order Online Version Free Download File 1 92 MB Online Text Version Print Version 14 95 Order by phone 301 779 1007 Visit How to Order for bulk discount and shipping rates additional ordering options order tracking information and more This publication is distributed by SARE Outreach Tags Animal Production Bovine Cooperatives Farm Business Management Farmers Markets Farm Stands Feed Forage Genetics Livestock Livestock Breeding Local and Regional Food Systems Market Study Marketing Management Meat Processing Meat Processing Facilities Meat Product Quality Safety Sales to Retail Restaurants Related Resources 2005 Annual Report The New American Farmer 2nd Edition 2011 2012 Report from the Field Sustainable Livestock Grazing Management Publication Read

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  • How to Manage the Blue Orchard Bee
    Extension Survey Results Fellows Search for Excellence Programs Conferences Pacific Island Conference Ag Infrastructure National Conference on Cover Crops and Soil Health Subregional Stakeholder Conferences Strengthening Agriculture s Infrastructure Conference Water Conference Western SARE Event Calendar News from the West Newsletters Join Our Mailing List For the Media Western SARE Logo About Us How We Work Administrative Council SARE Staff Western SARE Goals State Coordinators What is Sustainable Agriculture Historical Timeline Vision and Mission Home Learning Center Books How to Manage the Blue Orchard Bee How to Manage the Blue Orchard Bee Looking for something different Search the Learning Center Back to Search Results How to Manage the Blue Orchard Bee Online Version Free Download File 824 15 kB Download this image In recent years the blue orchard bee BOB has become established as an alternative orchard pollinator in North America With a strong preference for fruit trees BOBs are highly efficient pollinators in fact just 250 300 females will pollinate an entire acre of apples or almonds BOBs forage and pollinate under cloudy skies and at lower temperatures than most other bees They are easy to manage and rarely sting To learn how to manage BOBs for successful orchard pollination consult this guide from the USDA ARS Bee Biology and Systematics Laboratory Learn about BOB natural history Building nesting materials Rearing and wintering populations Field management for maximum pollination Deterring parasites and predators Product specs Format Books Year 2002 Length 87 Pages How to order Online Version Free Download File 824 15 kB Only available online Tags Almonds Apples Beekeeping Bees Cherries Crop Production Fruit Livestock Nuts Pears Pest Management Physical Control Pollination Pollinator Habitat Pollinator Health Traps Related Resources Managing Alternative Pollinators 2006 2007 Biennial Report 2015 2016 Report from the Field Sustainable Livestock Grazing Management Publication Read

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  • Land and Power
    Program Apply for a PDP Grant Materials for State Coordinators About the PDP State Coordinators State and Protectorate Pages Regional Extension Survey Results Fellows Search for Excellence Programs Conferences Pacific Island Conference Ag Infrastructure National Conference on Cover Crops and Soil Health Subregional Stakeholder Conferences Strengthening Agriculture s Infrastructure Conference Water Conference Western SARE Event Calendar News from the West Newsletters Join Our Mailing List For the Media Western SARE Logo About Us How We Work Administrative Council SARE Staff Western SARE Goals State Coordinators What is Sustainable Agriculture Historical Timeline Vision and Mission Home Learning Center Books Land and Power Land and Power Looking for something different Search the Learning Center Back to Search Results Land and Power Sustainable Agriculture and African Americans Online Version Free Download File 11 99 MB Download this image Land and Power Sustainable Agriculture and African Americans features a selection of the presentations posters discussions and performances that made up this extraordinary joyous event The authors capture the perspectives of various Black American cultural leaders about land and power as they relate to sustainable agriculture and Black American traditions Land and Power places African American farmers their cultural traditions and the historical circumstances they have faced squarely in the forefront of the sustainable agriculture movement Product specs Format Books Year 2009 Length 216 Pages How to order Online Version Free Download File 11 99 MB Only available online Tags Agronomic Cotton Ethnic Differences Cultural and Demographic Change Natural Resources Environment Peanuts Sustainable Communities Underserved Minority Audiences Related Resources Youth Renewing the Countryside The New American Farmer 2nd Edition Managing Cover Crops Profitably 3rd Edition Sustainable Livestock Grazing Management Publication Read Western SARE s From the Field publication Sustainable Livestock Grazing Management This report highlights four successful Western SARE funded projects addressing livestock grazing on

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  • Local Harvest
    Conference Ag Infrastructure National Conference on Cover Crops and Soil Health Subregional Stakeholder Conferences Strengthening Agriculture s Infrastructure Conference Water Conference Western SARE Event Calendar News from the West Newsletters Join Our Mailing List For the Media Western SARE Logo About Us How We Work Administrative Council SARE Staff Western SARE Goals State Coordinators What is Sustainable Agriculture Historical Timeline Vision and Mission Home Learning Center Books Local Harvest Local Harvest Looking for something different Search the Learning Center Back to Search Results Local Harvest A Multifarm CSA Handbook Online Version Free Download File 1 87 MB Download this image Local Harvest A Multifarm CSA Handbook offers straightforward guidance on cooperative marketing an innovative practice that is helping CSAs stay strong and viable over the long term This 130 page book details how farmers in CSA cooperatives can best work together to market their produce including advice on staffing volunteer boards distribution legal topics and other practical information Want more information See the related SARE grant s FNE04 514 A Book on Why and How to Run Cooperative CSA Product specs Format Books Case Studies Project Products Year 2010 Length 126 Pages Location New Hampshire North Central Northeast South West How to order Online Version Free Download File 1 87 MB Only available online Tags Community Supported Agriculture Cooperatives Farm Business Management Marketing Management This material is based upon work that is supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture U S Department of Agriculture through the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education SARE program Any opinions findings conclusions or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author s and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U S Department of Agriculture or SARE Related Resources Organic Transition Living on the Land Trained Sheep Grazing Vineyard Floor

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  • Manage Insects on Your Farm
    from the West Newsletters Join Our Mailing List For the Media Western SARE Logo About Us How We Work Administrative Council SARE Staff Western SARE Goals State Coordinators What is Sustainable Agriculture Historical Timeline Vision and Mission Home Learning Center Books Manage Insects on Your Farm Manage Insects on Your Farm Looking for something different Search the Learning Center Back to Search Results Manage Insects on Your Farm A Guide to Ecological Strategies Online Version Free Download File 3 46 MB Online Text Version Print Version 15 95 Download this image While every farming system is unique the principles of ecological pest management apply universally Manage Insects on Your Farm highlights ecological strategies that improve your farm s natural defenses and encourage beneficial insects to attack your worst pests Learn about the principles of ecologically based pest management and the strategies of farmers around the world to address insect problems Minimize insect damage with wise soil management and identify beneficial insects to put these good bugs to work for you Examples of successful pest management strategies sprinkled throughout the book will stimulate your imagination to develop a more complex more diverse ecosystem on your farm Product specs Format Books Year 2005 Length 128 Pages How to order Online Version Free Download File 3 46 MB Online Text Version Print Version 15 95 Order by phone 301 779 1007 Visit How to Order for bulk discount and shipping rates additional ordering options order tracking information and more This publication is distributed by SARE Outreach Tags Agroecosystems Agronomic Biodiversity Biological Control Chemical Control Conservation Tillage Corn Cover Crops Crop Production Crop Rotation Cropping Systems Cultural Control Fertilizers Fruit Habitat enhancement Hedgerows Intercropping Mulches Natural Resources Environment No Till Nutrient Management Organic Agriculture Organic Fertilizers Organic Matter Pest Management Pollination Pollinator Habitat Soil

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  • Managing Alternative Pollinators
    SARE Goals State Coordinators What is Sustainable Agriculture Historical Timeline Vision and Mission Home Learning Center Books Managing Alternative Pollinators Managing Alternative Pollinators Looking for something different Search the Learning Center Back to Search Results Managing Alternative Pollinators A Handbook for Beekeepers Growers and Conservationists Online Version Free Download File 4 96 MB Print Version 28 00 Download this image Managing Alternative Pollinators A Handbook for Beekeepers Growers and Conservationists is a first of its kind step by step full color guide for rearing and managing bumble bees mason bees leafcutter bees and other bee species that provide pollination alternatives to the rapidly declining honey bee Written by Eric Mader of the Xerces Society Pollinator Conservation Program Professor of Entomology Marla Spivak and Elaine Evans author of Befriending Bumble Bees the book includes expert information on the business and biology of pollination and how to guidance on raising the alternative bee species The book is ideal for Beekeepers Detailed information on each alternative pollinator s biology disease pest and chemical susceptibility and step by step instructions on how to rear and manage Growers Guidance for understanding the business of pollination matching pollinators to crops and deciding how best to pollinate for successful agriculture and pollinator protection Concerned Citizens Easy to understand accounts of the honey bee s plight the business of pollination and what we all can do to protect pollinators and our food systems Product specs Format Books Year 2010 Length 158 Pages Author s Eric Mader Marla Spivak Elaine Evans How to order Online Version Free Download File 4 96 MB Print Version 28 00 Order by phone 301 779 1007 Visit How to Order for bulk discount and shipping rates additional ordering options order tracking information and more This publication is distributed by SARE Outreach Tags Agronomic

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  • Managing Cover Crops Profitably, 3rd Edition
    Crops Profitably 3rd Edition Managing Cover Crops Profitably 3rd Edition Looking for something different Search the Learning Center Back to Search Results Managing Cover Crops Profitably 3rd Edition Online Version Free Download File 5 66 MB Online Text Version Print Version 19 00 Download this image Managing Cover Crops Profitably explores how and why cover crops work and provides all the information needed to build cover crops into any farming operation Along with detailed management information on the most commonly used species including grasses grains brassicas and mustards and legumes Managing Cover Crops Profitably offers chapters on the role of cover crops in broader topics such as crop rotations pests and conservation tillage It also has appendices on seed suppliers and regional experts This is the best book I have ever read It uses science to explain complex concepts lays out options for different systems and climates and allows innovative farmers to digest the information and make their own intelligent decisions Wolfgang Rougle Twining Tree Farm Cottonwood Calif For Midwestern farmers The information in Managing Cover Crops Profitably formed the foundation of the Midwest Cover Crops Council s Cover Crop Decision Tools which are interactive web based systems to assist farmers in selecting cover crops to include in field crop and vegetable rotations Product specs Format Books Year 2007 Length 244 Pages How to order Online Version Free Download File 5 66 MB Online Text Version Print Version 19 00 Order by phone 301 779 1007 Visit How to Order for bulk discount and shipping rates additional ordering options order tracking information and more This publication is distributed by SARE Outreach Tags Agroecosystems Agronomic Animal Production Annual Ryegrass Barley Biological Control Buckwheat Canola Clovers Conservation Tillage Cotton Cover Crops Crop Production Crop Rotation Cropping Systems Cultural Control Dryland Farming Fallow

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  • Organic Transition
    Island Conference Ag Infrastructure National Conference on Cover Crops and Soil Health Subregional Stakeholder Conferences Strengthening Agriculture s Infrastructure Conference Water Conference Western SARE Event Calendar News from the West Newsletters Join Our Mailing List For the Media Western SARE Logo About Us How We Work Administrative Council SARE Staff Western SARE Goals State Coordinators What is Sustainable Agriculture Historical Timeline Vision and Mission Home Learning Center Books Organic Transition Organic Transition Looking for something different Search the Learning Center Back to Search Results Organic Transition A Business Planner for Farmers Ranchers and Food Entrepreneurs Online Version Free Download File 3 59 MB Print Version 16 00 Download this image Organic food is a booming business The profit potential along with other rewards has farmers ranchers and food business owners across the country considering the switch to organic production But successfully managing your business through the multi year transition process requires careful planning If you are interested in transitioning Organic Transition A Business Planner for Farmers Ranchers and Food Entrepreneurs is the perfect tool to help The Organic Transition Planner will walk you through the development of an actionable business transition plan that is suitable for yourself your management team or a lender While not a comprehensive guide to meeting certification requirements the Organic Transition Planner will help you explore organic transition strategies and decide whether going organic makes sense for your farm or business It can help you explore critical questions such as What are your long term business goals What organic market opportunities are you in a position to exploit How will you acquire the resources you need to make the transition How will you anticipate and deal with challenges as they arise The Organic Transition Planner contains explanations of key concepts real life examples from transitioning farmers and detailed worksheets covering farm operations marketing human resources and finances For ease of use electronic spreadsheets and fillable PDF worksheets are available online with the Organic Transition Planner through the Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture A business planning software program recommended for use with the planner AgPlan is also available online The Organic Transition Planner can be used as a companion to SARE s popular business planning guide Building a Sustainable Business A Guide to Developing a Business Plan for Farms and Rural Businesses Product specs Format Books Year 2015 Length 178 Pages Author s Gigi DiGiacomo Robert P King Dale Nordquist Location North Central Northeast South West How to order Online Version Free Download File 3 59 MB Print Version 16 00 Order by phone 301 779 1007 Visit How to Order for bulk discount and shipping rates additional ordering options order tracking information and more This publication is distributed by SARE Outreach Tags Agricultural Finance Budgets Cost and Returns Business Planning Farm Business Management Financial Management Marketing Management New Enterprise Development Organic Agriculture Organic Certification Risk Management Transitioning to Organic Related Resources Building a Sustainable Business Transitioning to Organic Production Building Sustainable Farms Ranches and Communities Sustainable

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