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Managing Squash Bugs in Organic Farming Systems

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 22, 2014

eOrganic author:William E. Snyder, Department of Entomology, Washington State University - PullmanThis article examines the biology and management of squash...

Direct Marketing Channels & Strategy for Organic Products

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 22, 2014

eOrganic author:Garry Stephenson, Oregon State UniversityFarmers approach direct marketing in a variety of ways using single or multiple channels. The goal...

Organic Plant Disease Management: Thinking Like a System

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 22, 2014

eOrganic author:Mark Boudreau, Hebert Green AgroecologyAn organic grower must learn the art of systems thinking. He or she may not be entirely conscious of...

Using the Power of Persuasion to Influence Student Food Choices

Updated: July 22, 2014

Individuals make thousands of decisions each day and are faced with hundreds of food choices. If we had to stop and analyze every decision completely we...

Direct Marketing Introduction for Organic Farms

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 22, 2014

eOrganic authors:Garry Stephenson, Oregon State UniversityLarry Lev, Oregon State UniversityFarm direct marketing involves selling a product from the farm...

Annie's Project: Empowering Farm and Ranch Women

Updated: July 22, 2014

Women are more involved in managing agricultural businesses than ever before. Whether women are working day-to-day in the farm business or contributing...

Archived Webcasts, Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: July 22, 2014

Each archive page contains video clips, presentation slides, written summaries of the question and answer session (when available), and links to additional...

Chronological Webcast Archive

Animal Manure Management Updated: July 22, 2014

Live Webcast Information

Animal Manure Management Updated: July 22, 2014

The next webcast will be titled "Livestock Mortality Composting – Beyond the Basics Part 1" and will be held on August 15, 2014 at 2:30 pm (eastern). More...

Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center Webcast Series

Animal Manure Management Updated: July 22, 2014

The Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center offers a free monthly webcast on a variety of issues related to animal manure management.

Upcoming Webcasts - Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: July 22, 2014

Past webcasts are available at Webcast ArchiveThe one-hour webcast seminars are typically held on the third Friday of each month at 2:30 pm (eastern), 1:30...

Managing Biosecurity to Control Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv)

Animal Manure Management Updated: July 22, 2014

The appearance of the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PED) in North America presents significant challenges for manure applicators. Since the virus is...

Disease Management in Organic Seed Production

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 22, 2014

eOrganic authors:Lindsey du Toit, Washington State UniversityEmily Gatch, Washington State UniversityThis is an Organic Seed Resource Guide article.Diseases...

Summer Food Safety

It’s important to take food safety seriously all the time, and extra vigilance in the summer may be necessary as foodborne illnesses increase during the...

Organic Poultry Production Systems

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 22, 2014

This is an eOrganic article and was reviewed for compliance with National Organic Program regulations by members of the eOrganic community. Always check with...

Nutrient Requirements for Organic Egg-laying Ducks

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 22, 2014

eOrganic author:Dr. Jacquie Jacob Ph.D., University of KentuckyMany people have claimed that duck eggs are creamier and higher in nutritional value than...

Grape Insect Management Overview

Grapes Updated: July 22, 2014

For basic information, see...       Regional guides       More information through eXtensionThere are numerous resources for general insect management on...

Grapes CoP State Newsletters

Grapes Updated: July 22, 2014

Grape Newsletters - University of California, DavisAppellation Cornell - Cornell UniversityNew England Grape Notes - Univ. of MassachusettsThe Midwest...

Using Social Media to Market Your Winery

Grapes Updated: July 22, 2014

Three Keys to Successful Marketing       Blogs       Facebook & Twitter       Summary       Referencesby Conch Beery, Texas Tech University, and Brent...

Hail Damage on Grapes

Grapes Updated: July 22, 2014

Hail Formation       Effects of Damage       Management       More InfoEric Stafne, Mississippi State UniversityHail is generally associated with spring...

Overview of Vineyard Floor Management

Grapes Updated: July 22, 2014

Weed Management       Soil Conservation       Water Management       Mulching       More InfoPatty Skinkis, Oregon State UniversityThere are a number of...

Increasing Customer Satisfaction Improves Tasting Room Sales

Grapes Updated: July 22, 2014

Miguel Gomez, assistant professor of horticultural marketing at Cornell University, conducted a study measuring customer satisfaction based on attributes of...

Monitoring Grapevine Nutrition

Grapes Updated: July 22, 2014

      Benefits of Tissue Analysis       Implementing a Tissue Analysis Program       Collecting Samples       Interpreting Test Results       Nutrient...

Hungry for Change: Partnering with Small Food Retailers to Increase Healthy Food Access

By Kara Lubischer, University of Missouri Extension and Kay Gasen, University of Missouri – St. Louis For many Americans, buying healthy foods is as simple...

Organic Vegetable Production: Farm Case Studies, Systems Descriptions, and Farmer Interviews

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 21, 2014

eOrganic authors:Alex Stone, Oregon State UniversityJohn McQueen, Oregon State UniversityExperienced organic farmers are experts - they know how to manage...

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