What's New Archive: July 2007 - June 2008

07/20/2007Grazefest 2007
 Pasture-Based Livestock Research
 Electric Fence Review
 Learning for Sustainability
08/03/2007National Farmers' Market Week
08/07/2007Organic Farm Business Management Report (PDF)
 Food Miles--Comparative Energy/Emissions Performance (PDF)
 Herd Health in Alternative Swine Systems
 U of MN Extension Forages Website
09/04/07Impact of Flooding on Organic Food and Fields (DOC)
 Sow the Seeds Flood Relief Fund
 PastureLand Co-op at American Cheese Society Competition
10/05/07Managing Cover Crops Profitably
 Organic Farming and Marketing Bibliography
 Farmer-Lender Mediation
 Farmers’ Guide to Wind Energy
10/10/07Trouble Downstream: Upgrading Conservation Compliance
10/23/07Climate Change, Biofuels, and Global Food Security (PDF)
 Disaster Readiness and Recovery: Legal Considerations for Organic Farmers
 Starved for Access: Life in Rural America’s Food Deserts
 Mississippi River Quality and the Clean Water Act
10/24/07Grass Fed Labeling Standards
10/29/07Nutrient Levels in U.S. Food Supply Eroded by Pursuit of High Yields (PDF)
11/06/07Government Support for Ethanol and Biodiesel in the United States
11/26/07Biofuels: An Important Part of a Low-Carbon Diet
 Heartland Mill Profile
 Nitrogen Fertilizers Deplete Soil Organic Carbon
 Meat Goats – Interview with Peg Fultz
12/05/07Cropland Concentration & Government Payments
 New Applied Sustainability Center at Univ. of Arkansas
 Whole Foods Market Local Producer Loan Program
12/19/07Plant Information Online
01/02/08Integrating Conservation and Commodity Program Payments
 The End of Cheap Food
 Farm-to-School Routes
 KAXE Radio Interview with Al Jabs of Red Barn Farm
01/22/08KAXE Radio Interview with Carol Ford, “Garden Goddess”
1/29/083rd Crop Producer Meetings with Rural Advantage
 International Assessment of Agricultural Science and Technology for Development
 Modelling Biofuel Production as an Infectious Growth on Food Production
 Feeding the Factory Farm
02/13/08Youngest Grocer in America
 Local Food Hero Radio Show
 Small Farm Success Stories (PDF)
 Food Artists of the Year—Shepherd's Way Farm
03/03/08Rodale Institute Online Organic Transition Course
 Grocery Store Survey of Organic Food Purchases (PDF)
 Minnesota Department of Agriculture Organic Marketing Report (PDF)
 Policy Guide on Community and Regional Food Planning
03/05/08Johnson Undergraduate Research Internship
03/12/08Mill City Market General Store
03/26/08Meat Processing HACCP Sample Plans
 Leopold Center Marketing & Food Systems Research
04/17/082008 Directory of Minnesota Organic Farms
 Ruminant Nutrition for Graziers
04/22/08Small Meat Processors Guidebook (Iowa)
 Bovine TB in Minnesota
 Minnesota SARE Mini-Grants & Travel Grants
05/15/08Minnesota's Bubble Economy
 Guides to Help Farmers Negotiate Organic Dairy Contracts
 Feeding Byproducts of Ethanol (PDF)
05/20/08CAFOs Uncovered
 Dairy Goat Management Best Practices
06/10/08Minnesota Memorandum of Understanding on Organic Agriculture
 Agricultural Plastics Recycling Pilot Project
 AGSI Agricultural Plastics Recycling Plant in Savage, MN
 Organic High Tunnel Research at Lamberton, MN
 Follow That French Fry: Food Miles and Roadway Damage (PDF)
06/23/08Farmers' Guide to Disaster Assistance
 Fuel Efficiency in Local Food Distribution