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new research identifies cold weather strategies to avoid respiratory illness in calves

  As winter approaches, research funded by the farmer-driven Northern New York Agricultural Development Program has identified cold weather strategies for attention by regional dairy calf managers. “Winter weather poses a natural challenge to raising young animals. Respiratory illness in calves can negatively impact weight gain, age at their first calving, first lactation milk production, […]

Posted: November 17 2017
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hacking it out

FarmHack, a Greenhorns open-source, easily accessible platform that allows members to interact, debate and build on each other’s innovations to common farm problems, received some great press from Holly Black of Sustainable Food Trust in regards to an event in the UK this past April. Here is an excerpt from the full article: Is technology the […]

Posted: August 17 2015
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young farmers planting futures

Young farmers planting futures in San Mateo County By Max A. Cherney Tony Cozzolino and his wife, Stephanie, are not your typical millennials. While the majority of their peers live in the increasingly connected and tech-savvy Bay Area, the Cozzolinos have chosen another way of life: Farming. Almost entirely by himself, Tony, 28, plants 12 […]

Posted: December 11 2013
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The 2013 New Farmer's Almanac

“Young Farmers of the Apocalypse”The 2013 New Farmer’s Almanac is ready for the future. “Advice and entertainment for those dealing practically with the unknown”   December 21, 2012, Hudson Valley, New York Today, the Greenhorns publication The 2013 New Farmer’s Almanac goes to print for young farmers who intend to build a new food system, one farm at a time. […]

Posted: December 21 2012