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Building a Risk Management Toolkit for New and Beginning Farmers - Articles Articles
There are many tools for risk management available for new and beginning farmers. More
Mowing the sudex cover crop at the blueberry site at Five Elements Farm. The sudex was sown to compete against weeds, and was incorporated to add organic matter to the soil. Photo by J. Bozzelli.
Adding Small Fruits to Your Small Farm - Articles Articles

Adding Small Fruits to Your Small Farm

Marley E Skinner, Robert Pollock, Mike Basedow

Consider diversifying your farm by adding small fruit like blueberries or strawberries. More
Knowing how to use insurance properly can be confusing. Photo Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/striatic/2144933705
Why Bother With Insurance? Tools to Hone Your Insurance Risk Management Plan - Articles Articles
With the high risk exposure in agribusiness, insurance policy options should be carefully considered for proper coverage. This article provides helpful tips for proactive insurance management. More
Tomato late blight. Photo credit Beth Gugino, Penn State Plant Pathology.
Plant Disease Basics - The Disease Triangle - Articles Articles

Plant Disease Basics - The Disease Triangle

乐动体育注册 Beth K. Gugino, Ph.D.

Disease management begins with the fundamental understanding the three factors must be present and interact for disease to develop. More
Pre-Operational Checks for Tractors
Pre-Operational Checks for Tractors - Articles Articles

Pre-Operational Checks for Tractors

Dennis Murphy, Ph.D.

New and experienced growers alike may often overlook the importance of regular equipment checks and maintenance during the heat of the season. More
Scouting frequently and regularly could save your crop.
Scouting for Pests and Diseases - Articles Articles

Scouting for Pests and Diseases

Emelie Swackhamer, Tianna DuPont

Plant, weed, hoe, cultivate, water, plant, fertilize, water . . . No time to stop and take a close look for pests and diseases? Take a few minutes. It could save your crop. More
Scouting frequently and regularly could save your crop.
Scouting for Pests and Diseases in Vegetable Crops - Articles Articles

Scouting for Pests and Diseases in Vegetable Crops

乐动体育注册 Emelie Swackhamer

Plant, weed, hoe, cultivate, water, plant, fertilize, water... No time to stop and take a close look for pests and diseases? Take a few minutes. It could save your crop. More