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Guide to On-Farm Poultry Slaughter | Cornell Small Farms Program

Do you process less than 1000 poultry/year on your farm?

 

This 28-page guide contains sections on the 1000-bird limit exemption, where you can legally sell your birds under this exemption, labeling requirements, sanitary operating procedures and more. It includes several appendices, such as a sample flock record log and a questionnaire that your insurance company may use to assess your knowledge of safe poultry processing practices.

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Organic Foods Picture Slideshow: To Buy or Not to Buy Organic

See which organic fruits and vegetables are worth spending your money on -- and which aren’t worth the extra cost. Plus, learn to understand organic terminology. From WebMD.

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REPORT: 30 Years of the Farming Systems Trial | Rodale Institute

REPORT: 30 Years of the Farming Systems Trial | Rodale Institute | Organic and Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it

30-year study shows organic systems superior to conventional systems. 

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Where Does Your Food Come From? - FoodRoutes

Where Does Your Food Come From? - FoodRoutes | Organic and Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it

Publications promoting buy local..

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Florida Ag in the Classroom :: FAITC  ::  Agriculture Keeps Florida Green

Florida Ag in the Classroom :: FAITC  ::  Agriculture Keeps Florida Green | Organic and Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it

Gardening for Grades

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Sustainable Agriculture: Information Access Tools

Sustainable Agriculture: Information Access Tools | Organic and Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it

Sustainable Agriculture resources from the national ag library. 

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Organic Farming: ATTRA - National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service

Organic Farming: ATTRA - National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service | Organic and Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it
The Organic Farming section addresses fruits, vegetables, agronomic crops, livestock, soils, certification, marketing, pest control, value-added enterprises, post-harvest handling, and greenhouse production.
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How to Save Seeds for Next Season: Organic Gardening

How to Save Seeds for Next Season: Organic Gardening | Organic and Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it
The time-honored tradition of saving seeds is one of the best ways to feel completely connected to the circle of life. Find out how easy it is to let this year's harvest be next year's seed start.

 

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http://www.organicgardening.com/learn-and-grow/saving-seeds-for-next-season?cm_mmc=OGNews-_-975464-_-07182012-_-saving_seeds_for_next_season_readmore


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Online Planning Tool Aides in Developing Local Food Systems / Press Releases / News and Media / Southern SARE - SARE

Online Planning Tool Aides in Developing Local Food Systems / Press Releases / News and Media / Southern SARE - SARE | Organic and Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it

Communities throughout Virginia and North Carolina interested in developing a local food system have access to an online planning tool that allows them to identify their assets and effectively assess the factors required for developing and implementing a system that supports healthy food, enhances local businesses, and conserves the environment.

 

AWESOME. I've been working on developing something similar for Florida.

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The How-To’s of WWOOF’ing

The How-To’s of WWOOF’ing | Organic and Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it

WWOOF stands for Worldwide Opportunities On Organic Farms, and it is a network of organic farms and volunteers working for first-hand knowledge, room and board, and a unique travel experience around the world. 

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marketshare | Home

Software for determining your farmers market's potential market share. 

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Communicator's Toolkit - FoodRoutes

"Where does your food come from? Recipies for Communicating Effectively About American Agriculture."

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Sustainable Organic - Integrated Pest Management – Solutions for Your Life - UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

Sustainable Organic - Integrated Pest Management – Solutions for Your Life - UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences | Organic and Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it

Good list of organic/sustainable ag sources specific to Florida.

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On-Farm Food Safety Project | Discover best practices for your farm

On-Farm Food Safety Project | Discover best practices for your farm | Organic and Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it

Create a Food Safety plan for your farm. 

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How to Go Organic - Resource for transitioning to organic

How to Go Organic - Resource for transitioning to organic | Organic and Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it

A guide for farmers, growers, and processors to making the transition to organic. Brought to you by the Organic Trade Association.

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IFOAM | Growing Organic | Arguments in Favor of Organic Agriculture

IFOAM | Growing Organic | Arguments in Favor of Organic Agriculture | Organic and Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it
Arguments in Favor of Organic Agriculture...
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Biodynamic Gardening - Organic Gardening - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Biodynamic Gardening - Organic Gardening - MOTHER EARTH NEWS | Organic and Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it

Learn how biodynamic gardening (or permaculture, or French Intensive gardening) can help you harvest the highest possible yield in the smallest possible space.

 

Read more: http://www.motherearthnews.com/organic-gardening/biodynamic-gardening-zmaz80jfzraw.aspx#ixzz1ylg2nZSN


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