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Good News: Comments to USDA Favor Livestock Limits
78% say limit the size of farms eligible for EQIP funds, according to a survey
by the National Campaign for Sustainable Agriculture.
Today's Bad News: Pork 'Spy' Funds Questioned
Alternative Agriculture News
March edition from the Henry A. Wallace Institute. President's 1998 budget
maintains sustainable ag funding, and other news.
Thoughts On Economic 'Inevitability'
by Gene Logsdon. Are you growing 300-bushel corn? That's not the only bad
prediction ag economists have made.
Thompson On-Farm Research, 1996 Report
A summary from this pioneering Iowa family.
Build A Freeze-Resistant Stock Tank
Low-cost way to keep water flowing in winter.
Gear Up For Grazing How N.Y.
graziers profit more from pastures.
More recent additions to this site
Hot Link: The Truth About Alar
Was the scare just a hoax? Not according to
Rachel's Environment and Health Weekly
Tells us about your farm!
-- So we can serve you better.
Grain and Beans -- Cost-cutting production systems for
Livestock -- Tips and
techniques to help keep stock healthy and productive.
Grazing -- Management-intensive practices to boost
High-Value Farming --
Grow fruits and vegetables for less, and sell them for more.
Cover Crops -- Improve soil, cut fertilizer and
Compost & Manure--
Manage wastes to make the most of these soil-building resources.
Agroforestry -- Trees and perennials bring permanent
profits to your farm.
On-Farm Energy --
How to use less and make more.
Search this site -- Coming soon, a search engine for
Marketplace -- Products that
help you farm more profitably and sustainably.
-- Buy, sell or trade on the Internet.
|News & Views|
News & Events -- Catch up on the latest sustainable
farming news and upcoming events.
-- Stay on top of legislation that affects how you farm.
Rural Writings -- Commentary and views (sometimes
humorous) from the countryside.
Growing for Market -- Taps value-added marketing
opportunities for produce, crops, livestock. CSAs, farmers markets, direct
marketing and more.
Market Connection --
Linking farmers with brokers, processors and markets.
Q & A -- Moderated discussion threads on
production, marketing and other topics.
contacts-- Get in touch with neighbors who can help.
Coffee Shop -- Visit with other farmers.
Other Links -- Your gateway to sustainable farming
information on the Internet.
Welcome to Sustainable Farming Horizons!
If you're looking for ways to increase profits from your farm while cutting
chemicals, building healthy soil and protecting the environment, you've come to
the right place.
This site -- conceived and managed by former staff
members of The New Farm magazine -- will help you tame costs, add value
to what you sell and keep you informed of the latest news from the sustainable
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