Information on organic farming of agronomic crops, including certification, using organic nutrient sources and crop insurance options.
If winter manure spreading is absolutely unavoidable, follow these requirements to do it legally.
By Elsa Sanchez, Ph.D., Tom L. Richard, Ph.D.
This guide is intended to help growers interpret soil test recommendations for using organic nutrient sources. The information presented applies to both organic and conventional farms.
By Kristy Borrelli Length7:24
This presentation will help you to identify many useful resources and decide if organic certification is appropriate for your farm business.
By Sjoerd Willem Duiker, Ph.D., CCA
Soil compaction is the reduction of soil volume due to external factors; this reduction lowers soil productivity and environmental quality.
By Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D.
Multi-peril crop insurance is a valuable risk management tool that allows farmers to insure against losses due to adverse weather conditions, price fluctuations, and unavoidable pests and diseases.
This article outlines basic recipes for potting media and research on organic transplant production.
Successful weed management can make or break a new organic farm. These steps will help you get the upper hand on weeds.
By Gregory W. Roth, Ph.D.
Over the past several years, the demand for organic corn has been increasing in our region.
By Lynn James, MS, RDN, LDN, Whitney DePowell, MPH, MCHES
The term "organic" refers to foods that have been farmed and produced according to the standards of the USDA's National Organic Program (NOP).
More Guides and Publications
By Charles White, Mary Barbercheck, Ph.D., William S. Curran, Ph.D. Pages246
Case studies of successful organic crop farmers in the Northeast and information on organic farming practices.