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The Scholl Family
Twilight At-Market Workshop at Scholl Orchard - Workshops Workshops
The Scholl family will give a tour of their facility, give a history of their business and explain what makes their business successful. More
Grower Help Needed for Bramble Pricing and Marketing Survey
Grower Help Needed for Bramble Pricing and Marketing Survey - News News
Do you ever wonder how your bramble pricing compares to that of other growers, and how your marketing compares to that of other growers? More
Pennsylvania Mushroom Farmers Lead U.S. in Mushroom Production
Pennsylvania Mushroom Farmers Lead U.S. in Mushroom Production - News News
Last year, Pennsylvania farms produced more than 577 million pounds of white button mushrooms, which accounted for nearly $560 million in sales. More
R. Goodling Penn State
Dairy Outlook: December 2017 - Articles Articles

Dairy Outlook: December 2017

David L. Swartz, Robert C. Goodling, Jr., Timothy Beck, Virginia A. Ishler

The milk price forecast for 2018 is starting to solidify, and good news is hard to find. U.S. milk production growth has slowed, but global supply is still hampering future price increases. More
Women in Dairy Conference
Women in Dairy Conference - Workshops Workshops
Hosted by the Penn State Extension Dairy Team, this year's Women in Dairy Conference promises to be a strong learning and networking opportunity. More
Photo by Tricia Borneman, Blooming Glen Farm
Keeping Produce Fresh: Best Practices for Producers - Articles Articles
Fruit and vegetable producers can follow these best practices for keeping produce fresh and safe in the field, at harvest, and through proper postharvest steps of cooling, washing, storage, and packing. More
Peaches
Peach Production - Articles Articles

Peach Production

Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., Lynn Kime, Robert Crassweller, Ph.D.

The life of the orchard is expected to be at least 20 years, so the initial investment may be spread over a longer period of time than many crops. More
Retail Farm Market School
Retail Farm Market School - Online Courses Online Courses

Retail Farm Market School

9

6 hours

$169.00
This online course teaches the basics of handling, preparing, and selling produce. Learn hands-on strategies to apply at markets and roadside stands. More
Partial Budgeting
Partial Budgeting - Online Courses Online Courses

Partial Budgeting

2

2 hours

$39.00
Partial budgeting is a tool that helps farm managers assess the possible financial impact of a change in resources, such as purchasing new equipment. More
Take Advantage of Your Existing Markets
Take Advantage of Your Existing Markets - Articles Articles
When it comes to the livestock business, or any agricultural enterprise, a broad perspective and an open mind about potential market channels can help strengthen your business. More
Source: Rick Obst, via Flickr https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/
Living on a Few Acres - Workshops Workshops
The Living on a Few Acres program is designed to provide individuals interested in beginning or improving upon an existing, small-scale agricultural operation. More
Photo by Thomas Martinsen
Have You Achieved Tasting Room Loyalty - Videos Videos
To win loyalty, you will need to improve your customers’ tasting room experience. More
Beef Feeding Operation
Beef Feeding Operation - Videos Videos

Beef Feeding Operation

Lynn Kime, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., John W. Comerford

4:08

Producer video describing the benefits, challenges, and marketing opportunities of a beef feeding operation. More
By Denise Krebs (Heirloom tomatoes) [CC BY 2.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Flickr
Sample Tomato Budget: Heirloom Type - Tools and Apps Tools and Apps
Tomato budget for Heirloom type tomatoes. More
By Penny Greb, USDA ARS, via Wikimedia Commons
Sample Tomato Budget: Red Type - Tools and Apps Tools and Apps
Interactive budget for red type tomatoes. More
Planning a Small Meat-Packing Business
Planning a Small Meat-Packing Business - Guides and Publications Guides and Publications
$5.00
Find out what's involved in operating a small meat-packing business. More
Agronomic Marketing
Agronomic Marketing - Articles Articles
How you market your crops may determine if you are profitable or seeking outside funding to continue in business. More
Boarding Horses
Boarding Horses - Articles Articles

Boarding Horses

Donna Foulk, Lynn Kime, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D.

Many people enjoy activities involving horses; however, they don't have the facilities to house their animals. More
Mike Fournier instructs sheep shearing.
Time to Think About Shearing Your Sheep - Articles Articles
The wonderful signs of impending Spring should signal all shepherds that March is also the unofficial start of the sheep shearing season. More
Tasting Room Employee Sensory Training
Tasting Room Employee Sensory Training - Articles Articles

Tasting Room Employee Sensory Training

Michela Centinari, Ph.D.

Understanding wine sensory evaluation to better adapt to consumer preferences aids in producing wines that will be sold successfully in the wine market. More
A Perspective of the Pennsylvania Wine Industry
A Perspective of the Pennsylvania Wine Industry - Articles Articles
Joe Roberts, national wine blogger, discusses PA wine quality as of the 2012 vintage year, how to enhance quality over time, and insights for the future. More
The American Wine Consumer in 2012: A Summary
The American Wine Consumer in 2012: A Summary - Articles Articles
The following is a summary of Patty Held's 2012 EWE presentation on the distinction between two groups of Millennials and how wineries can market to their differences. More
On the Road: Yarnick's Farm
On the Road: Yarnick's Farm - Articles Articles

On the Road: Yarnick's Farm

Elsa Sanchez, Ph.D., Robert Pollock, William Lamont, Jr., Ph.D.

Yarnick’s Farm in Indiana, PA includes 250 acres of outdoor production and 20 greenhouses of varying sizes and shapes. More
What Are You Doing to Increase Lamb Consumption?
What Are You Doing to Increase Lamb Consumption? - Articles Articles
While total numbers of sheep and lambs in the United States is declining, so is the average consumption of lamb by consumers. More
Food For Profit: Marketing Your Food Product
Food For Profit: Marketing Your Food Product - Articles Articles

Food For Profit: Marketing Your Food Product

Luke LaBorde, Ph.D., Winifred W. Mc Gee

Marketing is more than advertising; it is everything you do to promote your business and your food products, from the moment you conceive of a product to the point at which customers buy it. More
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