2014 Articles in Archive

publication date: Jan 1, 2014

January


Fresh cut herbs for wholesale markets

Planning your harvest schedule

The status of SNAP at farmers markets

Resolve to take better photos this year

Scaling up the flower farm

February

Testing the limits of cold tolerance

Greenhouse tips for hoophouse growers

Herbs, Part 2: Harvest & maintenance

Crop spacing should fit specific goals

Rating celosia: a 59-variety trial

March

Six best tools for the Market Garden

Farmers oppose soilless organics

Living the dream: A full time livelihood on 1.5 acres

Excluding insects from a hoophouse

How to find, hire good workers

Herbs, Part 3: Postharvest handling

Finding favorites among plumed celosias


April

Watering & fertilizing hoophouse tomatoes

Taking the stress out of urban deliveries

Tips for choosing the right delivery vehicle

Where to use organic and plastic mulches

Finding good employees, part
2

Managing multiple markets and weddings

May

Pruning crops for health and yield

Tool review: The Tillie, a battery-powered tiller

Determine your labor costs and use the information wisely

Finding a new pest and a silver lining

Blueberries, one of the best fruit crops

Organization and planning for weddings

June/July

Keep leafy greens safe in summer


The creepy threat of Lyme disease

Easy, unusual asparagus beans

French ‘autoconstruction’ movement arrives and takes the farm hack to a higher level

Guidelines for setting flower prices

August

Marketing Strategies for culinary garlic

A heat-loving crop: sweet potatoes

Minnesota farm owned by a natural foods co-op

Farming on one foot: Preparing for adversity

Bulbs, corms, and roots for spring blooms

September

Hoophouse Ventilation

Set the stage for growth next year

How to use clovers as cover crops

Irrigation and compost pose food safety risks

Plant now for Mother's Day

October

Eight tips for winter success

Solar co-op trims installation costs

Greenhouse upgrades save energy

Austrian winter peas: last-chance cover crop

Stock: a valuable hoophouse crop

November/December

A farmer-designed rolling high tunnel

Nematodes in the hoophouse

Debunking misconceptions about solar

Peony care in fall pays off in spring

Assessing the paper pot transplanter

 


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