Tap into the 'Net
Getting Started Electronically With the Sustainable Agriculture Network is
a two-page flyer providing directions for tapping into the wealth of
sustainable agriculture information on the Internet. Free.
(Editor's note: The publications listed here were published by the
Northeast Region SARE program or the Sustainable Agriculture Network.
Many other resources have been produced through projects funded through
SARE and ACE programs. and are being distributed by project participants.
You'll find them listed, along with ordering information, on the back cover
of this newsletter.)
o Hort Impact, a monthly newsletter about horticultural crops,
contains information for nursery producers, landscapers, turf managers and
garden center operators. Focuses on water quality. Send $10 (payable to the
University of Connecticut) to: Patsy W. Evans, 1376 Storrs Road, U-67,
University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269-4067.
o Sustainable Trees and Shrubs for Southern New England, lists
approximately 200 useful landscape plants which, to the authors' knowledge,
are non-invasive and require less water, pesticides and maintenance. Also
provides a list of 128 common, more trouble-prone plants. Send a check for
$4 to Cooperative Extension Center, URI, Kingston, RI 02881.
o Greener Pastures on Your Side of the Fence, a guide to better
farming with Voisin management intensive grazing by University of Vermont
Professor Bill Murphy. Third edition, 360 pages. Send $26.95 to Arriba
Publishing, 213 Middle Road, Colchester, VT 05446.
o The Dairy Pasture Ration Balancer, a computer software program
(DOS-based) developed through a LISA grant for balancing rations for cows
on pasture. Available for $35 from Ed Rayburn, West Virginia University,
P.O. Box 6108, Morgantown, WV 26506-6108.
o Management Guide for Low-Input, Sustainable Apple Production.
Available for $10, plus $2 shipping from Lorraine Berkett, Plant and Soil
Science Dept., Hills Building, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405.
o The Northeast Region SARE Apple Production Newsletter, published
twice a year. To get on mailing list, send a request and your address to:
Lorraine Berkett, Plant and Soil Science Dept., University of Vermont,
Burlington, VT 05405.
o The Northeast Region SARE Small Fruit Newsletter, contains research
results from 12 investigators involved with bramble and strawberry
production. To join mailing list, send a request and address to Arthur
Tuttle, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Fernald Hall, University of
Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003.
o Fact Sheets on Cover Crops, from the Rodale Institute, provides
information on grass, legume and brassica cover crops. Twenty in the
series. Send an order with $6 for the set plus $1 postage and handling to
Rodale Institute Research Center, 611 Siegfriedale Road, Kutztown, PA,
19530 or call 610-683-1400.
o Sustainable Agriculture Videos, produced by Rooy Media and the
Rodale Institute with help from nearly 200 farmers and other experts. Six
in all: Field Crops, Rotational Grazing, Vegetables, IPM for Vegetables and
Small Fruits, IPM for Apples and High-Value Marketing. $29.95 each or
$149.95 for the series. Send a check or purchase order to Rooy Media, 7407
Hilltop Dr., Frederick, MD 21702. Phone: 301-473-8797.
PUBLICATION ORDER FORM
Publication Price No. Total
The Real Dirt $13.95 ____ $______
Directory of Expertise $14.95 ____ $______
Managing Cover Crops Profitably $9.95 ____ $______
Sustainable Ag. vs. Weeds Free ____
Getting Started Electronically Free ____
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Hills Building, UVM
Burlington, VT 05405-0082
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