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Tri-State SARE workshop

By   /  February 10, 2020  /    /  No Comments

Join us for this free workshop on Pasture Renovation and Weed Management. Featuring speakers from the University of Vermont and Kings AgriSeeds. Location: Farm Credit East, Enfield CT. (240 S Rd)

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2020 Northeast Pasture Consortium Conference

By   /  January 15, 2020  /    /  No Comments

Here is a quick summary of our technical sessions for this year’s conference  The sessions are: The Do’s and Don’ts of Silvopasture, Pastured Pigs – Feed and Grazing Management, The Fescues – Soft-leaf and Meadow Pasture Soil Compaction- Identification and Remediation Getting the Most out of Winter Grazing by Forage Species Selection/Management and Grazing Management, […]

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Acorn-Finished Hogs at Black Holler Farm

By   /  November 2, 2015  /  Livestock, Pigs  /  1 Comment

Editor’s Note: Two Things Thing one – Forrest Pritchard, owner of Smithfield Meadows Farm and author of Gaining Ground, has written a new book with Molly Peterson, and just like with the first one, he’s sharing an excerpt with On Pasture readers! Growing Tomorrow is a behind the scenes look at 18 extraordinary, sustainable farmers […]

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Pastured Pigs in the ‘Burbs

By   /  August 3, 2015  /  The Scoop  /  Comments Off on Pastured Pigs in the ‘Burbs

My parents live in the suburbs outside of Washington D.C. Their home is in a small development, with houses lining three streets, arranged in an “H”. Each morning, my mother meets up with one or two or three friends to walk the “H”, and catch up on each other’s lives. When I visit, I walk […]

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Sweet Swine Success

By   /  June 9, 2014  /  Livestock, Money Matters, Pigs  /  Comments Off on Sweet Swine Success

As farmers and direct marketers, the Nottermans of Snug Valley Farm have expanded their existing pork production and marketing by 900% in the last three years. They are now marketing pasture-raised heritage pork to customers and restaurants from Hardwick to Burlington, VT. Their expectation is that within the next two years, they will increase their […]

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