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Podcasts

Voices from the Field

Cover Crops
In this episode, Tammy Howard, an agronomy specialist with the National Center for Appropriate Technology, speaks at a USDA Risk Management Agency sponsored tour of Terrapin Farm near Whitefish, Montana. She discusses the uses of cover crops for various purposes, including fertility, weed management, and increasing biomass. She also discusses crop rotation and termination.

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Listen | 21:47 min

 


 

Farm Energy Efficiency
In this podcast, NCAT Energy Specialist Stacie Peterson discusses ATTRA’s new Farm Energy Efficiency Tutorial. This series of lessons is designed for farmers who would like to increase the energy efficiency of their farm and processes. It features tutorials on farm building efficiency, outdoor lighting, irrigation efficiency, solar, small-scale wind, and biodiesel.

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Listen | 6:55 min

 


 

Working With Your Meat Processor
In this episode, NCAT Specialist Linda Coffey discusses her new publication, "Working with Your Meat Processor." She finds that miscommunications between producers and processors often lead to different expectations, and she talks about some of the issues that often arise because of those differing expectations. “Working with Your Meat Processor” is available on the ATTRA website at www.attra.ncat.org.

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Listen | 10:45 min

 


 

What is a Lambulator?
You've gone to great effort to raise a nice set of finished lambs and have them processed. Now what? It's great if you can sell them all as wholes or halves. But maybe you can't. How do you go about pricing individual cuts for profit? What is the smallest lamb that you should have in your direct-market program? How do you price high-demand cuts to cover the lower pricing of lesser-demand cuts? In the maze of cuts and cut prices, what is your profit per lamb? An interview with ATTRA Livestock specialist Dave Scott will answer these questions and more.

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Listen | 10:34 min

 


 


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Nuevos Mercados para Su Cosecha
Esta historieta ilustrada trata de un nuevo mercado para los agricultores de pequeña escala. Explica como pueden vender sus productos a las instituciones locales, tal como hospitales, colegios de comunidad, universidades, escuelas, asilos de ancianos, centros comunitarios para adultos mayores, guarderías infantiles, prisiones, y cárceles. Incluye información sobre organizaciones que ayudan a agricultores Latinos vender sus productos a instituciones.
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Versión Audio de Nuevos Mercados para Su Cosecha
Esta publicación también está disponible en versión de audio (a través de la computadora, mp3 o disco compacto). Haz clic derecho aquí para guardar el archivo mp3 a su computadora, o se puede escuchar directamente desde su computadora más abajo, pero estos modos no incluyen la sección de recursos. La sección de recursos se puede encontrar en la hoja dentro de la caja del CD. Para ordenar el CD, por favor llame a 1-800-411-3222.

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Green Talk LogoThe National Center for Appropriate Technology's Sustainable Agriculture Spotlight is a weekly Internet radio show. The show covers a wide range of topics on sustainable agriculture, including on-farm production of biodiesel, integrated pest management, growing crops for farmers' markets, organic crop certification and federal farm policy. Host Jeff Birkby, ATTRA outreach director, interviewed regional and national experts. The show aired live Thursdays at 10 a.m. Pacific Time on the Green Talk Network.
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