What are some resources for advertising and finding sustainable agriculture jobs?
Thank you for contacting ATTRA, the National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service. There are many organizations and websites that have classified sections and list sustainable agriculture jobs. The following are just a few of the resources that ma… more »
What information can you give me on starting a farmers market and EBT options for markets?
Answer: Thank you for your recent request for information from ATTRA, the National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service. I am pleased to provide you with information regarding starting a farmers market and EBT options for markets.… more »
I'm interested in no-till weed suppression. Where can I get more information about roller-crimpers?
F.W.KentuckyAnswer: The mechanical roller-crimper is a tool that "rolls down" and "crimps" the stalks of cover crops for no-till weed suppression. Mechanical suppression of cover crops for no-till production can be accomplished through various kind… more »
What is the proper temperature and length of time needed to sterilize landscape fabric?
J.J.GeorgiaAnswer: As a guideline, to completely eliminate pests, maintain 158°F or higher for 30 minutes, or 140°F or higher for one hour. It might be difficult to get your greenhouse to that temperature without incorporating another form… more »
How can goats be used for vegetation management?
Answer: These are some of our favorite resources on the subject of vegetation management with goats.
Two chapters from the Targeted Grazing Manual (available on-line and by ordering from the American Sheep Industry) regarding infor… more »
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