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May-June 2007 Table of Contents

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Tobacco Culture
A traditional, small-farm crop, tobacco has helped shape the history of the United States. Discover how it’s faring today.
by Curtis Absher, Ph.D. and Will Snell, Ph.D.

Starting a Co-op
The key to selling your farm products may be to form a co-op. Learn the tips and traps of working together to reach a common goal. More
by Jamie Henneman

Bigger is Not Better
Big cows don’t necessarily equal big profits. Find out how to raise cows for maximum efficiency, rather than maximum production. 
by Heather Smith Thomas

Asset Management
Learn how to turn your animal’s manure into an asset for your farm.
by Carol Ekarius

Oh Baby!
Their cute appearance is a hallmark of Babydoll Southdown sheep; with gentle personalities and excellent wool, you’ve got the perfect hobby-farm ovine breed.
by Sue Weaver

The Challenges of Raising Rare Breeds
Explore the hardships of raising rare breeds—from finding good stock to locating a good vet. Is rare right for you? More
by Sue Weaver

Makers of the Mediterranean Diet
Olive oil is touted as the elixir of the gods. Meet a Greek family who has been turning olives to oil for decades.
by Heidi Fuller-Love 


Livestock Q & A
Heather Smith Thomas
Dr. Dianne Hellwig with Dr. Lyle G. McNeal

Buying the Farm
John & Sue Weaver

Farm Garden
Susan Brackney

Tools of the Trade
Water Acquisition and Treatment
John & Sue Weaver

Farm to Table
To Your Health!
Michelle Bender


Notes from the Porch
Reader Mail
Reader Resumé
Farmers’ Market
Reader Service Index
Classified Advertising
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