Small Farms & Acreage Articles

 

 

 

Organic Standards & Regulations

New National Organic Standards - Part 2     
Jan/Feb 2004

      
New National Organic Standards-Part 1     
July/August 2003

 

Small Fruits

Berry Good News    
July/Aug 2002

      
Blueberry Production     
July/Aug 2002

      
Grape Production     
Nov/Dec 2001

 

Tree Fruits


Tree Fruit Pest Management Strategies     
July/Aug 2001

Suggested Best Management Practices for Orchard Spraying
May/June 2002

Pruning Fruit Trees    
March/Apr 2002

 

Forestry

Fall and Winter Woodland Activities
Jan/Feb 2005

    
Sudden Oak Disease
November 2003  
 
    
Why Trees Die
July/Aug 2002

    
    
BARK BEETLES: Bane, Boon or Both for Ponderosa Pine?
July/Aug 2001

    
Oregon Forest Sustainability
Nov/Dec 2001

 

Farm Health & Safety


Is Smoke Getting Into Your Eyes?
Jan/Feb 2005

      
Mosquito Control and Automated Mist Systems
Sept/Oct 2004

    
West Nile Virus Update
July/Aug 2004

      
West Nile Virus Update
May/June 2003

      
A Primer on West Nile Virus
Jan/Feb 2003

      
Columbia Gorge Wildfire Project
November 2003

    
Is Your Home Wildfire Surviveable?
July/Aug 2003

    
Reducing Wildfire Risk
Sept/Oct 2002


 

Pesticides

Drift Management: Practical Methods to Increase Spray Particle Size
Sept/Oct 2004

    
OR Pesticide Use Reporting System
Nov/Dec 2002

    
Safe Application of Herbicides
May/June 2002

 

Weeds

Goatgrass Control
November 2003

      
Weed Management
March/Apr 2002

      
Diffuse Knapweed
Jan/Feb 2001

      
Russian Thistle
Jan/Feb 2002

      
Puncturevine
Sept/Oct 2001

      
Skeletonweed
March/Apr 2001


 

Soil

Soil Testing     
March-April 2004

 

Pasture

Fall & Winter Pasture Management Tips
Sept/Oct 2006

      
Winter Pasture Management Tips
Jan/Feb 2004

      
Spring Pasture Management Tips
March/April 2003

    
Pasture Management for the Fall
March/Apr 2001

    
Pasture Management for Small Farms
May/June 2001

 

Irrigation

Drip Irrigation: Is It for You? -- Part 1          
March/Apr 2001

Drip Irrigation: Is It for You? -- Part 2     
May/June 2001

      
Drip Irrigation: Is It for You? -- Part 3     
July/Aug 2001

      
Introduction to Crop Water Use and Irrigation Scheduling      
May/June 2001

Oregon Water Resources Department
Managing Oregon's Water
Handout 1 May/June 2002  
Oregon Water Law
Handout 2 May/June 2002
Online Information Handout 3 May/June 2002
Data & Information Tools
Handout 4 May/June 2002
Taking a Look at Oregon's Water...
Handout 5 May/June 2002  
Water Use Authorizations
Handout 6 May/June 2002

Livestock

Tube Feeding Neonatal Small Ruminants
July 2005

      
The Ins and Outs of Custom Meat
July/August 2004

    
Selenium: Essential for Livestock Health
March/April 2004

    
Assembling a Herd
March/April 2003

    
Confined Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) Regulations
Nov/Dec 2002

    
CAFO Regulations Affect Livestock Operations of All Sizes
Jan/Feb. 2003

    
Winter Care of Your Livestock
Jan/Feb 2001

    
Feeding Livestock: Special Concerns During Drought  
July/Aug 2001

    
Scrapies
March/Apr 2002

    
What's For Dinner - Part 1    
Nov/Dec 2001

    
What's For Dinner - Part 2
Jan/Feb 2002
    
 
Ensuring Livestock Health During Forage Shortfalls
Sept/Oct 2001


 

Horse

Designing a Sustainable Horsekeeping Operation     
March/April 2005

Horse Husbandry Hints, Part 1      
March/April 2001

Horse Husbandry Hints, Part 2      
May/June 2001

 

Small Animals

Cold Weather Care of Small Animals
Jan/Feb 2001

Exotic Newcastle Disease (END)
Mar/April 2003

 

Wildlife

What is Making All Those Holes in My Yard?
March/April 2005

Tame Your Nuisance Wildlife
Sept./Oct. 2003