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Farm Life!
Canning, Work Clothes, Boots, Babies
Boots, gloves, coats, rain gear. To post, register (button at top) and then log in!
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Farm Moms and Dads
Questions and conversation about living with little ones on the farm
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Discuss and ask questions about USDA policies that affect farmers
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Sub-Forums Food Safety Rules (10)
Farm Bill
BFRDP, conservation title, value-added, organic transfer, cost-share
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Capital and Business Management
Finding the money to start a farm and making the money to keep it in business
Questions about farming law
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Farm Business
Questions about business plans, crop planning, etc.
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Questions and ideas for marketing your farm products
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Technical Support
Get advice from farmers on your farm operation, including livestock, vegetable and dairy production, building soil fertility, tools and equipment.
Draft Animal Power
Farming with horses, oxen and mules
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Vegetables, Flowers, and Grains
(what varieties rock, when to plant/ how to plant, pests, diseases, etc.)
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Pest Management
Questions on biological control, organic/ biopesticides, fungal and bacterial diseases, etc.
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NYFC Affiliate Organizing
Want to form an NYFC chapter? Learn from other chapter leaders and members in this forum
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Affiliate Planning and Operations
OK, so you've got a local young farmer group. How do you make the most of it? Connect here with other farmers and organizers.
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