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Hydroponic Fodder — Is it a viable option for feeding sheep, goats and other livestock?   Although the methods of hydroponic fodder production date back to the 1930's, there is renewed interest in hydroponic fodder as a feedstuff for sheep, goats, and other livestock. Hydroponics is a ...  more ››              
What's Your Sign?   Ag Marketing News Update   Today with websites, blogs, Twitter, Facebook, and email to promote their products and services, does a business owner still need to invest in a sign?  Absolutely!
Define Your Markets First   Ag Marketing News Update
Is the Price Right?   Ag Marketing News Update  
Direct Marketing Feeds "Buy Local" Ag Marketing News Update  
Selling a Service   Ad Marketing News Update  
When Advertising is a Waste of Resources   Ag Marketing News Update Beware of “pouring money down the advertising hole!” Tailor your advertising and promotions to your current and prospective customers. Evaluate the results so you don’t keep spending money on ads or promotional campaigns that aren’t working.
Licenses and Regulation Updates for Farmers Marketing Value-Added Products Directly to Consumers   Ag Marketing News Update   While some farmers now market their valued-added products year round, for many, late spring signals the start of the new market season in earnest.  With so many more value-added products showing up at markets now, it’s good to get the necessary paperwork and required licenses before opening day. 
To Weigh or Not to Weigh   Ag Marketing News Update  
Insect Controls  Some Reduced Risk Pesticides Used in Vegetables
Examining an Organic Control for Flea Beetles on Eggplant Gerald Brust, Caragh Fitzgerald, Dave Clements, Jon Traunfeld, and Bryan Butler Dececember 2006 Summary


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