Sustainable Farming Educational Resources

The sustainable farming educational resource is a compilation of research articles, podcasts, presentations, videos and handouts. The search box allows for easy browsing and research. Or you can search by topic or resource type using the navigation on the left.

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Recent Resources

  • 36: New Methods for Estimating Vineyard Yield_Part 1
    May 17, 2018
    Jackie Dresser, Viticulture Extension Support Specialist at the Lake Erie Regional Grape Program talks about her work on improving the accuracy of vineyard yield estimates.
  • Top 5 Soil Health Resources
    May 17, 2018 | Craig Macmillan, Ph.D. | Vineyard Team Library
    Some resources we hope you will find useful on the topic of soil health including things you can do yourself with only simple tools. Resources include a podcast, slides, a worksheet, and more.
  • Are Haney Tests Meaningful?
    May 15, 2018 | Dan M. Sullivan and David Granatstein | Nutrient Digest
    Describes and explains the “Haney Tests,” an increasingly popular way of quantifying soil health.
  • Soil Health Field Assessment Worksheet
    May 15, 2018 | Natural Resource Conservation Service | Worksheet
    A simple method for judging the health of your soils with only simple tools and no lab analysis.
  • Predicting Harvest Yield in Juice and Winegrape Vineyards
    May 10, 2018 | Sabbatini, Dami, & Howell | Publication
    Multiple crop estimation methods are described including the use of Growing Degree Days to predict final yield.