Oregon Small Farm News is a free online newsletter that concentrates on both commercial small farm entrepreneurs as well as non-commercial small acreage landowners. Our focus embraces organic/biological and conventional farming systems and emphasizes three areas:

  • Small Acreage Stewardship - Addressing enterprises, land management and soil and water quality for non-commercial small acreage's.
  • Commercial Small Farms - Entrepreneurial Agriculture Addressing high value horticulture, livestock and poultry, and alternative crop production emphasizing organic and pasture-based systems and specialty and niche production.
  • Community Food Systems - Address alternative and specialty marketing through creation and enhancement of local and regional food systems and farm direct marketing channels.

Vol. XII No. 2 Spring 2017


    Spring 2017 Oregon Small Farm News
  • Welcome Clare Sullivan
  • Taking the Research on the Road: The Future of Oregon’s Farmland
  • Dry Farming Collaborative: Innovating and adapting to a changing climate
  • Food Hubs and Wholesale Market Development
  • Research on Essential Oils to Control Snails and Slugs
  • Small Farms and a Regional Food Bank Grow Community Food Security
  • New Report on Farmer Transition to Organic: Breaking New Ground: Farmer Perspective on Organic Transition
  • On-Farm Food Safety Workshops for Oregon Produce Growers
  • Protect Oregon’s Brassica Crops: ODA’s black leg rules aim to control an outbreak
  • Local Food Production and Sales Increase in the Rogue Valley
  • The 2017 OSU Small Farms Conference in Six Photographs
  • How Has Cannabis Legalization Affected Small Farms so Far?
  • Reflections of a SARE Fellow
  • D.I.Y Farm Tools and Equipment
  • GROW Healthy Kids and Communities - Reporting Back After 5 Years in Communities
  • Calendar

Vol. XII No. 1 Winter 2017

Winter 2017 Oregon Small Farm NewsThe 41st Issue
Organic Farming Gets a Boost from New Partnership Between Oregon State University and Oregon Tilth with Launch of Organic Extension Program
Breaking Down Beef with Retail Butchers and a Small Meat Processor
OSU Central Analytical Laboratory
Best Milking Practices for Small-Scale Dairies
Oregon Community Food Systems Network Seeks New Partners
Small Plant Operators Meet with USDA Officials at Gunthorp Farm
Oregon Organic Coalition Bestows Awards for Excellence on Nine Oregon Individuals and Companies


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