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.

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    Vol. XVI No. 4 Fall 2021

    In this issue:

    • Exploring Dry Farmed Winter Tomatoes in the PNW
    • Managing Tansy Ragwort: Know your options and the best timing for controlling this toxic weed

    • Small Meat Processors & Regulatory Burden - NMPAN Evaluates The Impact of Federal Agency Oversight
    • Living On the Land: Small Acreage Stewardship Series Being Offered in the 11 Southern Willamette Valley `
    • HB 2785 Strengthens Oregon Small & Niche Meat Processing Sector

    Past Issues

    Vol. XVI No. 2 Spring 2021
    • Racism Has Again Led to Murder
    • Oregon Food Hub Network: New map and list of hubs around the state
    • Work Wear for Women Farmers
    • Kameji Abe and the Historic Rice Cultivar Kameno-o (Tortoise Tail)
    • Agricultural Drainage Channel Maintenance (ADCM) Program
    • Western Meat School
    Vol. XVI No. 3 Summer 2021
    • Oregon Agritourism Limited Liability Signs Oregon

    • Managing Hypochaeris radiata May Prevent Stringhalt Disease in Horses

    • Jujiro Maruo and the Rice Cultivar ‘Shinriki’

    • Announcing The Viviane Barnett Food System Fellows Sixteen Leaders of Color Selected for Contributions, Potential in Food Systems Change

    • Oregon Taste Launches First Ever Statewide Directory of Fresh Oregon Food Producers `

    • 2021 Oregon Olive School: For The Growing Industry in Oregon

    • Save the Date: OSU Small Farms Conference