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On-Farm Food Safety Learn about some of the basics of On-Farm Food Safety and Handling from John Williams and MJ Oviatt of Sola Gratia Farms in Urbana, IL as they harvest, wash, and pack okra and green onions. This material is based upon work supported by USDA/NIFA under Award Number 2015-49200-24226
Workplace Safety and Body Mechanics #1 Maggie Taylor of Delight Flower Farm in Champaign, IL discusses some helpful tips to prevent wear and tear on your wrists while farming and some stretches you can do if your wrists are getting sore. Workplace Safety and Body Mechanics #2 Maggie Taylor demonstrates the importance of using […]
Principles of Mechanical Weed Control #1 Learn about some of the equipment used in mechanical weed control from Hans Bishop of PrairiErth Farm in Atlanta, IL. Principles of Mechanical Weed Control #2 Hans Bishop of PrairiErth Farm in Atlanta, IL takes us through setting up a piece of equipment used for mechanical weed control […]
Managing risk in organic grain farming happens at every level. While it may seem to begin with the production systems that the farmer puts in place, experienced growers will tell you that successful organic systems begin with understanding the farmer, the farmer’s resource base, and how the farmer will develop their organic system plan. This […]
Do you work with farmers? Do you teach farmer training classes? Would you like to incorporate farm law into your curriculum? Farm Law is important. That’s why The Land Connection and Farm Commons have put together legal issues resources covering six main areas of farm law. Each module includes curriculum, worksheets, PowerPoints and a video. […]