Category Archives: Resources

Cover Crop Selector Tool for Vegetable Crops

Check out the new Cover Crop Selector Tool for Vegetable Crops that was developed by Michigan growers.  It is the newest of the cover crop decision tools offered by the Midwest Cover Crop Council.   These selector tools use local … Continue reading

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Are benefits of berries pie in the sky?

Kaume et al. provide tremendous insight to the biochemical properties of the blackberry and their medical application. The phenolic properties have potential to be implicated in range of manners including: anitobesity, antidiabetic, antimicrobial, and anti-inflammatory. As Kaume et al. mention, … Continue reading

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Fearless Farm Finances

This book may come in a little too late to be that perfect gift for the holiday but you may consider giving them an IOU if this resource is for them. MOSES has a new publication coming out that promises … Continue reading

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Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development (JAFSCD)

Check this resource out!  Wonderful relevant articles. The Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development (JAFSCD) is an online, international, peer-reviewed publication focused on the practice and applied research interests of agriculture and food systems development professionals. The Journal … Continue reading

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World Food Day and Delivering Development

2011 marks the 31st celebration of World Food Day, which began in 1981 to recognize and bring awareness to the work of the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization, which works to improve food security around the world. Both FAO and … Continue reading

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Central Illinios Buy Fresh Buy Local Directory

Whether you have been missing this directory or are you new to Champaign County you’ll be so happy to know that the Illinois Stewardship Alliance has kept this resource alive with an updated release of this electronic version.  Just in … Continue reading

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Comprehensive Guide to Direct Farm Business Laws in Illinois

The result of a multi-year project by University of Illinois professor of agricultural law Bryan Endres and co-authors,  the Comprehensive Guide to Direct Farm Business Laws in Illinois is an extensive guide designed  “to help farmers understand the many issues … Continue reading

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