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  • The Practical Guide to Growing Ginseng 

    Beyfuss, Bob (Cornell Cooperative Extension Agroforestry Resource Center, 2017-11-15)
    So, you think you might like to grow some ginseng in your backyard or perhaps in a woodlot that you own or lease. Good idea! There is really only one way to be completely certain that the ginseng you eat has been produced ...
  • Mainstreaming Agricultural Economic Development 

    Bills, Nelson (2014-02-21)
    Flyer defining terms and process associated with mainstreaming economic development, and how to emphasize importance of agriculture to that process.
  • Youth Development Foundations for 4-H Camp Staff 

    Crosair, Sally; New York State 4-H Camping Program (Cornell Cooperative Extansion, 2003)
    This training manual was developed by Youth Development and 4-H Camp Professionals as a tool to train camp staff to work with campers. The Manual is separated into 18 different learning sessions which can be printed as needed.
  • Grab and Go GPS 

    Malone, Charles W. (Chip) (2007-07-24)
    A series of activities developed in Genessee County for the 4-H program for youth to learn hands on, GPS/GIS technology and applications.
  • Children and Divorce 

    West, Suzanne E. (Cornell Cooperative Extension, 1983)
    This booklet discusses the process of divorce and how to discuss it with different age groups. Different age groups will react differently, from anger to wishing for reconciliation this booklet discusses what to expect as ...
  • Safer Farm Environments for Children 

    Abend, Ellen; Hallman, Eric (Cornell Cooperative Extension, 1995)
    The family farm has always been a place where work, play and life's other activities intertwine at a single location. Generations passed on there beliefs values and work ethics to succeeding generations through shared ...
  • Power Take-Off Safety 

    Demmin, Darcy M.; Hallman, Eric (Cornell Cooperative Extension, 1995)
    The Power Take Off (PTO) Drive, found on most farm tractors, is a major power source for agricultural equipment. The PTO system efficiently transfers mechanical power from the tractor to the implement, but it may present ...
  • Lightning Protection for farms 

    Chamberlain, Diane; Hallman, Eric (Cornell Cooperative Extension, 1995-03)
    Lightning, one of natures most powerful forces, can cause a great deal of damage, particularly in a farm environment. A lightning strike can start fires in buildings, damage electrical equipment, and electrocute humans and ...
  • Electrical Safety on the Farm 

    Chamberlain, Diane; Hallman, Eric (Cornell Cooperative Extension, 1995-03)
    Over the years, electrically powered farm equipment has become an indispensable element of modern farming. With the widespread use of electricity on the farm, more emphasis needs to be placed on using electricity and ...
  • Animal Handling Safety 

    Demmin, Darcy M.; Hallman, Eric (Cornell Cooperative Extension, 1995-06)
    Animals are handled daily on nearly half of New York farms. In the Northeast, animal handling accidents rank second in reported farm accidents. Every year at least one New York farmer dies as a direct result of a confrontation ...

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