A Resource Guide to Direct Marketing Livestock and Poultry
Explaining complex laws in layman terms, discussing slughtering and processing at the custom, state, and federal levels and providing guidance for the logisitcs of the various market channels. Cornell Small Farms Program (2010, revised).
Promoting and assisting in the successful adoption of grazing programs for area livestock farms.
Beef Quality Assurance (BQA)
Program focused on training cattle producers in feeding, management and breeding practices that assures the consumer that they are producing safe, wholesome beef of the highest quality.
Sheep & Goat Marketing Program
USDA resource to improve the marketing infrastructure for sheep and goat producers, with special focus on the marketing of lamb and goat to the ethnic and religious markets.