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This publication outlines the origins of organic agriculture, highlighting the concepts that define it as a distinct and sustainable approach to farming.
This handout lists various supplies and equipment used in the Kerr Center’s organic horticulture program.
This presentation discusses the management of crop pests on an organic market farm.
This presentation gives an extensive overview of setting up an organic farming system.
This report provides an overview of the general requirements for organic certification and for food processing facilities, followed by a discussion of four different on-farm enterprises, including table eggs.
This update to Sweet Sorghum: Production & Processing offers promising news about sweet sorghum varieties resistant to sugarcane aphid.
This report presents the results of our 2010 grafted heirloom tomato variety trial.
This report presents the results of our 2011 flour and meal corn demonstration.
This report presents the results of our 2011 heirloom sweet potato variety trial.
This report presents the results of our 2012 heirloom sweet potato variety trial.
This report defines and describes heirloom vegetable varieties and discusses their implications.
This fact sheet describes how to eliminate bermudagrass from future vegetable fields using a sorghum-sudangrass cover crop.
This report outlines how to control grasses and weeds, and build soil life, health, and fertility organically, using cover crops and rotations.
This is a list of resources and description of basic equipment necessary for soil preparation and seeding in different farming methods.
This is an FAQ-format summary of organic farming for producers considering certification.
This handout has guidelines for farmers and sellers at farmers markets to reduce the risk of foodborne illness.
This report outlines the “bio-extensive” approach to fertility and weed management used on the Cannon Horticulture Plots.
This report includes guidelines and an organic system plan to help determine whether an organic farming operation meets the USDA standards.
This report relates the Kerr Center’s experiences with small-scale farming and gardening tools during a decade of bio-extensive management on the Cannon Horticulture Plots. Tools evaluated include spades, digging forks, broadforks, hoes, and more.
This report contains an overview of insights and observations from three years of grant-funded investigation of small-scale technologies and techniques for growing sweet potatoes that might benefit gardeners and small market growers.
Sweet Sorghum: Production and Processing, enduringly popular and useful, is now available in an updated second edition! Download or order a copy today!
This report describes the demonstration organic market garden planted as a teaching tool for the 2014 Oklahoma Beginning Farmer & Rancher Program.
This is a list, by item, of sources of seeds, tools, and supplies used in the Kerr Center horticulture program.