field notes january 2023

Kerr Center Publications

Field Notes – January 2023

Field Notes – January 2023

Happy New Year!

For a fresh take to start out 2023, how about an update to our popular manual on sorghum production and processing? The new third edition offers just that, with new information on varieties resistant to sugar cane aphids.

Have you been burning wood to keep warm this winter? It’s an old practice, sustainable if the wood’s harvested properly – but scientists are warning that the increasing use of wood pellets for both heat and electricity is damaging biodiversity.

New year, new enterprise? We point you to a helpful ATTRA resource on making sense of the tangle of state and federal regulations to figure out which approach to processing poultry is best for your operation.

Speaking of fresh starts, we’re putting in new blueberry plantings. Get the lowdown in David Redhage’s president’s note.

Field Notes – January 2023 (PDF, 700 KB)