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Services Offered

John Martel’s Custom Tractor Works I have a Farmall H equipped with a 3 pt hitch and a 2 bottom plow. I can efficiently turn over small and irregular shaped fields or plots. I can also disc harrow and brush … Continue reading

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Used Equipment

For Sale: Hesston 1014 mower; 12ft cut, conditioning, rolls removed, for use as a grain swather: $600.00. John Deere 443 corn head High Tin -$1,000.00. Adapter plate for a John Deere 5000 series; self-propelled chopper to John Deere combine heads- … Continue reading

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Growing Organic Small Grains in the Northeast

Click here to read the latest research from the University of Maine Extension on growing organic small grains in our region.

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Organic Fertility for Winter Wheat

Organic Fertility for Winter Wheat—First Year Results Susan Monahan and Sid Bosworth1 Research on the effects of variety and organic sources of fertility for winter wheat production and bread quality is currently in its second year at the University of … Continue reading

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A Vermont Farmers Breeding Club: Developing Varieties That Work For Us!

SARE Farmer Grant Report – Jack Lazor 2008 Broadly stated, the goal of this grant was to support the development of a Vermont Farmers Breeding Club through the acquisition of breeding skills and techniques. There is considerable interest in selecting … Continue reading

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Baking Tests of Vermont and Kansas Wheat

By Jeffrey Hamelman, Certified Master Baker To date I have made four test bakes with Vermont-grown wheat, between February and April 2009. Wheat varieties included AC Morley and Harvard. Tests were done using unsifted 100% whole wheat flour, and on … Continue reading

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