Farmer Resource Library

New Entry's farmer library has hundreds of resources on sustainable farming, marketing, and operating a successful small business. Our physical library at our offices in Lowell, MA contains books, periodicals, pamphlets, and videos in English, Spanish, Hmong, and Khmer. You can also search the directory below for downloadable digital resources, helpful web sites, and online farming videos.

Please visit or call our office at 978-654-6745 if you can't find what you're looking for here. Sometimes we are out in the field, so it's best to let us know if you're planning on stopping by.

Uncommon Fruits for Every Garden

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  • Book

Explore uncommon fruits and practical tips for the selection, cultivation, propagation, and maintenance of each plant.

Author: Lee Reich

2004

Understanding Nitrogen in our World

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  • Book

Learn about the importance of nitrogen as an essential plant nutrient and how it relates to human nutrition through this illustrated book.

International Plant Nutrition Institute

Understanding Phosphorus in our World

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  • Book

Learn about the importance of phosphorus as an essential plant nutrient and how it relates to human nutrition through this illustrated book.

International Plant Nutrition Institute

Understanding Potassium in our World

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  • Book

Learn about the importance of potassium as an essential plant nutrient and how it relates to human nutrition through this illustrated book.

International Plant Nutrition Institute

USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service: 2002 Census of Agriculture

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  • CD

Agricultural census information from 2002. Contents include:

  • U.S., state, county level data, database, PDFs, charts
  • Puerto Rico data
  • State and county profiles
  • Rankings: market value of agricultural products sold
  • U.S. Agricultural atlas maps
  • Congressional districts data, profiles, and rankings

USDA

2002

USDA Pesticide Record Book

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  • Web Page

Use this book to help keep track of pesticides sprayed on your farm.  Note that Massachusetts applicators should also record the purpose and method of application.  To be in compliant with the 2017 EPA Worker Protection Standards, you should also record the start and end time of the application.  

USDA RMA Non-Traditional Outreach Project

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  • CD

Use this guide to learn about non-traditional risk management and to gain skills in record keeping, cashflow budgeting, understanding contracts, and planning and planting for market.

English and Spanish

RMA

2004

USDA RMA Non-Traditional Outreach Project

Media:

  • CD

Use this guide to learn about non-traditional risk management and to gain skills in record keeping, cashflow budgeting, understanding contracts, and planning and planting for market.

English and Spanish

RMA

2004

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