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Published on Jul 31, 2014

Doug Crabtree and Anna Jones-Crabtree, are owners of Vilicus Farms, an organic grain operation about 25 miles north of Havre, Montana. They discuss their operation before a farm tour sponsored by USDA RMA in June 2014.


  1. 1

    Promoting High-Quality Conservation on Organic Farms

  2. 2

    Examining The Organic System Plan

  3. 3

    Organic Certification Basics

  4. 4

    Vilicus Farms Internships

  5. 5

    Food Safety Regulations for Local Farmers

  6. 6

    Selling Local Food to Schools: USDA Guidelines

  7. Vilicus Farms: Cover Crops and Tour

  8. 8

    Using Turning Point for Fun and Results

  9. 9

    Singing for Change

  10. 10

    Energy Corps Montana ~ Building a Biochar Retort Kiln

  11. 11

    Urban Farms: Commercial Farms or Socially Minded Operations?

  12. 12

    Cover Cropping an Almond Orchard

  13. 13

    Creating an Excellent Relationship with Your Lamb Processor

  14. 14

    Diversifying the Future of Food: Youth Panel, 2013 Growing Leaders Youth Summit

  15. 15

    Gerardo Marin introduces Art for Movement Building workshop 2013 Growing Leaders Youth Summit

  16. 16

    Victoria Pozos Bernal gives keynote address at 2013 Growing Leaders Youth Summit

  17. 17

    Putting a Hand on Them - How to Tell When Your Lamb is Finished

  18. 18

    Cover Crops and Crop Insurance: Questions and Answers on USDA's Cover Crop Termination Guides

  19. 19

    Dr. Michel Cavigelli - Organic Research and Needs: Cover Crops, Crop Rotation, and Soil Health

  20. 20

    Increasing Diversity and Enhancing Stewardship with Cover Crops

  21. 21

    2013 Growing Leaders Youth Summit - THE MOVIE!

  22. 22

    Grazing Calculator: Extended Cow Calf Pair

  23. 23

    Mixed Cover Crops - Dr. Clain Jones

  24. 24

    Thanks to you...

  25. 25

    Branding for Differentiating and Marketing Pastured Poultry Products

  26. 26

    Budding and Grafting Fruit Varieties for Organic Production

  27. 27

    Energy Corps Host Site Supervisor Training

  28. 28

    Can a Heritage Poultry Market Thrive in Montana?

  29. 29

    Integrating Pastured Poultry Production into Farming Operations and Marketing by Janie Burns

  30. 30

    How NRCS Technical Service Providers (TSP) Can Support Biodiversity Conservation in Organic Systems

  31. 31

    Pastured Poultry Production and Profitability

  32. 32

    Organic Farm Conservation: A Virtual Tour

  33. 33

    Healthy Farms, Healthy People: Keynote by Dave Prather of Western Montana Growers Cooperative

  34. 34

    Healthy Farms, Healthy People: Keynote by Mark Branovan of St. Luke's Hospital

  35. 35

    Understanding Whole-Farm Insurance for Specialized, Diversified, and Organic Farms

  36. 36

    About ATTRA

  37. 37

    Doing NRCS Conservation Activity Planning for Organic Farmers and Ranchers: Writing a CAP 138

  38. 38

    Becoming a Technical Service Provider for NRCS: An Introduction

  39. 39

    Tools for Small-Scale Crop Production

  40. 40

    Links between Biodiversity Requirements of Organic Systems and NRCS Practice Standards

  41. 41

    AGR-Lite - Understanding Whole-Farm Insurance for the Specialized, Diversified, and Organic Farm

  42. 42

    Understanding Crops Insurance Options for Small- to Medium-Scale Diversified Farms

  43. 43

    Organic Crop Rotations: Conservation Benefits

  44. 44

    Pest Management for Organic Production Systems II

  45. 45

    AGR-Lite Understanding Whole-Farm Insurance for the Specialized and Diversified Farm

  46. 46

    Returns on Renewable Energy Investments

  47. 47

    Tropical and Semi Tropical Organic Production

  48. 48

    Pest Management in Organic Production Systems

  49. 49

    Rural Energy for America Program (REAP): Financing for Clean Energy in Rural Montana

  50. 50

    Is Whole Farm Revenue Insurance Right for Your Farm?

  51. 51

    Hinebauch Farm Tour

  52. 52

    Boehm Farm Tour

  53. 53

    Organic Apple Production - A Beginner's Guide

  54. 54

    Insuring Diversified and Specialty Farms: Is USDA's AGR-LITE Insurance Program Right for You?

  55. 55

    Innovative No-Till: Using Multi-Species Cover Crops to Improve Soil Health

  56. 56

    Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food

  57. 57

    Grass-finished Beef: Production & Marketing

  58. 58

    Potential Bioenergy Production via Thermochemical Conversion

  59. 59

    All About Farm Energy Audits

  60. 60

    Local Food Systems 101

  61. 61

    Farm-Scale Biodiesel Production: Taxes and Financial Incentives

  62. 62

    Onion Power: Potential Production of Biofuels from Onions and other Vegetables

  63. 63

    DIY Biodiesel: Keeping It Safe, Keeping It Legal

  64. 64

    Grow Montana ~ Montana Food System Notes

  65. 65

    Making Organic Small Grains Work on Your Farm

  66. 66

    Getting Started in Farm-Scale Biodiesel Production

  67. 67

    From the Farm to the Farmers' Market

  68. 68

    Sheep and Goats: What they can do for you!

  69. 69

    ATTRA Webinar - Hoop Houses For Extending Your Growing Season

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