Past Newsletter Archive

Terra Firma Newsletter content from January 2012 through the current edition is available on our site via Member News and the Recipe archive.

Below is an archive of our emailed newsletters beginning in September 2010:

If you are looking for newsletter content prior to September of 2010, you can browse through our archived newsletters at these links. Please note that these past newsletters contain links that refer to our old site and are no longer active.

Terra Firma Newsletters: 2010

Terra Firma Newsletters: 2009

Terra Firma Newsletters: 2008

Terra Firma Newsletters: 2007

Terra Firma Newsletters: 2006

Terra Firma Newsletters: 2005

Terra Firma Newsletters: 2004

Terra Firma Newsletters: 2003

Terra Firma Newsletters: 2002

Terra Firma Newsletters: 2001

Terra Firma Newsletters: 2000

Terra Firma Newsletters: 1999

Terra Firma Newsletters: 1998

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Ecology Ain’t Pretty, Part Two

In last week’s newsletter I talked about beneficial insects and how they control certain pests on farms — an illustration of how evolution works to fill ecological niches.  Ladybugs, for example, thrive on aphids. If you’ll forgive the comparison, humans … Continue reading

Ecology Ain’t Pretty

Beneficial insects are bugs that eat or otherwise kill bugs that damage crops.  Ladybugs are perhaps the most famous beneficial insect –  young ladybugs (technically, larvae) in particular are fast-moving, quick-growing ravenous eaters.  They eat aphids like teenage boys snarfing … Continue reading