Variations on the Harmonica

Variations on the Harmonica

Chromatic, minor, tremolo, octave, miniature—what are they and how are they used?

The Attack of the Squash Bugs

The Attack of the Squash Bugs

Winning the war on squash bugs is not easy—here are a few tips to help.

Heritage Livestock Breed Comparison Charts

Heritage Livestock Breeds Comparison Charts

We recently linked to the Pick-a-Chick chart from the Livestock Conservancy, allowing prospective chicken keepers to compare the characteristics of heritage breeds at a glance. The Livestock Conservancy has many […]

Scripture Passages of the Month: June 2018

Scripture Passages of the Month: June 2018

Ecclesiastes 11:4 John 8:31–36 John 21 Romans 8:31–39 Galatians 3:1–9

Heat Index Calculator

Heat Index Calculator

Here’s a fun tool for summer—a heat index calculator! While most reports of current weather conditions out there will list the current heat index, for those of you obsessed with […]

Kansas Populist Movement Basics: The End

Kansas Populist Movement Basics: The End

Populist candidate James Weaver did not become president in 1892, as most undoubtedly know. However, he did win 8.5% of the popular vote, which was considered an impressive amount for […]

Kentucky Bluegrass

Kentucky Bluegrass

In cool, moist climates, few plants make better forage or turf than Kentucky bluegrass.

Kansas Populist Movement Basics: The Beginning

Kansas Populist Movement Basics: The Beginning

The Populist movement of the late 1800s is a major topic in Kansas history. A brief glance at history books tells us that the populism of that era was more […]

Water for Every Farm

Water For Every Farm

Many sustainable farmers are fascinated by the concept of allowing the land and its contours to dictate the best practices for every acre. For those of you who are looking […]

Silver Bluestem

Silver Bluestem

Attractive ornamental or pesky pasture invader? Silver bluestem excels in both roles.