Most gardeners probably already know the basic tenet of garden crop rotations: Do not plant the same vegetable in the same place two years in row. The reason we observe this tenet is threefold: To avoid building up diseases in the soil. To hopefully make conditions less than ideal for insect pests. To avoid depletingContinue reading “Garden Crop Rotations”
Guineas are bizarre birds, no question. They have blue faces and bony knobs on the tops of their heads, and they make an incredible amount of noise. It is nearly impossible to talk over as few as three guineas all squeaking and chattering at once. That said, they can be great helpers in the gardenContinue reading “Getting Started with Guineas”
What is that strange-looking weed your favorite milk goat just ate? Your nationwide field guide either doesn’t have a picture of it or provides such a confusing explanation of the plant’s range that you can’t really decide if it’s even likely to exist in your part of Kansas. What to do? When you encounter anContinue reading “Wildflowers & Grasses of Kansas”
The Cattle of Kings may be a novelty breed, but it offers valuable survival and reproductive traits to the beef world.
With wise stewardship of the land, a couple of acres can yield an amazing abundance.
Upgrading refers to crossing two livestock breeds with a specific purpose in mind—improving one of the breeds.
This book outlines pros and cons for many of the countless decisions you will have to make in your first year of entrepreneurship.
A Certified Angus Beef program and a strong presence in the fast-food industry have made Angus the choice of many.
Management-intensive grazing (MiG) is difficult to define because of its flexibility. Simply put, MiG is a systems approach to keeping grazing animals of all kinds. It starts with goals (environmental, economic, and lifestyle) and progresses to a grazing plan that takes your unique circumstances into account. MiG has much to offer those who keep grazingContinue reading “What is Management-Intensive Grazing?”