The Farm Journal: When

How do you keep up with a farm journal? By being consistent. You can have the perfect tool to write in, but it won’t do you much good if you don’t write in it.  Therefore, you will probably want to make writing in your farm journal a daily habit. If you choose a specific time…

K-State Planting Guides

It’s that time of year again! Are you ready to get out the hoe or the tractor and start planting? Whether you are planning on raising fruits, vegetables, or field crops, it’s always a good idea to check your extension center and find recommendations tailored specifically to your area. With this in mind, Kansans will…

Normande

With a long history of producing gourmet food, no wonder that France was the country of origin of cattle like the Normande (NOR-man-dee). Introduced to the northwestern part of France by Vikings in the 9th and 10th centuries, for many years the breed provided high-quality meat and milk on rough forage. No one in those…

3 Keys to Successful Transplanting

As spring picks up its pace, it’s time for gardeners to start thinking about moving seedlings outdoors. It seems like transplanting should be simple, but a beginner who tries it for the first time is bound to discover that there are a few pitfalls.  Fortunately, there aren’t many, and they are fairly easy to avoid….