Lessons from a pro! Tony Trischka’s Essential Practice Techniques for Bluegrass Banjo is a great way for a beginning banjo player to pick up important tips on best practices, but it can also be useful for the intermediate player seeking to brush up on key skills. Either way, foundational technique is the focus. Topics coveredContinue reading “Tony Trischka’s Essential Practice Techniques for Bluegrass Banjo”
The green-winged teal (Anas crecca) has the distinction of being the smallest dabbling duck in North America. The male has a rather striking color pattern. His head is a rich cinnamon color marked with an iridescent green stripe running back from the eye. If you can get a close look, notice the thin white lineContinue reading “Green-Winged Teal”
Gardening season is finally upon us! If you’re like most gardeners, you are looking forward to planting seeds with the full expectation of making this the best gardening year yet. While much of gardening comes down to experience, diligence, and creativity, having the right tools makes a big difference. One handy tool is the gardenContinue reading “Keeping a Garden Journal”
Don’t dismiss this drab duck—seeing a Garganey in Kansas is a rare treat.
As long as you can plan and prepare well before it’s time to eat, you may find that the slow cooker becomes your best kitchen assistant.
The northern pintail (Anas acuta) is both unique and graceful. The male’s head is chocolate-colored, contrasting with his white neck and the white finger that outlines the backside of the face. Most of his body is grayish, with a brown tint on the back. A band of yellowish white separates the gray flanks from theContinue reading “Northern Pintail”
If you have been searching for the right beef cattle breed for your new farm, you undoubtedly have come across plenty of promotional literature published by breed organizations. This material usually includes long lists of the benefits of the breed in question, such as calving ease, rapid weight gain, or meat tenderness. One characteristic commonlyContinue reading “Milk Production in Beef Cattle”
The aptly named shoveler boasts an unforgettable appearance.
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The gaudy male cinnamon teal is sure to delight birdwatchers, while the subtle female is sure to challenge their skill.