For those of you who want to sell beef, How to Direct Market Your Beef by Jan Holder is a must-read! In a friendly, easy-to-understand manner, Holder explains the different aspects of direct marketing entrepreneurs will encounter, such as niches, pricing, distribution, advertising, public relations, and record keeping. You’ll also find out how to have…… Continue reading Free eBook: How to Direct Market Your Beef
The Cherokee Lowlands occupy 1,000 square miles in Bourbon, Crawford, Cherokee, and Labette counties in southeastern Kansas.
Commodity markets can be a way to salvage an inferior product. But most will find that the benefits of direct marketing outweigh the work.
If you are going to fulfill your unique purpose, you must carry on. You can’t quit when the adrenaline runs out.
Here’s some old-time wisdom we can benefit from today! Growing Corn Successfully: A Treatise on Corn Culture From Plowing and Planting to Harvesting and Marketing by E. S. Teagarden was originally published in 1895 as a protest against a problem all too prevalent in the author’s time—farmers planted more corn than they could properly manage. …… Continue reading Free eBook: Growing Corn Successfully
The Chautauqua Hills run in a narrow band (ten miles wide at most) from the Kansas–Oklahoma line up to about Yates Center.
Experts usually agree that soaker hoses can reduce the amount of water wasted in the garden. The question is, are they worth your money? The answer will vary.
In the end, we each have to piece together the information we need to carry out our own unique purpose.
Here’s a book that can help you grow something a little different in your field or food plot: Beans as a Field Crop in Kansas, issued by the Kansas State Horticultural Society in 1918. This brief publication starts with a look at the history and benefits of bean-raising in Kansas. Then follows a guide to…… Continue reading Free eBook: Beans as a Field Crop in Kansas
This sandy floodplain is a unique ecosystem, but one that challenges farmers to the utmost.