Asparagus is not a very demanding vegetable. As long as you keep the weeds at bay, it will almost take care of itself.
Feed is expensive today, so there’s absolutely no reason to waste it on insects.
We all know that healthy plants are resistant to bugs. Unfortunately, we all too often forget to ask ourselves why this is true.
If you plan to grow alfalfa in Kansas, K-State has just the guide you need. The Alfalfa Production Handbook is available online for download as a free PDF.
Integrated pest management (IPM) is a difficult concept to define because of its complexity. The idea is to use multiple tactics, both proactive and reactive, to keep crop damage below the economic injury level (EIL). Proactive Tactics Much of IPM focuses on preventing pests from becoming a major problem in the first place: Keeping growingContinue reading “What is Integrated Pest Management?”
Notice that keeping plants healthy and destroying the haunts of harmful bugs are crucial to preventing a major onslaught.
If you’re inclined to enjoy the company of insects, you’ll probably find plenty of use for this guide!
It was the mid-19th century. The cattle drive era was in full swing. Longhorns from Texas were entering Kansas in droves on their way up to the railheads. New towns were booming and fresh beef was being supplied to industrialized, post–Civil War consumers. But something was seriously wrong. The problem was not with the hardyContinue reading “Texas Fever”
Diatomaceous earth is extremely easy to use, and it is both safe and effective for dealing with internal and external parasites of pets and livestock.