Best results will follow from tailoring the farm layout to the farm conditions. So what are the optimal conditions for common aspects of a farm?
Lumpy strawberry, characteristic of boron deficiency To say that boron is important to plants would be the height of understatement. To put it more plainly, plants simply would not exist without boron. The reason boron is so crucial to plant health is that it is involved in ion exchange and the movement of other nutrients…… Continue reading Boron in Plants
There’s so much to learn about Kansas, including history, nature, architecture, and more. Where to start?
Orchard grass (Dactylis glomerata) is a variety of bunch grass with deep roots and a somewhat variable appearance.
Heavy Horses is probably one of the most comprehensive yet beginner-friendly draft horse resources on the web.
Broad-leaf wood-oats (Chasmanthium latifolium) is a very unique plant that goes by many names: spangle grass, Indian wood-oats, wild oats, river, oats, northern sea oats, and inland sea oats.
Too many family ranches these days are supported by a spouse’s off-ranch income. But this book by Cody Holmes proves that it doesn’t have to be this way!
The Backyard Homestead Seasonal Planner is a season-guided approach to keeping up with the homestead chores in sync with nature.
Planning a healthy diet for your animals is critical as far as your finances and their health are concerned, so take your time.
When extension centers and other information sources discuss stocking rates, they usually make their recommendations in acres per animal (or animals per acre, depending on the climate and the type of animal). For instance, you might read a factsheet that advocates 5 cow-calf pairs to the acre. There’s one problem with this method of calculating…… Continue reading What are Animal Units?