Tired of tilling? It’s time to throw in the trowel and let soil microorganisms do the work.
This unique seed-throwing grass plays an important role in rebuilding damaged shortgrass prairie.
This native of the shortgrass prairie holds great potential for low-maintenance lawns in dry climates.
This cool-season grass can be a boon in the pasture or a bane in a wildlife planting.
In cool, moist climates, few plants make better forage or turf than Kentucky bluegrass.
Its wide distribution and importance to the prairie ecosystem have made little bluestem the state grass of Kansas.
Organic gardeners have many good reasons to use mulch besides aesthetics. We’ll give you three.
Christmas is just around the corner! If you are looking for a few ideas to bring a smile to the face of that gardener in the family this year, allow us to make a few recommendations. The Family Garden Journal. Our garden journal is a great way for a gardener to celebrate a year ofContinue reading “10 Gifts for Gardeners”
Looking for the right cover crop? Give this Cover Crop Decision Tool from the Midwest Cover Crop Council a try. First select from one of the following states: Iowa. Illinois. Indiana. Kansas. Michigan. Minnesota. Missouri. Ohio. Ontario. Wisconsin. Then choose options that take into account your growing conditions: County (for frost/freeze date estimate). Planting andContinue reading “Cover Crop Decision Tool”
Between 1929 and 1932, the net income of the average farm operator fell 69%. Prices for agricultural products were at their lowest since the 1890s. Wheat sold for only 25 cents per bushel. Much of this drop in prices was due to an agricultural surplus. Harvests had been bountiful before the drought hit, and aContinue reading “The Agricultural Adjustment Act in the Great Plains: Part 1”