The theory was simple. If consumers had to compete a little harder to obtain commodities, farmers would receive more income for those commodities.
Charles “Buffalo” Jones has the distinction of being one of the first and most dedicated to save the bison from extinction.
Now that you are familiar with the pros and cons of hot composting, are you eager to get started? Or do you feel overwhelmed just thinking about all that preparation and turning? If you fall into the latter category, don’t give up on composting altogether just yet. First consider cold composting. Introduction to Cold CompostingContinue reading “Pros and Cons of Cold Composting”
This pH and NPK test kit is simple and inexpensive—perfect for the budget-conscious gardener.
January is a great time to plan for a new year! Take some time to shape your philosophy and develop a farming or gardening approach.
Now that we know what brix is and how to measure it, we’re ready to find ways to apply this knowledge. So what is an ideal brix level? Most plants show markedly improved vitality and pest resistance when their brix levels hit 12 degrees on a refractometer, although with care many can go far higherContinue reading “Brix: How Do We Use It?”
October is just around the corner! Are you ready to start a business, explore nature, and live by faith?
Young people continue to enter agriculture, while some environmental issues have attracted the attention of the average American.
There’s a new farming technique on the Midwestern prairie. It’s innovative, it’s sustainable, but it’s also readily available.
Farming the Dust Bowl: A First-Hand Account From Kansas by Lawrence Svobida is the narrative of a young farmer grappling with dust and drought on a Meade County farm.