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Local conservation efforts rewarded

Last updated: 04/26/2018

Local conservation efforts rewarded By Kerri Rempp Record Editor 7 hrs ago Jim O'Rourke's cattle follow him from one high-intensity grazing pasture to another. Short duration...

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Tight budgets aren’t slowing interest in cover crops

Last updated: 04/25/2018

Depressed corn and soybean prices aren’t deterring Iowa farmers from planting cover crops this fall, says Sarah Carlson, Midwest cover crop director for Practical Farmers of...

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Top 10 Questions About Manure Fertilizer - Gardening Know How's Blog

Last updated: 04/25/2018

Here at Gardening Know How we get lots of questions, and our goal is to provide answers to those inquiries to the best of our knowledge. Fertilizing gardens with manure is an...

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8 Ways to Take Action on Food Waste

Last updated: 04/25/2018

In the United States, a whopping 40 percent of food grown or raised is not eaten. That’s pretty shocking, especially when you consider that nearly one in six Americans is food...

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Eco-friendly Roses: Heirloom Varieties and Native Species - Horticulture

Last updated: 04/25/2018

Some gardeners avoid roses because they think these plants require lots of upkeep and chemical spraying. Breeders are responding with eco-friendly roses like the Oso Easy series...

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Make Your Voice Heard On The Future Of Farming

Last updated: 04/25/2018

Make Your Voice Heard On The Future Of Farming Make Your Voice Heard On The Future Of Farming 0 Make Your Voice Heard In February, Defra launched the consultation paper, Health...

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Tomato Cage | How to Build a Tomato Cage | joe gardener®

Last updated: 04/23/2018

Of all the plants I grow in my edible garden, I have to say, my favorite are tomatoes! But, I don’t love the constant challenge of trying to keep them supported as they get...

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Construct a Simple Compost System - DIY - Heirloom Gardener

Last updated: 04/23/2018

The spring is a good time to harvest finished compost and spread it on garden beds and perennials before planting time. Photo by Getty Images/patty_c “Suburban Micro-Farm” by...

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Turf That’s Forever Young

Last updated: 04/22/2018

A well-manicured lawn—an easy and practical way to greet and set a tone for visitors—is a point of pride for many home and business owners. Nothing less than an immaculate first...

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Banking Water, Fixing Soils Yield a No-Till ‘Green Up’

Last updated: 04/22/2018

When Jimmy Emmons talks about the major changes he’s making to his farm, he feels compelled to explain that his father and grandfather, “did the best they could do with the...

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Soil Health Research - NACD

Last updated: 04/21/2018

Newly released research conducted by NACD and Datu Research found that corn and soybean farmers who use cover crops and/or no-till can improve their bottom lines by over $100...

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Hotbin Hot Compost Bin - Composting System Review - Allotment & Gardens

Last updated: 04/21/2018

Having had a hotbin composter for a while now, I’m convinced it is something that every house should have – efficiently converting most kitchen waste as well as green garden...

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