On Tuesday, August 19, over 100 area farmers attended an Iowa Learning Farms field day near Klemme. Host Dean Stromer, and his son Will, spoke about their motivation for using strip-till and other conservation practices. 196 more words
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This morning I sowed a mix of oats, peas, and radish into a field I ploughed recently.
By doing primary tillage this time of year, I’m giving the soil life time to recover before winter sets in. 76 more words
When anyone asks what the “secret” is to a successful garden – it doesn’t take long for us to get to the topic of cover crops. 781 more words
The Master Gardener Association, Inc., recommend using a cover crop as a very good method of controlling weeds in the organic garden.
Here’s a little excerpt from the Organic Gardening magazine on the advantages of using a cover crop to control weeds in the garden. 69 more words
Getting Dirty with Durham County Master Gardeners Radio Show – Broadcasts Tuesdays at 2:00 pm on WCOM 103.5 Can be heard live or replayed any time at 176 more words