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Sowing Winter Cover Crops

With the weather turning cool and the fall harvest beginning to come in, you may think the time for sowing seeds is past. And for most seeds, you would be right. 585 more words


Learn about weeds and cover crops from October ILF webinar

The October ILF webinar contained some great information about weed management when using cover crops. Bob Hartzler, ISU Extension weed specialist, presented findings from a study done by graduate student Meaghan Anderson. 112 more words

Peregrine Farm News Vol. 11 #28, 10/15/14

What’s been going on!

Arghhh!!!!  Damn this rain.  Some of you may know that I am somewhat of a perfectionist, really more of “elegantist”, I know not a real word.  463 more words


Trying our hands at a winter garden

Somewhere in one of his redonculous quantity of books on gardening, the DreadBrewer read that beds should never lie fallow, even in the winter. And so we are trying our hands at a winter garden, complete with cover crops. 508 more words


October 12, 2014

Two months in the life of a small vegetable farm.

A glorious summer sky, as seen through towering sunchoke flowers.

My crop of volunteer celosia. They are pretty, though they took over our whole lima bean planting. 585 more words


eOrganic is sponsoring several new webinars

New webinars by eOrganic are coming up starting October 14. Several pertain to integrated pest management.

This season’s program features many regional and national research groups and farmers working on organic weed and insect management, organic grain production, and organic plant breeding.  190 more words


Dancing life's tango

One foot in summer, one foot in fall. This is how I am feeling lately, and I’m not liking it. It was around 80 degrees on Saturday at our… 586 more words

Horticultural Therapy