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Green Manures: Let's Look at Legumes

by D.A. Salazar, MG Class of 2009

We’ve all heard that legumes are “nitrogen fixers”, and can do great things for poor, tired soil. It being the season for planting cover crops (a.k.a. 688 more words

Master Gardeners

Cover crop conference October 28-29

From Delta Farm Press

by Elton Robinson

There was so much interest in the first Southern Agricultural Cover Crops Conference that organizers decided to do it again. 170 more words


Cover Crops and Compost Crops

As you harvest the last of your summer crops, realize that the steps you take now are the beginning of next year’s garden. You could just leave everything as it is, looking not so good through the winter. 1,202 more words

Garden Planning

Carolina Cover Crops Workshop

Workshop will be at The Roper Mountain Science Center, October 3, 2014, 9 AM – 5 PM

Interested in finding out how to use annual cover crops in your crop rotation? 153 more words


Preparing Your Garden for Fall & Winter

Sure, the end of summer is a bummer, but fall is great in its own ways. Fall is certainly the most picturesque time of year, and it provides that specific New-England feel that many seek out. 1,304 more words


4 "Must Do" Chores In Your Garden This Fall - For A Great Garden Next Year!

Chances are –  this time of year –  a picture of your garden would look more like a starving artist painting than a classic masterpiece. 890 more words

Life In The Garden

Great turnout for the first of ILF fall field days

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