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Cover Crops for Backyard Gardens: Why, When, What, How to Plant

Source: Garden&HomeDIY
December 6, 2016

Cover crops for backyard gardens – why, when, what and how to plant them in your garden beds. Cover crops are an easy way to add organic matter and nutrients to your soil. 11 more words


Clean Water Superstar #1: Oilseed Radish

Every month, the Clean Water Initiative Program will be highlighting a Clean Water Superstar. These are species that help keep our state’s water resources swimmable, drinkable, and fishable. 547 more words


good food news

Buckets of rain fell last night soaking a moisture-vacant soil craving the stuff since early summer. The more than two inch downfall settled the irritating dust clouds emerging from the least bit of…to read more click here Vol.9 #33 (11-29-16)


A Time of Thanks!

Happy Thanksgiving!

On behalf of the entire Iowa Learning Farms team, I would like to thank all of our hosts, speakers and partners for a great 2016 Field Day season.  152 more words

Cover Crops

Fields of Green: Fall Cover Crop Biomass Sampling

An unseasonably warm fall has made an excellent year for cover crop growth! The ILF team has been traveling across the state and has seen some beautiful, green cover crop fields. 652 more words

Cover Crops

November Notes from the Organic Vegetable Garden, in Potomac Overlook Regional Park

Putting the Garden to Bed

By Certified Master Gardener Nancy Dowling

If you come to the Organic Vegetable Garden today, you will see nearly every bed green with foliage. 442 more words

Demonstration Gardens

2016 Forage & Grazing School presentations include management intensive grazing, fertility, variety trial results, economics and hay preservatives

A day-long program for hay and cattle producers featured Idaho experts on topics including management intensive grazing, hay preservatives, results of alfalfa variety trials for North Idaho, managing fertility in hay and pasture ground, weed control and economics. 572 more words