Today was the first day of 2015 spring field work for Iowa Learning Farms! Here are a few shots from my visit to our cover crop plots at the ISU Armstrong Research Farm (Southwest Iowa): 86 more words
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Put the dates on your calendar: August 5, 6 and 7, 2015!!!
The intensive training workshop will focus on measuring and improving soil health through holistic, adaptive and data-driven soil management. 71 more words
The skies above Listening Stones Farm have been filled with murmurations of blackbirds and cries of waterfowl on the wing. The cacophony in the slough just east of us is louder than a Friday night frat party, though it starts before dawn instead of finishing just then. 1,187 more words
Whether planting your first garden, or gardening in the same familiar spot you have for years – planting a green manure crop early this spring can be just the ticket to recharging your soil for a great summer crop of vegetables! 608 more words