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Autumn To-Do List

Yikes….where did the summer go? We are quickly realizing that the sun sets earlier, the air is cooler, and people are stocking up on scarves. This time of year, is quite possibly my favorite along with being one of the busier seasons. 223 more words

In The Farmyard

Garden Do-over - Reinventing the garden for fall

The tomatoes hold on for their last hurrah – a feverish push before they succumb to disease or the icy grip of frost.  Cucumbers and squash, looking ragged after a long season, produce as fast as they can as the season comes to a close.  757 more words

Featured

Planting Cover Crops Behind Corn

Corn harvest has wrapped up for several growers, leaving a number of fields empty for the remainder of the summer.  Rather than letting fields sit empty, some growers are giving cover crops a try.   293 more words

Corn

How to plan cover crops

In Delta Farm Press

by Trenton Roberts, University of Arkansas

If you are considering implementing winter cover crops into your crop rotation this fall, the single biggest piece of advice that I can give you is to plan, plan, plan. 238 more words

News

Another chance to learn

Here’s another chance to learn about farming organically from 9am-3:15pm Thursday, September 3 at the Advanced Biological Solutions annual field day at the Tom and Chris Besecker Organic Farm, 5196 Hogpath Road, Greenville, Ohio 45331. 154 more words

Organic Farming

Beyond Sustainable

Beyond Sustainable

A.V. Walters

For decades, sustainable has been the goal. Organic gardeners and farmers could proudly point at their successful efforts for the fact that they’d brought in crops that were… 784 more words

Agriculture

Field days offer perspectives on cover crops, nutrient management, and more

The days are long, the crops are lush and green, and the temperatures are a bit cooler – late summer field days can’t be beat! 377 more words