The sludge bucket is one of the many ways I try to re-capture the nutrients weeds steal from my soil. I have been experimenting with it for the past 4/5 years. 413 more words
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Earth Day challenges us to consider various ways we might contribute mitigate our impact on the planet and its resources.
Each year, Wisconsin households still send 600 million pounds of “food waste” and compostable material to our landfills. 78 more words
Production systems, land cover change and soil factors affecting pasture production in semi-arid Nakasongola
Emmanuel Zziwa, Geoffrey Kironchi, Charles Gachene, Swidiq Mugerwa, Denis Mpairwe
Key words: Degradation, land use, rangeland, soil nutrients, Uganda.
The current pace of rangeland degradation imparted by appalling land use and management systems is greatly limiting the potential of the soil resource to support pasture production in semi-arid rangelands of Uganda. 175 more words
It’s a beautiful blue-sky kind of day and wouldn’t you know, Roy has to work off-farm. I’ve gone ahead and spread 120 pounds of ag-lime onto plot four by simply dumping it into our drop spreader then pushing it vertically and horizontally several times back and forth across the plot to ensure the lime is spread evenly. 159 more words