A productive alfalfa crop removes significant quantities of macronutrients and small amounts of micronutrients from the soil (Table 1). A complete fertilizer program is essential to ensure a highly productive, long-lived stand.
Most “sick tree” problems can be traced back to underlying stresses that have reduced the tree's vigor, making it more vulnerable to diseases or insect pests.
Most recently, my husband and I purchased a small farm in southern Oregon-ten acres in the Applegate Valley, a mixture of pasture, woodland, hills and weeds. We were delighted when we went into escrow and could not wait to...
How to properly incorporate grains into an entire farm. Includes suggestions for rotations on various types of farms.
A guide for how to collect and where to get a sample analyzed for plant diseases.
A summary of the main trunk diseases causing issues in Oregon and management methods.
As we move into the fall months, cool weather will soon arrive, and the rain will once again fall in western Oregon. There are special considerations for the poultry flock during these months of changing conditions. First of...