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.
Framed or mounded, raised beds give plant roots the space they need
Are you thinking about using manure to fertilize your farm but want more information? Properly managed manure applications recycle nutrients to crops, improve soil quality, and protect water quality. From deciding whether manure is ...
Gardening in raised beds has been a common practice for centuries. "Raised" means the soil level in the bed is higher than its surrounding, and "bed" implies it is small enough to work from the walkways.
How to properly incorporate grains into an entire farm. Includes suggestions for rotations on various types of farms.
If you’ve ever dreamed of roasting chestnuts by an open fire, you might want to consider growing your own.
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...