Describes impacts of nitrogen overfertilization and uneven irrigation on groundwater in Willamette Valley, Oregon. Recommends that mint crop growers use stem testing to gauge nitrogen needs more closely and advises growers on how to improve irrigation system efficiency.
Explains water-quality issues related to excess phosphorus in surface waters. Provides specific ways for homeowners, commercial property managers, irrigated row crop growers, dryland farmers, ranchers, and confined animal feeding operators to reduce phosphorus loss to surface waters.
Many farms will be required to go through some sort of Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) certification process in order to satisfy buyer demands or because they will be required to under the new Food Safety Modernization Act. ...
Learn about plant cuttings, water and light requirements, temperature, fertilizer, pests, and repotting.
Information about garden planning, maintenance and clean up, pest monitoring and management, houseplants, and indoor gardening for the month of February.
Information about garden planning, maintenance and clean up, pest monitoring and management, houseplants, and indoor gardening for the month of July.
How to properly incorporate grains into an entire farm. Includes suggestions for rotations on various types of farms.