Thursday, May 5, 2016
planting field

Breaking New Ground Agricultural producers are reminded to consult with FSA and NRCS before breaking out new ground for production purposes as doing so without prior authorization may put a producer's federal farm program benefits in jeopardy.
corn harvest

Last year, according to U.S. Department of Commerce data, American ag sales to Cuba hit $149 million, the lowest level since 2002.
Carolina wren

Though Carolina wrens eschew traditional nest boxes, they are easily coaxed into a simple box that takes advantage of this wren's loose definition of a cavity.
Prairie scene

Hard work and dreams of what could be, pushed early Americans to survive.
Egyptian walking onion

Perennial food plants are unique because they produce several seasons of crops over many years. Learn why you should grow perennial foods, and get 8 recommendations for perennials to include in your food garden.

How do you use a bowl with holes in its side? Help us figure out the mystery behind this bowl's use.
Cover crops field

With strong results, the cover cover crop program continues to grow.
boat

Find out the top six ways boat fires happen and learn some lessons to take home.
frog

A walk in the woods after dark during a gentle rain in March is an easy way to find and observe these breeding frogs and salamaders. All that's required is a flashlight and waterproof boots.
texting

The days of the hand-written love letter are numbered. No lovely hand-written love letters will be treasured, kept under lock and key, one day taking you back in time.
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