Sunday, July 24, 2016
garden weeds

After weeks of battling weeds, by June gardeners are tempted to throw in the hat. Tools, natural herbicides, mulch and cover crops can help control weeds.

Help us identify this flea market find. This wooden tool was found in Washington County, Pennsylvania and its owner could use some help identifying it.
kids swim

When Sutherland thinks of her childhood summers she can remember playing in the hay mow, swimming, climbing trees, and spending hours exploring the woods.
butterfly

Dr. Scott Shalaway recently attended the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History's annual Bug Fair. He also spotted a bear on his property and has made note of the return of cicada brood V.
Corn planting

"It's all in the timing" and this year, with a planting season that has not been the friendliest, there seems to be a fair split between optimism and pessimism heading into another season.
Pumping gas

Knowing your conversions can save you money, and is good for everyday life.
holding hands

The next time we feel moved to criticize, we would all do well to thank God and Guardian Angels and practice a little gratitude instead.
U.S. Capitol

While American farmers and ranchers were eyeball-deep in spring planting and first-cutting hay, their commodity groups and federal government were knee-deep in narrowly-focused studies.
soil test kit

The Medina Soil and Water Conservation District received a small grant to assist farmers comparing cropfields for carbon dioxide emissions as a direct indicator of soil health.
market chart graphic

The markets have made significant improvement, at least for now.
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