Saturday, July 23, 2016
tomato blossom end rot

Blossom end rot can affect tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, cucumbers, squash and even watermelons.
loading grain bins

Farm safety kits should include items to handle a major trauma. Here are 6 tips for creating a farm safety kit.
English daisies, pansies and marigolds collage

A list of edible flowers, plus tips for choosing flowers and resources for cooking and baking.
pastured poultry chickens

Poultry flocks are no exception to heat stress. Find out how you can help birds beat the heat in hot weather.
fruit fly on banana peel

Instructions for making a fruit fly trap, plus tips for keeping fruit flies out of your house.
sun through corn field

If you work outside all day, or even if you enjoy outdoor summer activities, be aware of the symptoms of heat-related illnesses, as well as prevention and treatment.
money

As a beginning farmer, niche producer or small family farm, you may have more options to finding funds than the traditional outlets for a farm loan.
hugelkultur bed

Somewhat related to raised beds, learn what the hugelkultur gardening technique is.
aster seedlings growing in container

Keep your plants straight this summer by making creative, unique plant markers with materials you may already have lying around the house.
green tomatoes on vine

5 tips for ripening green tomatoes, plus how to prune tomato plants.
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