Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Red clover

As a bountiful harvest empties our fields and gardens, and fills our wheelbarrows and pickup beds with fresh fruits and veggies, growers wonder what to do with the newly vacant space.
birthing goats collage

These birthing preparations for facilities, medical, nutrition and equipment/supplies are great for first-timers and are also a useful reminder for us seasoned farmers.

Vegetable plants in the same family have similar characteristics. Familiarity with plant families gives gardeners keen insight to plants’ unique needs.

Young farmers’ desire to farm is value-driven. They want to feed our families high-quality food and aim to produce the same for consumers.
snowy spruce trees

Whether you visit a tree farm or a local lot to purchase your Christmas tree this year, these tips and tricks will help you select the best Christmas tree for your space.

The garden may look bare and dreary, but winter is nature’s time to rest. Nurture nature with these seven tips to protect plants and enrich soil overwinter.
heirloom tomatoes

There isn't a formula for market garden profitability, but attention to what is most profitable, least labor intensive and most cost effective to produce will help you determine what to grow.

Locally grown food is good for eaters, the economy and the environment. It increases farm income, creates profitable new markets for local producers, brings people together, builds community and strengthens our food system.
rust colored mums

Fall garden maintenance of perennials is minimal, but important to keep flowers at peak performance.

"Heritage" is an umbrella term that embraces pure breeds of livestock and poultry with deep histories in the United States. And many farmers are working to bring them from the brink of extinction.