Sunday, April 5, 2020
The Dirt on Conservation

The Dirt on Conservation

Late-planted oats in December

Convincing others to be more conservation-minded starts with implementing good conservation practices at home, first. Learn where to get started.
bird feeder

Providing bird feeders as supplemental food sources during the winter can not only attract birds to your backyard but can also help them.
no-till corn field

Learn how no-till can minimize soil erosion, reduce soil compaction, save time and money and yield healthier soil to grow crops and gardens.
Flood waters in a shelby county corn field

Last spring’s relentless rainfall played havoc individual fields and this year could be a repeat. Plan now to find solutions to increased rainfall.
Monarch on milkweed

Learn more about the benefits of different types of pollinator gardens and what types of wildlife you can expect to visit throughout the year.
composting waste

Consider a resolution to reduce your waste — reuse, repurpose and completely wear things out before discarding them as waste.
striped bass

Growing big bass comes down to good pond management. Use these simple steps to get started and have an efficient system where everything thrives.
mud

Zach Wallace offers a brief overview of selecting a feeding area for animals wintered on pasture to help farmers who are already dealing with mud.
farmer shadow

Farmers must diversify in order to survive in today's markets.
logs

If you are thinking of earning some money by harvesting your timber, there are some things you should know before signing away rights to your property.