Wednesday, April 8, 2020
seedlings

If you're an avid gardener, or hobby farmer, get your seeds started indoors soon. Starting seeds in late February and early March will give your plants the best chance when they're moved outdoors.

Practical advice on how to buy birds, set-up a brooder and grow birds to harvest weight
Corn emerging

As analysts account for the economic downturn caused by COVID-19, 2020 farm income prospects remain dismal.
journal

Mike Tontimonia remembers Paul Liikala, a fellow outdoor writer and good friend, after seeing his name in an old log book from a fishing trip in 1987.

Applying fertilizers to hay and pasture fields to stimulate plant growth will generally increase yields substantially.
mount rushmore

Hugh Earnhart digs into the history of Mount Rushmore. Learn how the idea began, the faces were chosen and the work was completed.

Just days after 20 inches of snow blanketed the ridge, a second storm arrived. We could have another 8 inches by morning. Such conditions bring...

If you didn’t find time to plant a garden this spring, don’t worry. Gardeners can plant vegetables in July and August for a fall harvest.
woman eating popcorn

Kymberly Foster Seabolt shares what she's learned from her obsession with news and media — as a society, we have no idea how to really quarantine.
Bull Country compost

Conservation planning has been the root of the efforts to save our nation's precious soil since the Dust Bowl era some 80 years ago.