Tuesday, March 21, 2023
Tractor applying fertilizer

Fall is an ideal time to collect soil samples, evaluate nutrient levels and develop a management plan to reduce the cost of fertilizing and liming pastures.
shovel to ground

Fall is an ideal time to plant new trees. Learn more about the nuances of planting and successfully establishing balled-and-burlapped trees.
Bluebird nesting box

Fall is a great time to make sure nest boxes and birdhouses are inspected, cleaned up and repaired for next season.
witch hazel

Witch hazel is an astringent plant used for reducing inflammation, soothing skin and tightening and toning tissue. Learn how to forage for it in the fall.

Both bison and buffalo are in the Bovidae family; however, the terms are not interchangeable and there are obvious differences between the animals.
milkweed seed pod

Milkweed seed pods can be collected from September to November. Then the seeds can be planted or donated to a local soil and water conservation district.

Learn how to prepare and arrange a charcuterie board for any occasion with these recipes for breakfast, appetizer, dinner and dessert charcuterie boards.
American redstart warbler

Migratory birds travel thousands of miles from September to October. Help from backyard conservationists along the way can help them make the flight safely.

Fall leaves are an underutilized natural resource, one of the most readily-available forms of organic matter and the cheapest fertilizer on the market.
Tractor on road

Fall harvest can approach quickly and with a sense of urgency. However, it’s essential to keep safety in mind to prevent injuries and accidents.