Thursday, July 9, 2020
leaves

Pound for pound, the leaves of most trees contain twice as many minerals as manure. Learn to build a compost pile with the ones you rake up this fall.
pepper plants

Some birds can be a nuisance in the garden, but there are simple ways for gardeners to scare birds off and lessen the damage done to fruits and vegetables.
tomatoes

Tomato diseases set in quickly and can be difficult to diagnose. Learn how to identify and treat the most common tomato diseases.

Enjoy one of North America’s most iconic and beautiful insects. Learn how to find and take care of Monarch butterfly caterpillars.
fruit fly on banana peel

Instructions for making a fruit fly trap, plus tips for keeping fruit flies out of your house.
Milking parlor

Learn how to improve your employee recruiting process and interview skills to find employees that are the right fit for your farm.
vegetables in garden

Whether you have limited planting space or limited time to sow second and third crops, grow-again vegetables produce higher yields with less work.

It’s important for fair organizers, visitors and pork exhibitors to have a comprehensive plan in place to reduce the risk of swine flu transmission.
family at beach

It’s hot outside, so you should keep a close watch on your health. You can easily become susceptible to hyperthermia, which is when your body temperature is unusually high, according to the National Institutes of Health.
green tomatoes

The almanac warns frost is overdue. Vegetable growers are harvesting those last few warm weather crops before it’s too late.