Hezam Kittani liked the elevated, computerized planters funded by USAID. But he wanted to figure out a way to build the system without relying on grants.
This year, many fields are bone dry and that has many farmers in the region thinking about how to manage their land, their animals and the water that is there.
Kansas Water Office is teaming with farmers to demonstrate that new irrigation methods can reduce the demand on the Ogallala Aquifer without sacrificing yields.
Rivers are unpredictable and they can’t always be contained. That can leave farmers and residents of the floodplain in the midst of a confusing situation.
While most crops suffered under the intense heat of this summer’s drought, some farms throughout the Midwest and the South have reported booming pumpkin crops.
Your plants require daily attention, from regular watering to the occasional pinch and prune. Your diligence will pay off in healthier plants and fewer weeds.