Oats are a popular cover crop. Typically they're killed when it’s time to plant the cash crop. Giving oats a full season would offer farmers a product to sell.
Nutrient runoff isn’t a concern in Indiana because nutrients move away with water. When they settle in Lake Erie, for instance, is when they become a problem.
Three of the world’s largest facilities are scheduled to come on stream in the next year to produce a variety of nitrogen products.
Bringing monitoring technology to farmer’s fields means the farmer instantly knows how much fertilizer that area needs. They can then avoid applying too much.
Cover crops, like crimson clover and hairy vetch, grow during the winter when everything else freezes.
Why does the compost pile smell? How often do I turn it? How do I know it's garden-ready? This composting primer is handy for beginners and experts alike.
What have you always wanted to know about composting but didn't know who to ask? Two Master Composters are here with some answers.
Ferrol Johnson doesn’t mince words when talking about the difficulties of growing food in clay soil. He offers tips for being successful next spring.
The growing season is winding down and the days are growing shorter. Just when you thought your work was over, your garden still needs your attention.