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.
Fearing backlash from customers, companies like Coke, Nestle and General Mills, are pressuring farmers to reduce their contribution to water pollution.
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.
Corn and soybean farmers are adding a cover crop season – whether they have cattle to graze on the green or not.
Dandelion Village begins clearing, planting and construction on a new eco-minded cooperative.
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.
Stephanie Solomon of Mother Hubbard's Cupboard explains how she transformed grassy parkland into two fertile garden plots, one of which is in a hoop house.
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.