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Biofertilizers are the new “it” product for all kinds of crops. Here's how to make sure you’re not buying snake oil.
An increasing number of plant fertilizer products touting microbes as the primary active ingredient are being marketed to growers. Claims are made that they’ll enhance anything from crop growth...
Deciphering the jargon on the package label is half the battle
There’s a wide selection of lawn and garden fertilizers available, but you have to know what’s in the bag for the best results. On the label, you’ll see three letters - N,P, and K...
As summer fades into fall it is time to help lawns recover from summer stress and prepare for the winter ahead.
Continue to mow your lawn as long as it continues to grow. Grow cool season grasses like bluegrass, fescue and ryegrass 2-1/2 to 3-1/2 inches tall. Warm season grasses like bermudagrass,...
Get your lawn off to the right start with tips from the pros.
These tools and products will help you achieve your gardening goals this year.
Everything you need to know to grow your own tomatoes this year!
An accidental discovery has turned into a new method for fertilizing pastures.
The discovery that raw milk is an effective soil enhancer happened quite by accident. In 2002, steel-executive- turned-dairy-farmer David Wetzel began making specialty butters and cheeses as a niche...
Iowa family sprays raw milk on pasture as fertilizer
The discovery that raw milk is an effective soil enhancer happened quite by accident. In 2002, steel-executive-turned-dairy-farmer David Wetzel began making specialty butters and cheeses as a niche...
We all want a healthy, green lawn, and often use fertilizers to boost growth. For best results, calculate the size of your yard, and buy a local product
Radio interview source: Zac Reicher, Turfgrass Professor, University of Nebraska Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below Fertilizing your lawn properly can lead to...
Lots of acreage owners try organic lawn care, but soon they find that going all natural requires more work and expense than they can provide.