Daily Archives: April 6, 2015

Learn how cover crops can produce Nitrogen for your fields.

Learn how cover crops can produce Nitrogen for your fields.

Christina Curell

Michigan State University

Cover Crops can be used to produce Nitrogen. The following charts rates legumes as a nitrogen source and gives nitrogen production from common cover crop species.

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How America’s most famous farmer can appeal to left, right and center

How America’s most famous farmer can appeal to left, right and center

Andrew Jenner

Washington Post

You’ve heard of Joel Salatin, right? The self-proclaimed heretic who runs Polyface Farm in the Shenandoah Valley? The eco-friendly, avant-garde Old MacDonald featured in Michael Pollan’s 2006 bestseller, “The Omnivore’s Dilemma,” and the 2008 documentary “Food, Inc.”?

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Beef herd rebuilding: What’s next?

Beef herd rebuilding: What’s next?

Robert Bourne

Durant Democrat

According to Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist, the long-awaited end to beef cow herd liquidation happened in 2014 as the industry abruptly switched to expansion.

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