Cover Crop Food Plot Mix for Spring of 2018 After studying up on cover crops and talking to several successful cover cropping no til farmers, I have come up with a summer food plot cover crop mix that I will try this spring for both my established plots in PA and up in NY in
This article is copied from Graeme Sait's blog. The title is Humus Saves the World. In it, there is a great list of the benefits of healthy soil with a proper organic matter content. http://blog.nutri-tech.com.au/author/graeme-sait/
Building Better Food Plots I have seen lately that guys are thinking about what kind of seed they will plant in the spring. They are looking for a magic bean that will grow bigger and better food plots. I have learned over the years that I can achieve better food plots by building healthy soils.
This article is taken from Graeme Sait's blog. In it, he lists the benefits of healthy soil organic matter content. http://blog.nutri-tech.com.au/author/graeme-sait/ Humus Saves the World 29 APRIL 2013 on Biological Agriculture, nutrition farming, planetary health, sustainable agricultureFollowing my recent address to a crowd of climate change activists on the steps of City Hall in LA, I was flooded with urgent
Food Plots Fail We've all been there. We put in a lot of effort preparing the soil, spend a lot of money on seed and soil amendments, plant our seeds and...nothing, your food plots fail. The lush plot full of nutritious forage you envisioned looks like a patch of weeds and bare dirt. When it
When to Plant Summer Food Plots When planting summer food plots, I like to get them in early since we will want the plants to mature as soon as possible in the late summer. As soon as the soil temperature beneath the surface reaches into the 60s, its time to get seeds into the ground.
What to Plant in spring food plots Summer is right around the corner and with all the rain we’ve been having is making everything grow and green up in our spring food plots like crazy. If you are thinking about planting a new plot and wondering what to plant in your spring food plots, read
Food Plot Soil Health Today I would like to write about soil health. Everyone knows we have to lime and fertilize our food plots, but why? When? How much? How often? Once you have your food plot soil corrected in terms of pH and fertility and plant and animal communities working correctly in the soil,
The Farm Bill is a giant comprehensive federal government expenditure that funds a lot of programs including farm subsidies and food stamps. One of the broad categories is Conservation. This category funds soil protection, forestry and wildlife habitat through landscape level initiatives that address protection of major watersheds, as well as programs for individual landowners
A six-foot tall thistle plant with lots of nasty spikes. The inner stem is edible if you want to hack off all the outer leaves A Spear Thistle, Native to America I got a phone call from a client that hired me to clear stones and plant some food plots