Environmental Health on the Farm
By Grit Staff | Oct 13, 2016
WINTERSET, Iowa — Spend three days November 15 through 17 with renowned animal behaviorist Fred Provenza, exploring how behavior influences the health of the environment around you. In addition to discussing plant, animal and human behavior, Provenza will explore topics including epigenetics, plant diversity, and plant palatability. Hosted by Practical Farmers of Iowa, this event is free and includes breakfast and lunch each day. Check out the event page on Facebook at http://bit.ly/2cg7AVd, or contact Meghan Filbert at 515- 232-5661 and email@example.com.
Garden Crop Rotation Simplified
One of the biggest obstacles for gardeners is crop rotation. This sounds like a simple task, but when you take into account which plants are companion plants, what type of soil each needs, and try to work those into crop rotation, well it gets a little confusing. Crop rotation is necessary whether you plant in […]
Beekeeping for Beginners: Common-Sense Guide to Bee Safety
It’s common bee safety knowledge that bees are defensive by nature, so don’t set off their warning bells is one beekeeping for beginners tip.
From One Novice Farmer to Another: Questions to Answer Before Beginning Farming
Bush hogging a field with the dog guarding Photo by Bradley Rankin Have you been thinking lately about taking the plunge and buying or leasing a small farm? If the answer is yes, then I would like to share with you my experiences since 2018 for finding, purchasing, and developing our 48-acre Kentucky farm. Learn […]