Healthy Soil is Teeming with Microscopic Life

Healthy Soil is Teeming with Microscopic Life

Farmers are intrinsically tied to the soil that encompasses their farmland. Where others only see dirt, greenery, and maybe a few worms, farmers – especially those who rely on organic nutrient sources such as compost, green manure, and plant and animal meals to...
Southern Cover Crop Conference – July 16-17

Southern Cover Crop Conference – July 16-17

Make plans to attend the 2019 Southern Cover Crop Conference that will be held on July 16-17 at Auburn University.  The first day of the conference will take place at Auburn Hotel and Conference Center. Speakers will cover topics related to maximizing benefits of...
Nutrient Management for Vegetable Crops

Nutrient Management for Vegetable Crops

Proper plant nutrition is key to a successful vegetable crop.  Too little fertilizer reduces yields.  Too much fertilizer, though not always harmful to the crop, can be economically detrimental to the farm and can negatively impact the environment.  Also, over...