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Using a Bed Shaper

Horticulture Program Assistant Bill Edgar demonstrates using a bed shaper to form raised beds for planting.

How to Take a Soil Sample to Yield an Accurate Soil Test

Tools, tips and techniques for taking a soil sample that will result in an accurate soil test. Presented by Kerr Center Horticulture Manager George Kuepper. Testing your soil is essential for getting the best results…

Tire Tanks: Preparation

In this video, Kerr Center Livestock Program Assistant Daryl Davis demonstrates how to prepare a used tire for conversion to a watering tank for cattle.

Tire Tanks: Installation

In this video, Kerr Center Livestock Program Assistant Daryl Davis demonstrates how to plumb an old tire converted for use as a watering tank.

Vermicomposting at Kerr Center I

Composting with earthworms– the basics. Consultant Luke Freeman explains how vermicomposting works and details of the Kerr Center project. The center’s Canon Organic Horticulture Project uses vermicompost in its soil building program. Also featuring Kerr Center intern Jon Pollnow.

How to Make Compost, with Luke Freeman

Learn how to make compost with Luke Freeman at the Kerr Center.

Vermicomposting II- Bins & Management

Discussion of vermicompost bins: commercial black plastic, cinderblock sides and straw/hay bale sides. Pros and cons of each, Kerr Center experience, and discussion of how to manage the worms.

Cattle Dentition Video

This is a video of David Sparks, D.V.M., from the 2011 Healthy Soils, Healthy Livestock conference, explaning how to determine a cow’s age by looking at her teeth.

Electric Fencing Closeup: how to attach an insulator

In this short video, learn how to attach an insulator to an electric fence.

Electric Fencing Closeup: how to tie a flexible end loop

In this short video, Ralph Harris of NRCS Arkansas demonstrates tying your electric fence to end poles, using a knot that allows maximum flexibility.

Electric Fencing: How to Splice Wires Together

Ralph Harris of Arkansas NRCS demonstrates how to splice two electric fence wires together with a knot that is smooth and conducts electricity well at a workshop sponsored by the Oklahoma Farmers and Ranchers Association in Wilson, Oklahoma, in June 2011.

Electric Fencing with Ralph Harris, part 1

NRCS electric fencing expert Ralph Harris leads a hands-on workshop at the Wilson Indian Community Center in Wilson, Oklahoma in June 2011. Part one of three.

Electric Fencing with Ralph Harris, part 2

NRCS electric fencing expert Ralph Harris leads a hands-on workshop at the Wilson Indian Community Center in Wilson, Oklahoma in June 2011. Part two of three.

Electric Fencing with Ralph Harris, part 3

NRCS electric fencing expert Ralph Harris leads a hands-on workshop at the Wilson Indian Community Center in Wilson, Oklahoma in June 2011. Part three of three.

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