Clair Keene, a researcher at The Pennsylvania State University, and her colleagues wanted to find the perfect time to crimp-kill a cover crop: grown long enough to make biomass adequate to suppress weeds, but not far enough along to make seeds.
Field Notes – July 2016
Summer is blockbuster movie season. This month, we’ve got viewing suggestions of our own, highlighting several videos from the Kerr Center site.
First, though, take a look with David Redhage at small-scale grain raising – both past and potential future.
Then, grab your popcorn for two new videos that explain how to prepare and install watering tanks made from old tires.
Last year’s TV report on pollinators in Oklahoma, by Scott Thompson from Tulsa’s News on 6 – filmed in part at the Kerr ranch – is still available online.
Finally, learn how to take a soil sample from a video featuring Horticulture Manager George Kuepper, and recorded and edited by Communications Director Maura McDermott – both of whom have recently retired. Please visit our website and join us in wishing them well.Field Notes – July 2016 (PDF, 700 KB)