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Field Notes – October 2016

Field Notes – October 2016

With Halloween coming up at the end of the month, we’ve got a note about bats – the real ones, that don’t suck blood but do eat mosquitos and pollinate native plants – and what the Kerr Center is doing on the ranch to help them help us.

First, though – and on a similar note – read what David Redhage has to say about native plants and ecosystem management.

Then, take in a new video showing how Kerr’s organic farm program uses a bed shaper to make raised beds in the fields.

Also, have a look at what one Oklahoma rancher did to keep winter winds – and cattle – from eroding his pond dam and fouling the pond water.

Last but not least, don’t miss a new SARE resource on season extension – and, as usual, tips on sustainable agriculture events coming up around the state, region, and nation.

Field Notes – October 2016 (PDF, 530 KB)
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