President’s Note: Book Review: Monarchs and Milkweed The book covers the relationship between the monarch and the milkweed. It is a quality published book with abundant references. Read more Monarch Watch Accepting Pre-Orders for Milkweed Plants Monarch Watch is now accepting pre-orders for milkweed plants, to be shipped in the spring. Seedlings are sold by the flat, with varieties sorted by region. Read more President’s Note: Book Review: The Sunflower Family David Redhage offers this book review of The Sunflower Family, a new ID guide from the Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT). Read more President’s Note: Bird Populations in Decline Bird populations are dropping sharply – common and rare species alike. What can you do to help? Read more New Fact Sheets: Ecosystem Services of Cover Crops SARE”S set of new fact sheets detail the ecosystem services of cover crops: from preventing erosion to protecting songbirds. Read more President’s Note: Pollinator Seed Mixes Oklahoma-based Johnston Seeds has developed three different pollinator seed mixes tailored for eastern, central and western Oklahoma. Read more President’s Note: Modernizing Old Technology Modernizing old technologies can make good sense in today’s world. What old technology do you use because it is best for the task? Read more President’s Note: Book Review: Garden Insects of North America In 2018, Princeton University Press released an updated 2nd edition of Garden Insects of North America, with over 700 pages and more than 3,000 full color plates. If you wanted one book to help identify garden insects, this is it. Read more President’s Note: Integrated Monarch Monitoring Program Get trained to monitor monarchs right in your own back yard (or back forty). Read more President’s Note: Book Review: The World in a Grain The book I am reviewing covers a topic you probably wouldn’t consider important for sustainable agriculture unless it was part of your soil. The book’s title is The World in a Grain: The Story of… Read more Meet Our Experts Will Lathrop Karlee Pruitt David Redhage The Kerr Center’s Day-to-Day blog chronicled events on the farm and ranch from May 2011 to September 2014.