Field Notes April 2022

Kerr Center Publications

Field Notes – April 2022

Field Notes April 2022

As spring ripens, crops are starting to come up – and so are the weeds and bugs. David Redhage reviews a new SARE publication meant to help with the weeds part of that, and we look at a new study showing that cover crops may be a better cure to the bugs part than insecticides.

If it seems like the birds are singing just a bit earlier than they used to, it may be because they are! At least, one recent study’s found that many of them are laying their eggs earlier in the year.

If you’ve been sitting on the fence about adding silvopasture to your livestock operation, yet another new study’s compiled information on its benefits – as well as identifying barriers to its more widespread adoption.

Field Notes – April 2022 (PDF, 1.1 MB)