field notes march 2023

Kerr Center Publications

Field Notes – March 2023

Field Notes – March 2023

Spring has sprung! David Redhage catches the spirit of the season with a review of a new book on getting organic operations started, fast, by focusing on the soil first.

As if that weren’t inspiration enough, don’t miss an upcoming RFD-TV episode highlighting sustainable innovations in agriculture. It was made in collaboration with SARE, and premieres March 29.

If you’re planting for pollinators, don’t forget that Monarch Watch offers free milkweed seedlings for schools, non-profits, and large-scale restoration projects.

If your spring projects tend more toward launching a new direct-market meat enterprise, there’s a helpful new guide out to get you started.

Spring is for picnics, and ants are infamous for spoiling those – but new research shows that ants may be more effective than chemical insecticides at reducing pest damage in crops.

Field Notes – March 2023 (PDF, 600 KB)