Field Notes May 2020

Kerr Center Publications

Field Notes – May 2020

Field Notes May 2020

David Redhage starts off this issue with an update on how programming on the ranch has been holding up under the combination of shutdown and downpour.

The latest updates to our page of pandemic resources for farmers and ranchers include information on the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, which has just begun taking applications from farming and ranching operations that have suffered economic losses from COVID-19.

Spring may be getting long in the tooth, but there are still plenty of crops that you can plant now for good harvests in summer and fall.

It turns out that the insects we rely on to pollinate those crops don’t quit when the sun goes down. Learn about new research on nighttime pollinators – and how to help protect them.

Field Notes – May 2020 (PDF, 600 KB)