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)