Thanks to a shift to neonics over the last quarter century, U.S. croplands are now 50 times more toxic to honeybees, even with less pesticides applied.
Field Notes – September 2020
Field Notes September 2020
Happy fall! We welcome the season with good news from a couple of different fronts at the national level.
First, large-scale survey data show continuing widespread adoption of cover crops.
Secondly, the latest acreage totals from the Conservation Reserve Program Grasslands signup are in. They’re high overall, and Oklahoma is among the highest.
On a smaller scale, we share the results of the horticulture program’s work this summer growing peppers in self-wicking containers.
Also, don’t miss David Redhage’s tip for modifying our chicken tractor plans to give your back a rest.Field Notes – September 2020 (PDF, 600 KB)