The Kerr Center is planting a large number of highbush and rabbiteye blueberry varieties to evaluate for eastern Oklahoma.
President’s Note: Cover Crop Timing
Timing in planting a fall cover crop is critical for both coverage over the winter and biomass production the following spring.
Presidents Note: Avoiding Parasite Resistance
Through grazing management and limiting the use of de-wormers, we hope we can control parasite loads and decrease parasite resistance.
President’s Note: SARE Publications – An Incredible Resource
SARE publications offer an extensive collection of professional, practical advice on many different aspects of sustainable agriculture.
President’s Note: Book Review – The Woodchip Handbook
One of few books to focus completely on the subject of woodchips in food production, this new volume is a good resource.
President’s Note: Sugarcane Aphid Resistance in Sweet Sorghum
Newly developed varieties of sweet sorghum are resistant to the sugarcane aphid. Read George Kuepper’s update.
President’s Note: Dragonflies
In this month’s president’s note, David Redhage takes a look at the history of dragonflies in Oklahoma and on the Kerr Ranch.
President’s Note: Native Plants in Beds
Give native plants a leg up in your lawn by adding beds for them. David Redhage offers tips for getting started.
President’s Note: Book Review – Manage Weeds on Your Farm
Manage Weeds on Your Farm: A Guide to Ecological Strategies, is a new SARE publication, available free as a pdf.
President’s Note: Book Review – Collards
This book is an interesting study on the history of collards, a food plant tied to the southern United States.