How to Control Root Knot Nematode

How to Control Root Knot Nematode

Soybean is one of the most important grain crops in the United States. In the southern US many farmers grow soybean on land previously cropped only to cotton. Many cotton-associated pathogens impact soybean–in particular, the southern root knot nematode. This nematode can inflict severe damage to soybean resulting in significant yield loss. Control methods are […]

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Understanding & Raising Sheep : Types of Sheep Wool

Understanding & Raising Sheep : Types of Sheep Wool

Okay so types of wool. Here we have a basic wool breed sheep that produces a lovely lustrous coat, the Romney Corriedale’s are long, very kinky wool that produces a strong fiber. It is a wonderful fiber and very sturdy. This wool would be used mostly in things like rugs or coats, things that need […]

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Homegrown by Heros, Farmweek, Nov 26 2015

Homegrown by Heros, Farmweek, Nov 26 2015

OUR LAST FEATURE STORY TODAY DETAILS SOME UNIQUE WAYS AGRICULTURE IS BEING USED TO HELP MILITARY VETERANS FIND GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT AFTER THEY LEAVE THE SERVICE. “HOMEGROWN BY HEROES” IS ONE NATIONAL “LABELING PROGRAM” HELPING THESE VETERANS GROW THEIR AG-OPERATIONS. MANY VETERANS FIND THEIR MILITARY SKILLS WORK WELL WITH FARMING. MARKET TO MARKET’S JOSH BITT-NER REPORTS.>>>>TAKE […]

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How To Make a Calf Blanket

How To Make a Calf Blanket

hi I’m Alyssa from online fabric store during these cold winter months calves can get really cold so today we’re gonna show you how to make them look like it’s to keep them nice and toasty so let’s get started the materials you will need are two yards of 420 denier coated nylon pack cloth […]

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A Fiber Better Than Wool

A Fiber Better Than Wool

Rob McClendon: Well, some folks may be a little bit warmer this winter thanks to some hard work this summer. Joining me now is our Courtney Maye. Courtney Maye: In Arcadia, Oklahoma, Timberlake Farms is home to almost 60 alpacas. Each animal can produce between 50 and 90 ounces of fleece per year, and at […]

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Understanding & Raising Sheep : Wool Colors

Alright color of wool. Wool color varies highly from breed to breed and from individual to individual. One of the things about a sheep is blah, blah, blah black sheep is very unusual, almost impossible to get a truly black wool. This lamb when it was born was much darker. There are a couple of […]

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