Soil Health, A Montana Perspective – Dirk O’Connor

I’m Dirk O’Connor. We farm southwest of Plevna, Montana. Cow-calf operation, along with some yearlings. We grow mainly wheat, peas, lentils, corn, and sunflowers, along with some cover crops that are used primarily for grazing. We started no-tilling between, 9, 10 years ago. Most of our real crop rotation and that stuff came in 6, […]

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Soil, Conservation, and Place — Philip Witmer of Grazeland Dairy, Inc. (5/5)

I feel responsible to take care of what I’ve received and to make it better but also to leave hope you know leave leave that possibility We’re with Phil Witmer in Ottobine, Virginia and Phil runs a dairy operation an organic dairy operation. So this this is really good you know it’s not often that […]

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What NPK Means and Other Plant Nutrient Tips

Hi I’m Tricia, an organic gardener. I grow organically for a healthy and safe food supply, for a clean and sustainable environment, for an enjoyable and rewarding experience. Most gardeners compare NPK numbers diligently to make sure that their plants get the right nutrients but that’s only half the story, plants need at least sixteen […]

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How to Make Compost Faster (and Know When It’s Ready!) [Quick Start to Composting Part 3]

One of your favorite things about composting it’s gonna be harvesting the gardener’s gold and adding it to your soil. Six months ago this was apple cores and slimy spinach shred leaves old coffee grounds and now it’s rich dark compost. What a transformation! This compost will feed your soil making your garden strong healthy […]

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