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Most people associate leeks with soup. For this reason, many of my farmer clients grow them only for inclusion in winter soup packs. But leeks have many other
Before planting a land to any of the cucurbits, you should kill off all broad-leaved weeds nearby, preferably well beforehand.
Also known as corn, maize was first domesticated in southern Mexico nearly 10 000 years ago. Many varieties have been bred to suit a range of conditions.
With no-till farming, you need to try to gradually increase the organic content of the soil.
Company representatives often bombard farmers with products claimed to increase yield at little cost.
Suggested application rates for some common crops, including tomatoes and potatoes.
Readers frequently ask me for specific fertiliser programmes for their crops. I would happily oblige if all crops were the same!
In contrast, in a chemically based system, the interaction between the minerals becomes critical and complex, and a farmer needs a great deal of experience
Here are some guidelines for growing vegetables under drought conditions.
Late-planted feed crops in the US may see harvest challenges from weather, moisture levels, drying costs and quality, says analyst.