Iowa State University specialists detail spring tree planting tips for success.
Learn about the options for controlling lawn and garden weeds from horticulture specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
A personal weather station is simply integrated “tools” that measure weather variables such as temperature, humidity, rainfall, wind speed and direction, soil moisture, and leaf wetness. Some are affordable enough to install at your own farm which will give the most accurate representation for the weather in your farm.
Fall brings with it pleasant temperatures, beautiful leaves and harvest season. It also brings with it the realization that the next season to arrive is winter. Completing fall chores around the acreage will help transition your small farm or acreage into winter.
Snow removal on an acreage lane can be challenging, particularly during and after a big winter storm. Choosing equipment that’s most effective for snow removal often depends on the size and type of tractor, or other unit powering the equipment.