Retired NRCS District Conservationist, Goodland KS
Soil Organic Matter (SOM) is the fraction of the soil that consists of plant or animal tissue in various stages of decomposition. Most productive agricultural soils have between 3 and 6% organic matter.
Soil Organic Matter is made up of 3 main components.
1. Plant residue and living microbial biomass
2. Active soil organic matter also referred to as detritus
3. Stable soil organic matter, often refer
Art pieces will be presented to highest bidders at 8:00pm.
Don't miss the opportunity to socialize and enjoy tasty refreshments at Quincy Gallery, 109 N Quincy, St Francis.
Mahra and Mika take us through this new playground and let us know if the fun level was worth the effort, or if the school and the community just wasted their time and money.
Watch, and be informed.
Sometime last year, many of us felt the crushing weight of social injustice as George Floyd’s life was extinguished in front of a crowd, slowly and painfully by those officers sworn to serve and protect the public. It was the last straw for many, after Eric Garner, Sandra Bland, Breonna Taylor, and so many more suffered needless deaths at the hands of law enforcement. It heightened the emotional subject of racial disparity and discrimination, to a recognition of
If you plan on meeting him there at the High Plains Raceway, either for an intervention, or if you just want to watch him pump his veins full of adrenaline, 1/2 price tickets available at HPM or the St.Francis Motorcycle Museum.
Jan Fortin has created a wonderful new environment within the Classic Rose; taking down partitions, giving the entire space a face lift, opening up the space fo
Open on weekends throughout October, The Crow Haven Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch is a must visit for the family. Everyone easily found hours worth of entertainment with all of the varied thi
The menu at opening was limited, but has since expanded, and will continue to expand. Having added a bunch of ice cream related items: sundaes, shakes, and the newly renovated mi
What are cover crops? Cover crops are grown for the protection and enrichment of the soil. In Agriculture, cover crops are used to cover and protect the soil rather than to be harvested.
Cover crops are used to manage cropland and reduce soil erosion, improve soil fertility, improve soil quality, improve water storage, reduce pressure from weeds, pests and diseases, and improve biodiversity and wildlife in an agroecosystem.