“Cut Flower Field Day” to be held June 23rd

A farmer-led field day is scheduled one week from now in Decatur County, Iowa right across the border from Missouri. A group called “Practical Farmers of Iowa” sponsor the field day Thursday, June 23, from 2 to 5 o’clock at Big Creek Farms, operated by Chad and Katie Hensley of Lamoni. They raise cut flowers on one and […]

Forage Systems Research Center on raising catfish

The Forage Systems Research Center, in Linneus, Mo., does a variety of research and education on forage crops, cattle and now channel catfish. Aaron Palmer, a farm worker at FSRC, was looking at raising catfish on his own. With more than 10 ponds at the Forage Systems Research Center, Superintendent David Davis suggested Palmer should […]