Nathan Stepp, senior agriculturalist-operations lead at the OSU Agronomy Research Station, gathers wheat seedlings last fall to be transplanted into the site's greenhouses. (Photo by Mitchell Alcala, OSU Agriculture)
The High Plains Aquifer provides 30 percent of the water used in the nation’s irrigated agriculture. The aquifer runs under South Dakota, Wyoming, Nebraska, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Texas. (Photo courtesy of K-State Research and Extension.)
A quick soil test can provide gardeners with vital information about the quality of the soil in their landscape. (Photo by Mitchell Alcala, OSU Agriculture)

Conduct soil test now ahead of spring planting

One of Joe Peeper’s prized possessions is the final model L to come off the Case assembly line in Racine, Wisconsin, in 1940. He and his six siblings grew up farming near Apache, Oklahoma, where his dad was a Case implement dealer. (Photo by Candace Krebs.)
A group of gift packages wrapped in different U.S. dollar denominations of twenty, and hundred dollar bills, decorated with red and green bows. (Photo: iStock-YinYang)

How to manage holiday spending

Mowing the grass (Photo: iStock - stoncelli)

What to do now to ensure a green lawn in the Spring