Black and black baldie cattle predominate the Merrill Ranch in Comanche County, Kansas. (Journal photo by Kylene Scott)
Kids having fun creating bottle gardens at home. They are potting little plants inside bottles to create miniature living eco-systems and beautiful home decoration. (Photo: iStock - Imgorthand)

Building and Caring for a Terrarium

  • By Aaron J. Steil │ Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
Muscari bulbs in a flower border covered in snow (Photo: iStock - PaulMaguire)

Cold? Snow? No matter to gardeners

A tanker takes a PrairieFood solution that can be applied through a center pivot irrigation system. (Courtesy photo.)
(Journal photo by Jennifer Theurer.)

What to do with those falling leaves and pumpkin seeds? 

Jay Young uses a different strategy to get corn yields over 200 bushels per acre in western Kansas. (Courtesy photo.)
Plant bulbs this fall to grow daffodils and other colorful flowers next spring. (Kansas State Unviersity Research and Extension.)

Now is the time to plant spring-flowering bulbs  

The new OSU Student Farm is helping address food insecurity in Payne County while also providing educational opportunities to students. (Photo by Mitchell Alcala, OSU Agriculture.)

Supplement food on the farm