How-to videos offering top notch farming and gardening information
In this Growing Fresh Food video, OSU Master Gardener Jen Aron talks about how to grow and care for potatoes.
Urban organic farmer, Anthony Boutard, expert on corn, shares his farming knowledge.
Beets are easy to grow. There are just a few key things you need to know to ensure success
For healthy tomato plants started from seed, it’s a good idea to pot them up after two sets of true leaves are established.
Dan Forgey, of Cronin Farms, describes his ongoing research with cover crops, this time looking at how they might be grown in sync with a cash crop of corn.
As manager of the 8,500-acre Cronin Farms in Gettysburg, South Dakota, Dan Forgey strives to build soil health—and yields—sustainably. Forgey has been using no-till management for more than 17 years and over that time, has developed a keen understanding of how his farming system works and where new challenges and opportunities exist.
Short on growing space? This is a great way to grow a ‘salad’ most anywhere!
Packets of seeds can quickly add up. Learn an easy way to organize them in this short video.
The thermal banking technology that Steven Schwen uses in his innovative greenhouse (see Sustainable Energy: Thermal Banking Greenhouse Design) applies not only to conservation of heat, but to cold storage and refrigeration. In this short companion video, Schwen discusses his plans for an ice house at his farm in Minnesota, and how this project is […]
Minnesota farmer Steven Schwen has built an innovative greenhouse that allows him to extend his growing season and also reduce his on-farm energy costs. Schwen views this “thermal banking” technology as a key component of his farming operation, particularly in this time of global climate change and energy insecurity. He feels this project moves him closer to his ultimate goals of energy independence and self-sufficiency.