Tag: soil

WASHINGTON —Five months after devastating spring flooding across the Midwest, farms along the Missouri River remain under water. This summer, severe drought has hit patches of Texas and Oklahoma. Areas of the West and Southeast…

WELDA ? To a worm, the soil is a world teeming with activity. Intricate root systems deliver oxygen to help the soil breathe. Water flows over the thirsty roots. Tiny organisms create paths through the…

Thank goodness spring has finally sprung! Everyone I talk to seems to have been more than ready for winter to leave. I know many gardeners have been out working the soil and getting plants in…

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The government’s latest snapshot gave a mostly upbeat assessment of the winter wheat crop in Kansas amid plentiful soil moisture supplies. The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Monday that 7 percent…

A desirable soil is the most important aspect of a garden. Time spent fertilizing, watering and tending to plants is necessary, but this time is almost a waste if the soil you’re working with is…