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Tips for Controlling Weeds After Your Winter Wheat Harvest

February 6, 2020 2:23 am Published by Leave your thoughts

With the wet weather this year, it has been difficult for farmers to apply herbicide as needed. Post-harvest weeds need to be addressed as soon as possible, so that you can limit soil moisture loss and prevent more weeds from growing. This also helps reduce the spread of wheat streak mosaic virus. We’ve assembled a collection of considerations to help you control your post-harvest winter wheat weeds in Lubbock, TX: Timing: If your wheat is part of a three-year rotation, then you can generally spray herbicides anytime within the next 30 days after harvest. However, if it doesn’t have an... View Article

Backyard Farming: How to Grow and Harvest Grains at Home

January 23, 2020 2:22 am Published by Leave your thoughts

“Farm to table” has been a restaurant industry buzzword for the last few years, but if you have a backyard garden, you’re probably already living that lifestyle. From fruits and vegetables to herbs and edible flowers, growing your own food can be an incredibly satisfying—and practical—hobby. Have you considered growing your own grains in Lubbock, TX? Wheat, oats and other grains are easy to grow, provide a great source of nutrition and are the building blocks of a balanced diet (or a hearty homebrewing operation). How much space do I need? The average backyard size (about 1,000 square feet in... View Article

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