Tag: Missouri



Why Are Farming Moms Thankful?

Why Are Farming Moms Thankful? A collective reflection on Thanksgiving from CommonGround farmers Soon families across the country will gather around a beautiful bounty and count blessings as Americans celebrate Thanksgiving. Five CommonGround farmers across the country pause following harvest to share what they are…

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Can We Eat Like Our Ancestors?

Kelly Marshall is a busy farm mom who raises row crops and a garden near Maysville, Missouri.   Springtime is my favorite time of year. Partly because of the promise it holds on a farm, but mostly because it means I can get into my…

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The 411 on Cover Crops

By Kate Lambert Kate and her husband farm in north-central Missouri where they raise their two boys, row crops, cattle and sheep. Kate also blogs at www.UptownGirlBlog.com. When my husband, Matt, came back to the family farm after graduating from college, he brought with him…

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Fungicide, Herbicide, Insecticide… The Basics of Pesticide Lingo

Many people ask about the differences between pesticides, herbicides and insecticides. To explain what a pesticide is, first I like to explain what a pest is.