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Forum: Heirloom Gardening January 25th, 2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 295
Posted By Longtail
Re: Neutral pH level 7.1

I would add carbon, skip manure, and check to see where your calcium is at. My best plots are where the winter feed lots were, lots of manure for years and lots of imported hay. I have always had...
Forum: The Politics of Food January 14th, 2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,010
Posted By Longtail
Re: week its done

As a law abiding person I am offended by those who come here illegally, and even more offended by those who support law breakers. We aren't supposed to svoose which law breakers to punish and those...
Forum: Off Topic January 13th, 2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 497
Posted By Longtail
Re: No Cats

How about a chia pet
Forum: The Politics of Food January 7th, 2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,786
Posted By Longtail
Re: Farmers Harmed by Decline in Nation's Public Seed Supply

I guess ya know there are over 200 independent seed producers in the U.S. I just don't see a shortage out there. Here again, there seems to be a drive of misinformation to confuse fpolks for a...
Forum: The Politics of Food January 7th, 2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,076
Posted By Longtail
Re: Can Organic Crops Compete with Industrial Agriculture?

But organic growers could receive the same subsidies couldn't they? If corn has a target price, who would care who gets the deficiency payments? That's the case with crop insurance.
Forum: General Digging January 7th, 2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 757
Posted By Longtail
Re: I've ordered my seeds

I call it gambling, not faith. Johnnys, Rupp and Dixondale is where all my stuff comes from, other than seed stock from right here. I gotta say, most seed catalogs really rip off the consumer.
Forum: The Politics of Food January 7th, 2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By Longtail
Re: Why This Mom Boycotts Organic

Arguing these issues is like arguing the guns issue. Facts do not matter. Numbers can be used by both sides to their own advantages. proof will convince no one.
I do try to use organic farming...
Forum: The Politics of Food January 6th, 2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,276
Posted By Longtail
Re: Number of Farmers

I just cant imagine farming like you dry guys!. Or in fact, living at all like that.
My main well is 100 feet with the pump at about 85' and it just doesn't pump dry. The 40' well can be pumped...
Forum: Seed Saving January 3rd, 2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,015
Posted By Longtail
Re: True Garlic Seed

As an animal breeder I know there are many traits to select for as well as against.
What all traits will you select for? I use pretty tough selection criteria on my garlic such as size,...
Forum: The Politics of Food January 1st, 2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 362
Posted By Longtail
Re: The changing face of farmers in Iowa

Oh yeh. Most farmers now start the growing year with a nice tan. Guess that's cause there are very few dairy farms left, they all grow corn and beans and spend winters in Florida? fewr older...
Forum: The Politics of Food December 31st, 2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,786
Posted By Longtail
Re: Farmers Harmed by Decline in Nation's Public Seed Supply

I thank Josephs Garden for some interesting posts. I can differ on occasions but agree as well.
Forum: Recipes and Food Preservation December 29th, 2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 592
Posted By Longtail
Re: Forever Glass

The glass juicer we use now and then waqs my gr mothers; its old. still use old cat skillets and waffle irons, lots of old stuff. lots of new stuff too cause its cool and worlks good too.
Forum: The Politics of Food December 29th, 2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,276
Posted By Longtail
Re: Number of Farmers

it ends with the money as well! I don't do all this work just for kicks and giggles. about 90 million acres of corn planted in the USA, just one crop. How many small organic farms will it take to...
Forum: General Digging December 29th, 2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,137
Posted By Longtail
Re: Potatoes!

Ok, I was assuming you meant that the potatoes actually improved the tilth or nutrient value of the soil. That is what I couldn't grasp. My 2015 crop of potatoes wil go in gound which in 2014 grew...
Forum: General Digging December 28th, 2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,137
Posted By Longtail
Re: Potatoes!

Hey, could you elaborate on using potatoes to 'improve' the ground for the following years production?
We haven't had a need to irrigate potatoes in several years, thankfully. last years crop of...
Forum: Off Topic December 28th, 2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6,172
Sticky: AX'S CORNER
Views: 193,634
Posted By Longtail
Re: AX'S CORNER

Thankyou Shadetree. I am saddened by the news, I liked Ax. I haven't been here for awhile and wasn't aware.
Forum: Off Topic December 27th, 2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6,172
Sticky: AX'S CORNER
Views: 193,634
Posted By Longtail
Re: AX'S CORNER

What has happened to ax?
Forum: General Digging December 27th, 2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 939
Posted By Longtail
Re: i want to buy garden shoe, give me advise please

Muck boots/shoes. The best for my money.
Forum: General Digging December 27th, 2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,137
Posted By Longtail
Re: Potatoes!

I plant 50# of fingerling potatoes per year, for the past ?20 years. I have planted the Russian, French and Austrian crecent. The Crecents have the largest tubers and a very good yield. Most of my...
Forum: The Politics of Food December 5th, 2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,533
Posted By Longtail
Re: correlation of glysophate use with disease: 12 charts

I see this debate goes on.... and on! Its kinda like ferguson, does anybody really dig into the facts? Or, do we just go with the flow and say' we are in the factless age?
Forum: The Politics of Food July 6th, 2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,320
Posted By Longtail
Re: Kansas wheat farmer sues Monsanto over rogue wheat release

I just couldnt wade thru all the posts but I think its "a plant". Those wheat [plants were random, in no rows as was all the other wheat. Some anti Monsanto nut job strewed the seed to cause a big...
Forum: General Digging July 6th, 2013, 11:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 719
Posted By Longtail
Re: garlic pricing

I havent bought garlic seeed in 20 years but its always been way over priced.
How come ya gotta buy so much?

By the way, this is my worst garlic year ever! Its gonna really put a whack on my...
Forum: Off Topic April 3rd, 2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,835
Posted By Longtail
Re: Recommend a Wood Chipper

Mighty Mac or Mac kissock, origianally Kemp chipper shreders get my recommendation. Ive had mine 10 years, a buddy has had his 30 years. They chip up to 3 inch with a blade. There is a hammermill...
Forum: General Digging April 3rd, 2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By Longtail
Re: Onion Tips Burned need advise

Mine always do that, never been a problem.
Forum: General Digging April 1st, 2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 830
Posted By Longtail
Re: Farm and Feed Stores

Ohio, are you paying that much for seed stock!! Lordy. We pay 416-$18 for seed potatoes, #2s. Some seed has to be cut.
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