• Important Crop Information: Seed To Soil Contact

    Planting Tips And Crop Information: The Importance Of Seed To Soil Contact 
    Almost all crop literature and crop information suggests that seed to soil contact is essential to a great harvest. It doesn't matter if it small seeded crop, like alfalfa, or a large-seeded crop, like soybeans, the way to begin a successful season is to make sure you have good seed to soil contact. Smaller seeds need less soil to germinate, but still benefit from good seed to soil contact. However, it's essential for larger seeds, like corn, to be planted in at least one inch of ...

  • Know When Your Farm Equipment And Machinery Needs Servicing

    How To Know When Your Farm Equipment And Machinery Needs Servicing 
    When farm equipment breaks down, it isn't just costly to repair, delays can increase the cost of a harvest. Machinery and farm equipment require consistent maintenance to keep them in working order. Subsequently, farm equipment runs inefficiently if it's poorly maintained and breakdowns are always more costly than maintenance. 
    Sometimes it's tricky to figure out when and how to maintain your farm equipment. Here are six tips to help you identify and keep up with your farm. 
    1. Stay Current With Operator Training - It’s ...

  • Cobb Pasta Salad

    Cobb Pasta SaladSource- Jennifer Williams Serves 6
    Ingredients- 1 lb rotini pasta, cooked and cooled2 hard boiled eggs, chopped1/4 cup red onion, minced1 cup chicken, cooked and chopped3 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled1/2 avocado, chopped1/3 cup cheese, shredded1 tomato, medium sized, chopped
    Directions:Toss of ingredients together with cooled pasta and serve with your favorite vinaigrette.

  • Pineapple-Lime Rice

    Pineapple-Lime Rice RecipeSource- allrecipes.com
    Ingredients1 cup uncooked rice1/2 cup pineapple juice1 cup water1/2 cup crushed pineapple2 teaspoons butter1/2 teaspoon grated lime zest1/4 teaspoon salt1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro1/4 cup chopped green onions2 tablespoons lime juice
    PreparationBring the rice, pineapple juice, water, pineapple, butter, lime zest and salt to a boil in a saucepan over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the rice is tender, and the liquid has been absorbed, about 20-25 minutes. Stir in the cilantro, green onions, and the lime juice to serve.

  • Reuben Dip

    Source- Nebraska One Box Pheasant Hunt book
    1 (8oz) sour cream2 (8 oz) cream cheese3 pkgs. shredded corned beef1 small can kraut6 oz shredded swiss cheese
    Combine sour cream and cream cheese in crock pot.  When warm, add the rest.Serve with rye bread (cocktail size) or rye crackers.

  • Coca Cola Pork Chops

    Source- momswhothink.com
    8 medium sized pork chopsSalt and pepper to taste1 cup catsup1 cup Coca-ColaBrown sugar for topping
    Place pork chops in a baking pan. Season with salt and pepper to taste.In a medium bowl, mix the catsup and Coca-Cola and pour over the pork chops.Sprinkle with tops of each pork chop with brown sugar.Bake uncovered in a 350 degree F oven for 1 hour or until the pork chops are tender.

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