Water is an essential soil component, especially from a plant’s perspective. Though plants require air and water found in soil pores, roots can only absorb nutrients from soil water. Dissolved nutrients in solution establish equilibrium bet…
Try our Turkey Spinach Wraps! If you have extra spinach, don’t let it go to waste. Add a handful to an omelet, sandwich, or pizza. Serves 6.
1 4–ounce package light cream cheese
6 medium flour tortillas
1/2 pound del…
Why Practice Soil Conservation?
Soil conservation is an important part of conservation cropping systems. There are many benefits for producers who choose to employ soil conservation practices on-farm.
Yields are eq…
Conservation systems are cropping systems that minimize surface soil disturbance and maximize plant or residue cover on the surface. Successful conservation systems maintain or increase soil organic matter content while enhancing farm profi…
Feed your family with a healthy comfort food like Power Mac and Cheese. Helpful-hint: cut-up broccoli for a grab-and-go snack. Serves 8.
2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
4 tablespoons flour
Milk, 2 cups
Cheddar cheese, …
Our Pasta and Kale Salad recipe is light but filling and perfect for lunch. Serves 8.
4 cups raw kale, shredded
1⁄4 cup Ranch salad dressing
Squeeze of lemon juice
1 tomato, diced
1/3 cup crumbled feta ch…
Try this Squash Casserole with Saltine Crust recipe! Take a trip to your local farmers market this summer while squash is in season. Serves 8.
6 medium yellow squash, sliced
1 yellow onion, chopped
Love grilling? Try our Half Veggie Burger recipe! Combine lean ground turkey or beef with canned pinto beans for tasty backyard burgers that will help save your budget. Serves 8.
2 cans pinto beans, 14 ounces each, d…
Try our recipe for Quick Stir Fry! Super easy and a great way to add veggies to your diet. Save money by stocking up on canned and frozen veggies when they go on sale. Serves eight.
2 tablespoons soy sauce
Try our recipe for Apple Celery Slaw! Budget-friendly and great as a side to any summer dish. Here’s a list of what you’ll need. Serves eight.
½ cup apple cider vinegar
¼ cup sugar
1 tablespoon mustard
This Skillet Spaghetti recipe is sure to please the kiddos! One pot meals are a great way to use lots of healthy veggies, and cleanup is a breeze! Here’s a list of what you’ll need. Serves six.
1 jar pasta sauce, 28 ounces…
For kids, getting the right nutrients is important for healthy growth. Helping your child eat a variety of foods from all food groups is the best way to make sure your child gets all the nutrients needed for growth and development. Here are…
Have you ever thrown away a jar of peanut butter because it was past the “Best if Used By” date? Maybe you noticed the “Sell-By” date on your milk carton was yesterday, and even though it looked and smelled okay, you were still too …
Kids. It takes just a few small steps each day to keep them healthy. From fruit and vegetable servings to physical activity, take a look at the numbers to live by.
Numbers To Live By
5 servings of fruits and vegetables – Eat a rain…
How much should you eat? Choosing healthy foods is important, but so is eating the right amount. Take a look at the amount of food you are served compared to one serving. Here are a few simple portion control tricks.
Portion control tricks…