Mycorrhizae: Meet your friendly neighborhood fungi

Healthy soil is alive.  It is a living, thriving cesspool of microorganisms feasting on decaying organic material. And that’s just the way plants like it.  Many of these microorganisms reside in the rhizosphere, a micro-biome directly surrounding a plant’s root system. These soil microbes (e.g. bacteria, fungi, algae, etc.,) host functions beneficial to both the …

Welcome to the Prairie Serf

Hello friends and welcome to the Prairie Serf. Modern farming has come a long way in the past hundred years; the changes so vast, so drastic that the pioneers who first broke the prairies would hardly recognize their own trade. New technologies and techniques have allowed the modern family farm, once capable of tending to …