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Extension Calling: advice for the farm, garden, and home

Feb 24, 2019

Dan provides the local livestock prices (through 4:25). Then we get into some tips for keeping fruit diseases at bay as the end of our cold season nears - we think.  We discuss pruning techniques for diseased trees and vines as well as other preventative actions to prevent infections of your backyard fruit crop.

Feb 17, 2019

Keep your calves healthy by making sure mamma is healthy at time of birth, making sure colostrum is received in the first hour, and consider a pre-calving vaccination schedule with your veterinarian. BQA online training  Start calves with...

Feb 10, 2019

If you are low on hay or feeding lower quality hay, you may need to supplement your cow's energy needs in this last trimester.  We discuss how to determine energy content of different feeds. More info:   Feedstuffs for beef cattle & Beef Cattle Nutrient Requirements Also, local livestock and...

Feb 3, 2019

Join in for a glance at local livestock prices, how the state of WV assesses mineral taxes and royalty taxes, and recommendations for handling medication to meet Beef Quality Assurance standards.