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Sep 20, 2020

Simple steps like storing hay on a well drained platform or covering it can reduce storage losses. Moisture content of your bales can not only lead to losses from mold and even fire. But moisture also impacts losses from sweating.  Tune in to learn how to best store your hay, even when harvest conditions are...


Sep 13, 2020

For Fall Prevention Month we invite Lorrissa Dunfee, Family and Consumer Science Educator from Belmont County to learn the risks associated with falls, at home and on the farm. Lorrissa shares that while aging plays a roll in fall risk it it doesn't have to relegate you to the couch.  She says, "get moving today,...


Sep 6, 2020

Harvest season is in full swing, but do you know how to make the bounty last?  Tune in to this week's program to get the run down on how to store produce and cure potatoes, sweet potatoes, and winter squash.  This episode is great for produce growers and consumers! 


Aug 30, 2020

Whether you grew a garden for the first time or want to improve the shelf life of your market crops this show is going to help you out.  We cover harvest and storage tips for broccoli, a few other cole crops, beans, cucumbers and tomatoes.  All that after the livestock market report! 


Aug 23, 2020

After a brief review of the livestock markets Dan and Karen dive into current pest forecasts.  We're starting to see Downy Mildew nearby so get your preventive spray program going.  We also cover many insects to watch for as well as a few other diseases of note for this time of year.  Tune in and let us know if you have...