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

Dec 27, 2020

Winter blooms can light up rooms like nothing else. If you are thinking of keeping your poinsettia with the hopes of it blooming next year, tune in to find out what extra steps this unique plant will need.  We also talk about caring for Christmas cactus and why you may not be getting any blooms! 

Dec 6, 2020

With Thanksgiving behind us Christmas trees are on the minds of many.  Keeping a live tree safe takes extra care including watering daily, getting a clean cut, and going easy on the lights.  Pick up more details including considerations for planting Christmas trees. The show begins at 3:86 after the...

Nov 29, 2020

While our area's plants are going into dormancy, and animals are seeking warmer places to spend the winter, our soils are still quite busy places.  Microbes may slow down in lower temperatures but healthy soil is never completely still.  Today we talk about how the littlest things are the ones we should be most thankful...

Nov 22, 2020

Pesticides are an important tool in the home and on the farm.  It is important to know the signal words like caution, warning, and danger.  Let us help you translate the label so you can protect yourself and your loved ones, and follow the law while you're at it. 

Nov 15, 2020

When starting a new business there are an overwhelming number of questions to answer.  When starting a new farm enterprise there are even more.  "Think about the different available markets and consider what your end product will be." While our conversation focuses on livestock systems, these important questions should...