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

Nov 21, 2021

Wild meat is a healthy and sustainable addition to your dinner table. But, you must take steps to do it safely.  Our special guest Josh Peplowski regularly supplies wild game for his family supper and also teaches WVU Extension's Venison 101 program.  


Nov 14, 2021

Stay safe this season, wear blaze orange while hiking and avoid areas where people are hunting. Hunters should always ask permission to use private property, and notify others where they will be hunting. Be safe in processing, cooking, and storing too!


Nov 7, 2021

There's more to light than meets the eye. Duration, quality, and intensity each have different impacts on plant growth. Understanding and manipulating light can help improve your crops and extend your growing season.


Oct 31, 2021

Do your part and help scout out spotted lantern fly.  Egg masses can be hard to identify but, wine, walnuts, hops, and maple syrup are all at stake. Special guest Erika Lyons joins us from Jefferson County who's quarantine is now in effect.


Oct 24, 2021

Following basic Integrated Pest Management is key to keeping problems manageable in fields, high tunnels, and greenhouses.  Monitor the environmental conditions, scout weekly, and utilize a balanced pest control program.