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

Nov 28, 2021

Another way to say the baler broke is "stockpiling by accident." While it may not be ideal, it doesn't have to be waste. Get back in and graze that hayfield, access to water and fencing required.  Use surplus hay to restore poor pastures this winter. 

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.