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

Oct 30, 2022

Fearful of ghostly pumpkin leaves or outright terrified to watch your cucurbits wilt over night? Listen in to learn how to prevent these, and more, scary pumpkin problems!

Oct 23, 2022

Don’t sacrifice the generational values of your woodland to a high-pressure sales pitch.  Take your time and plan out any timber harvest. Woodlands have a lot going on and managing a forest may seem impossible.  Foresters are trained on how to best meet the long-term goals of the owner and the needs of...

Oct 18, 2022

Water is the most important nutrient for animals and plants alike. But we often make simple mistakes that impact the quality of our water and our ability to treat our wastewater. Today we meet with two water quality specialists from the City of Wheeling, Mike Chiazza and Joe Smith to discuss how things like...

Oct 16, 2022

Ailanthus altissima, Tree of Heaven has long been a frustrating pest plant. Now, with its close ties to the Spotted Lanternfly the stakes are higher. Unfortunately, if you don't follow the proper steps to remove this plant, you'll likely make the problem worse.

Oct 2, 2022

Many accidents and injuries come after a storm. For those with the misfortune of experiencing a flood or other strong storm it is important to take extra steps to stay safe when cleaning up. Chainsaws and foot injuries are two things that could send you to the E.R.  Wet hay can do worse to your livestock.

To help reduce...