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

Feb 25, 2024

In the last epsisode we reviewed the importance in identifying the weed you are trying to control. This time we will focus more on the variety of control methods available. It is important to use multiple techniques or an integrated approach. This will help prevent your weed problem from getting worse while also...


Feb 18, 2024

Weeds are a challenge regardless of whether you are growing a lawn, flowers, pasture, or row crops. The broad variety of weeds means we need to have a variety of treatment methods. Integrated Weed Management is the combination of multiple activities to gain better control of those pesky weeds. This segment discusses how...


Feb 11, 2024

Planning for the future is hard enough without thinking of your own mortality. However, it is critical to make a sound, legal, plan for just that. Will the farm stay a farm after you are gone is a critical question to discuss with your family, one that doesn't have a lot of easy answers. More questions to ask include...


Feb 4, 2024

In this second to last installment of our business planning series, we talk about how to know if you business is making money. While you may be showing positive income on your balance sheet, that's not always the whole picture. There are many factors to consider. We dive into enterprise budgeting to help you see...


Jan 28, 2024

Starting or expanding a business requires you to take stock from personal, economic, and physical perspectives. Agricultural businesses are no different. One must examine regulations, possibilities, probabilities, and of course, abilities. To help sort all these steps in your mind, we recommend conducting a...