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

Dec 4, 2022

December is known for bright lights and, for many, dressed up trees in the living room. Unfortunately, bright lights and excitement often bring unsafe practices and lead to devastating fires. Be safe this holiday season, practice good extension cord safety, keep your tree well-watered, and make sure your smoke detectors...


Nov 27, 2022

We cover a lot today, from local turkeys and biosecurity to the space program and how technological advancements impact your food production. We end with a tip on how your holiday shopping can help improve your local food security.


Basic Bale Grazing

Nov 20, 2022

Before you consider bale grazing, take a look at your soil test to identify which fields would most benefit. To prevent too much damage, spread bales out and avoid frequently used pathways. Soggy soils should be avoided but there may be other options available for those poor sites. 


Nov 20, 2022

Before you consider bale grazing, take a look at your soil test to identify which fields would most benefit. To prevent too much damage, spread bales out and avoid frequently used pathways. Soggy soils should be avoided but there may be other options available for those poor sites. 


Nov 13, 2022

When growing crops in low tunnels, high tunnels, or green houses, you have to change your practices. The loss of rainfall and airflow create specific challenges that you need planning and awareness to overcome. Micro-irrigation and fertigation systems can be incredible, but can also be a headache if soil drainage,...