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

Mar 28, 2021

Ergonomics is often looked at as silly fluff. But, what if your back could hurt just a little less after harvesting all day? Wouldn't that be nice?  What if paying attention to how your tools and totes are designed could make your farm more efficient and thus more profitable?  Tune in and learn how small changes can...

Mar 24, 2021

Potassium and Magnesium are important nutrients but they must be in balance to give a healthy diet to your livestock. Too much potassium in your fields from over fertilizing with manure can cause too little magnesium to be present in your forages leading your livestock to suffer from grass tetany.   Delaying grazing...

Mar 21, 2021

April showers bring May flowers, but be careful with Nitrogen in the spring. Your choice of a Nitrogen source can impact plant uptake, runoff, and acidity.  Learn about the 4 R's of fertilization and challenges to watch for in the spring. 

Mar 14, 2021

The impacts of winter storms linger in city and forest trees alike. From broken limbs to damaged crowns, special guests Dave McGill and Greg Dahle discuss how to identify dangers associated with the aftermath of ice and wind storms.  We cover when and what action should be taken, and what preventive actions can be taken...