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

Jul 25, 2021

Planning ahead for winter grazing is key in balancing soil nutrients, preventing compaction, and protecting the health of your livestock.  Plan to stockpile forages and use hay to supplement that feed.  This reduces the stress of switching feed types. Our livestock specialist Kevin Schaffer says, "It's not when you...

Jul 18, 2021

Protect your fields from over grazing, protect your animals from mycotoxins, protect our waterways and soils, and as always, protect your bottom line! This week's farm talk variety show covers: Pasture and silage, manure lagoons, high tunnel soils, and right pricing produce. 

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Jul 11, 2021

Heat stress, diseases, nutrient deficiencies, and water stress can all impact the quality and quantity of your tomatoes, cucumbers, cole crops and more. Listen in to learn how to recognize the problem and what steps you can take to prevent and or correct the issue. We'd love your feedback at

Jul 4, 2021

Farming is an expensive hobby. Make sure your cattle are bringing in the best return for your business by watching your input costs and planning ahead. Then we jump into the woods and talk about timber harvesting.  A few key steps can help make sure your grand kids are left with a healthy investment. Share your thoughts...