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

Feb 27, 2022

Like we knew it would, Spotted Lanternfly is spreading.  Many vineyards have already been lost, but you can help control the longer-term impacts by helping to slow the spread. From early awareness to infestation, there are different things you can do to help. In WV please email and in Ohio please go...

Feb 20, 2022

Frost seeding utilizes the natural freeze thaw cycle to embed clover seedlings to a proper depth. But seedlings need your help to survive, "We've killed more clover seedlings by putting nitrogen on during a frost seeding than any other way." says Dr. Ed Rayburn. Tune in to avoid other expensive mistakes when growing...

Feb 13, 2022

Farming can be a very rewarding career, but it is also a very expensive business. There is no such thing as a free lunch but finding the right grant or loan can give you a boost. For a successful application, you need to know your objectives and match them to the goals of your funder.

Feb 6, 2022

Leafy greens are common winter crops for high tunnels due to their low light needs, but disease can spread quickly in indoor growing systems.  Increasing air flow and decreasing humidity are two cultural steps you can take to prevent problems. Learn more about growing healthy plants indoors as we share a...