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

Dec 22, 2022

An early gift that we couldn't wait to share! This week Emily Marrison from OSU Exension shares timely tips to keep us all from getting sick. Don't let food poisoning ruin your holidays. Cook food to the right temperatures, keep your counters clean and sanitized, and keep foods separated from the store onward.  

Dec 18, 2022

While most gardens have been put to bed and production fields are snuggled under blankets of cover crops, many growers have dreams of next years blooms and berries dancing through their heads. If it weren't for the buzz buzz our our buggy friends those dreams may never come true. So take this time of rest and check...

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.

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.