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

Aug 30, 2020

Whether you grew a garden for the first time or want to improve the shelf life of your market crops this show is going to help you out.  We cover harvest and storage tips for broccoli, a few other cole crops, beans, cucumbers and tomatoes.  All that after the livestock market report! 

Aug 23, 2020

After a brief review of the livestock markets Dan and Karen dive into current pest forecasts.  We're starting to see Downy Mildew nearby so get your preventive spray program going.  We also cover many insects to watch for as well as a few other diseases of note for this time of year.  Tune in and let us know if you have...

Aug 16, 2020

It's hot, it's dry.  Neither make raising cattle easier.  Tune in for some tips on how to make the most of what you have, take an inventory, and plan for the winter. We toss in a few notes on keeping your lawn healthy and if you're a vegetable grower you don't want to miss the last few minutes!

Aug 2, 2020

You can't get rid of a weed if you don't know it's secrets.  Things like, does it have deep roots? and is it a biennial or an annual?  Just because it looks dead, doesn't mean you've rid yourself of the problem.  From crabgrass to Canada thistle treatment varies widely.  Know your weeds to choose your weapons...