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

Mar 26, 2023

The ticks we have to day are not the same ticks we had 20 years ago. With the changes in our weather patterns come new varieties and they're packing a greater disease load. Special guest Tim McDermott from OSU Extension gives us a review of what has changed and what you can do to protect yourself, your children, and...

Mar 19, 2023

Food safety is a luxury we take for granted, until something happens. Our food system is incredibly safe. But, everyone has a role to play to keep it that way: growers, packers, processors, transporters, marketers, and consumers. Simple steps like washing your hands before handling fresh produce can mean the...

Mar 12, 2023

Don't find out ten or twenty years from now the tree you lovingly planted had a poor root system. Learn what to look for when buying a tree.  Also, how to avoid transplant shock and improve a tree's success. 

Mar 5, 2023

Ever wonder how plants know when to sprout and insects know to hatch? Ever wish you knew how to predict when you should apply preventative chemicals to your lawns or trees? Growing Degree Days are the answer!