Master Gardener Volunteers Present 2023 Spring Make It Take It Event
The Champaign County Master Gardener Volunteers are hosting their 2023 Spring Make It Take It event! Held at the County Community Center auditorium on Saturday May 6, the theme for this event is all about Pollinators. Two planting sessions will be held ...
MGV Spring Make It Take It
The Master Gardener Volunteers are once again presenting a Make It Take It event to the community. The theme of the spring 2023 session is Pollinator Plants. Participants will make a Pollinator Flower container with the choice of sun or shade plants. T ...
Consider Using Tax Refund As A Safety net For Later In The Year
I was at a meeting recently where some interesting research was shared. In essence, Duke University and the company that makes a tax program reached out to more than 900,000 individuals concerning their tax refund. They included a motivational message o ...
Fruit Tree Workshop and DSU Banquet Dates and Info
Dairy Service Unit Banquet, Tree Fruit Workshop Please join us for an evening of food and fellowship as we acknowledge the dairy industry of Wayne and Ashland Counties. The evening highlights include award presentations for dairy management, dairy product ...
Pork Council Banquet
All 2022 swine exhibitors/families and buyers, all Hall of Fame members, Pork Barn volunteers/friends, are invited to this annual event. Please RSVP at the office by 3/16/23. ...
Scramble Pig Pickup
Topdressing Wheat with Liquid Swine Manure
With the month of March moving along, the topdressing of wheat fields with nitrogen fertilizer will soon start. Given the current fertilizer prices more livestock producers may be considering applying liquid swine manure as a top-dress for wheat The key t ...
Where Could the U.S.-Mexico GM Corn Dispute End Up?
Background to the Dispute The recent announcement by the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) that it was requesting technical consultations with Mexico under the Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS) Chapter of the United States-Mexico-Canada ...
Battle for the Belt: Episode 2
Episode 2 of Battle for the Belt is now available: https://youtu.be/aEJrbkvoZzQ Timely corn and soybean planting is necessary to maximize crop yields. For soybean, we have seen approximately a 0.5 bushel per acre per day reduction in yield for each day so ...
Phosphorus Best Management Practices Field Day
Nutrient runoff and algal blooms are a growing problem while fertilizer costs are at an all-time high. Best Management Practice (BMP) Field Day is an event to address these problems and offer solutions for farmers, students, and community members interest ...