For many years, agronomic inputs were determined based on how much or how little they would influence grain yield. However, a combination of research and a revisiting of crop budgets have farmers reassessing inputs based not on how much they can boost yield, rather, how profitable they can be. A perfect example of this is nitrogen (N) fertilizer, which comprises one of the more significant variable production costs for corn. As margins grow tighter, and environmental concerns increase, the appli
List of livestock open show and information for them.
Each contestant must be 17 years of age on or before June 1 of current year. In addition, each contestant must not be more than 19 on the first day of the White County 4-H Fair. Candidates must be a resident of White County...
Is it safe to use food from dented cans? If a can containing food has a small dent, but is otherwise in good shape, the food should be safe to eat. Discard deeply dented cans. A deep dent is one that you can lay your finger in to. Deep dents often have sharp points. A sharp dent on the top, bottom or side seam can damage the seam and allow bacteria to enter the can Discard any can with a deep dent on any seam.
The 2017 Area IX "4-H's Got Talent" Performing Arts Contest will soon be here!
There is a major push by consumers recently to have access to fresh and local food and to know where that food is coming from. One of the best ways to participate in this movement here locally is by visiting the upcoming Monticello Farmer's Market. The Monticello Farmer's Market will be held on Saturday's from 9:00am to 1:00pm from May 20th to October 28th at 1210 N 6th Street in Monticello in the parking lot of BJ Wingers. It will also be held on Tuesday evenings from 4:00pm to 7:00pm on Consti
Plan your work and then work your plan. You've heard that before and it works for spring-cleaning, too. Nancy Bock, Senior Vice President, Meetings & Education at the American Cleaning Institute says you can tackle your spring-cleaning in even the smallest chunks of time. Each of the tasks on our list takes just a few minutes, so you can decide how many you can squeeze into your already busy day.