Last week the White County Extension Office mailed out letters to private pesticide applicator's updating them on their certification status and notifying them if they would need to complete a program by years end to remain certified. The next round of certification expires December 31st, so I thought this would be a good opportunity to review current pesticide applicator rules, and hopefully answer questions for people who may be interested in obtaining a license.
As we review what went right and what went wrong during the 2015 growing season, what have we learned, and how can that help us prepare for 2016? 2015 will be remembered for its relentless early season rains that set the tone for a challenging year. Soggy soils not only made timely planting and fertilizer application challenging, but also compromised field conditions as implements were drug across wet ground leading to ruts and compaction. Seed planted in these soils not only dealt with wet cond
This fall's mild weather has many farmer's finishing field work well ahead of schedule. However before we call it a season, I would like to take this opportunity to stress one last, very important thing you can do to prep for next season: getting your soils tested. Right now is still a great time for taking soil samples, there is still plenty of moisture in the soft ground, which makes sampling easier, and temperatures are still fairly mild, making the procedure a less miserable experience. Samp
When the busy holiday season is on the horizon, get a head start by prepping your bakeware and serving items in advance. Follow these quick tips:
Spiff Up Your "Old Standbys." Throughout the year, cooking certain types of food - like recipes with cheese, gravies, eggs or pie fillings - can leave baked-on residue or food stains on your favorite cooking/baking dishes. In addition to having "recipe residue," your non-stick cookware can also be susceptible
Purdue Extension Farming Together Series
Planning for Retirement and Estate Management
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Are you a volunteer who works in the 4-H Livestock areas? We have an exciting opportunity for you!
Greetings White County! I would like to take this time to introduce myself, my name is Andrew Westfall, and I am the new Purdue Extension Educator for Ag & Natural Resources in White County. This being my first news article, I thought I should take some time to introduce myself and talk a little bit about my job and how I might be able to help you.