Prune fruit trees in February

Prune fruit trees in February

Annual pruning of fruit trees is important in maintaining healthy trees and getting good fruit yields. The best time to get this chore done is in Febr...

February 10th, 2017 |  


Soil testing is a cheap investment

Soil testing is a cheap investment

A soil test is one of the most cost effective items you can purchase as a gardener, farmer or rancher.Soil tests only cost $10, but they can help you ...

February 7th, 2017 |  


Prepare a ‘calving kit’

Prepare a ‘calving kit’

Before the hustle and bustle of the spring calving season, now is a good time to put together the supplies and equipment that will be needed to assist...

January 24th, 2017 |  


Control Mistletoe in shade trees

Control Mistletoe in shade trees

Decorating with mistletoe is a great Christmas Holiday tradition. While mistletoe is great for making decorations, it is a parasitic plant that weaken...

December 9th, 2016 |  


Issues on livestock drinking water

Issues on livestock drinking water

Approaching winter brings a whole new set of issues for livestock drinking water. Limited water intake depresses animal performance quicker and more d...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Poinsettia care during the holidays

Poinsettia care during the holidays

Newer cultivars of poinsettia, in addition to being very showy, have excellent keeping quality and stronger stems than older cultivars. When buying yo...

November 26th, 2016 |  


Winterize your tools and landscape

Winterize your tools and landscape

As the days cool off and much of the landscape beauty fades, it’s easy to forget that our gardens, landscapes and equipment need preparation for...

November 15th, 2016 |  


OSU Extension to host forage production meetings

OSU Extension to host forage production meetings

Bryan County OSU Extension Office will be hosting a series of 4 Forage Production meetings. The first meeting will be Tuesday, November 22 at the Clay...

November 5th, 2016 |  


Tree trunk protective materials

Tree trunk protective materials

Young, thin-barked trees such as ash, birch, linden, maples, fruit trees and others often sunscald unless protected. The twigs that shade the trunk sh...

October 25th, 2016 |  


Testing hay can save supplement dollars

Testing hay can save supplement dollars

Producers are glad to have adequate supplies of hay as fall and winter approaches. With the abundance of hay this year cattle producers must remember ...

October 14th, 2016 |