1. Avoid the temptation to apply mulch too early!

    Mar. 18, 2019

    Each year homeowners spend hundreds – and, in some cases many hundreds – of dollars on mulch for the landscape. When properly applied at the right time, mulch has its place. A thin layer of perhaps 1.5 to 2.5 inches of mulch can enhance the color of the landscape, aid in preventing weed germination, retain moisture in the soil, and moderate soil temperatures in the root zone of the plants being mulched.

  2. Here's what we've been doing!

    Nov. 08, 2018

    Wondering what we've been doing. If so, check out our most recent County Connection

  3. Mosquito Control Can = Disease Prevention

    May. 23, 2018

    While avoiding the annoying bite of the mosquito may be the motivating factor, mosquito control is important for reducing the spread of disease. Controlling mosquito populations takes a varied approach beginning first with the avoidance of pooled or standing water!

  4. It's More Than a Tree That Just Fell Over!

    Jul. 21, 2017

    At first glance, this would appear to be a tree that simply blew over in a storm. Under closer inspection, it's not so simple! Read on to learn why.

  5. Is Roundup Really Roundup?!?

    Apr. 06, 2017

    With a new product now available that's named similarly, the Roundup you select may not be the Roundup you thought it was! Here's why . . .

  6. Emerald Ash Borer

    Mar. 27, 2017

    If you have ash trees, and plan to use an insecticide treatment to prevent Emerald Ash Borer from killing them, April is the best time to apply that treatment!

  7. Level 2 Food Safety Training

    Jan. 05, 2017

    The March 2017 deadline to meet this requirement is coming fast! Don't have the time to sit through a Level 2 Food Safety Training? Can't find one near you? We have the answer!

  8. The Veterinary Feed Directive; What's it Mean for You?

    Dec. 09, 2016

    The Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) goes into effect on January 1 2017 and if you raise livestock and ever feed medically important antibiotics such as tetracycline, sulfamethazine, penicillin, neomycin or tylosin, the way you manage your animals’ health will change.

  9. Marestail: Roundup Won't Kill It!

    Jul. 06, 2016

    Marestail . . . if you frequent farm stores you've heard people talking about how hard it is to kill. If you've been to a lawn and garden store, it's the one they call, "that bushy leafed weed that Roundup doesn't kill."

  10. Bird Flu; What is it? How to avoid it?

    Jun. 22, 2016

    The United States aims to remain free from Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (bird flu). This means all poultry owners need to be on alert, and protect their birds through proper biosecurity!