Monday, December 9, 2019
Milking parlor

Learn how to improve your employee recruiting process and interview skills to find employees that are the right fit for your farm.
white-tailed deer

Learn how to recognize the signs of a nervous deer based on the position of its tail and determine your best course of action before it takes off.
wrapped hay bale

Learn to evaluate leafiness, maturity, odor, color, softness, purity, bale condition and contaminants to determine overall quality of hay.
Dairy calf

Proper colostrum management improves calf health and eventually cow productivity. Learn how to use a colostrometer and a Brix meter to determine quality.
rat

Rodents don’t make good house guests whether they are inside or outside. Learn how to keep rodents out of your house, outbuildings and barns.
leaf-covered path through woods

Learn more about management techniques to improve your woods, attract more wildlife and increase the value of the trees on your property.
Boxelder bugs

Boxelder bugs overwinter in mass, creating a nuisance for homeowners. Learn how to keep them out of your home and deal with them if they get inside.
sunflower seeds

Learn when and how to harvest sunflower seeds for optimum yield and taste, and how to roast plain or salted seeds once they've been harvested.
wilted purple coneflower

Plenty of pollinators overwinter in gardens, using debris that is left behind to survive. Wait until April to start cleaning up your flower beds.
Pawpaw

If you know where to look, how to identify them and the perfect time to pick them, you’re well on your way to enjoying delicious pawpaw fruit this fall.