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Fall Leaves

Composting Leaves 

The past two weeks have been a blaze of color: brilliant golds, flame oranges and ruby reds. The shade …

Make Your Farm a Certified Safe Farm

Farming can be a risky business. Did you know that across all industries, the sector of agriculture, forestry, and …

Photo of Zack TaylorZack TaylorExtension Agent, Agriculture - Field Crops, Livestock
Poinsettia

Holiday Poinsettia

It’s that time of year already! From the stores in the shopping mall to the restaurant, the inescapable sounds …

Cover Crop

Cover Crops

What are you growing this winter? Your best bet? Grow soil. Your spring flowers, summer and fall fruits and …

Appreciating Abundance

As we look forward to Thanksgiving, we tend to reflect on the past year and give thanks for all …

Farmers Feed Us All

As our society becomes more urban, fewer Americans ever see the connection between the food they eat, the clothing …

Photo of Zack TaylorZack TaylorExtension Agent, Agriculture - Field Crops, Livestock
Red Lion Amaryllis

Amaryllis

Hippeastrums are among the most widely cultivated bulbs for indoors. Most gardeners know them by the name amaryllis – …

Vote! It Makes Good Sense!

Political season is upon us, and unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past several months, you …

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Overwinter Tender Perennials

Although we live in a relatively warm climate, some of our summer gardens – the “tender perennials” especially, are …

Farm-City Week Activities

Join city and country folk as we celebrate our annual Farm-City Week. Farm-City in Lee County is November 17-24, …

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Halloween Tips

The familiar fall chill is back in the air and we’re starting to see the pumpkins, ghosts, monsters, and …

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Time to Buy Bulbs

Whether your preferred shopping scheme is prowling garden centers, musing over mail order catalogs, probing the internet or all …

Out with the Old!

We may think of spring as the time for cleaning, but right now is the time to find some …

Photo of Zack TaylorZack TaylorExtension Agent, Agriculture - Field Crops, Livestock