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What Is Sweet Basil?

One of the easiest herbs to grow is sweet basil. This herb will add tremendous flavor to your meals, …

Landscape plants

Selecting Quality Landscape Plants

Checklist for Selecting Quality Landscape Plants As Spring arrives and you visit your local garden center to purchase plants …

March 10 Pesticide Classes

Pesticide Classes will be held here on March 10, 2020, for V Credits and Paraquat Training. 10 a.m. until noon: …

Daija Chante Sams

True Leaders in 4-H: Daija Sams

This week’s True Leader in 4-H is Daija Sams, 19-year-old 4-H alumni. Since she became involved in 4-H, she …

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What Is Shea Butter?

What is Shea butter? Shea butter is the fat that is extracted from the nuts of shea trees. Even …

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Composting Basics

Composting is the aerobic decomposition of organic materials by microorganisms under controlled conditions into a soil-like substance called compost. …

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National Love Your Pet Day

In February, we generally think about ways to love and care for people, but have you ever stopped to …

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Handwashing 101

It may sound simple but handwashing is our first defense against getting sick. Wash your hands often to prevent …

Turf grass faculty and students looking over samples

Nematodes in Turf

Nematode damage manifests itself in both above and below ground symptoms. Above-ground symptoms typically include thinning, wilting or death …

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Spotted Lanternfly

Spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) is an invasive planthopper native to Asia. It was first detected in the United States …