Notice the darker color? That is the clear water flowing out of the field tile. The murky water has sediment in it that could have been held back with a cover crop. This article helps explain edge of field monitoring systems. It shows you up close pictures of this equipment and what’s going on in … Continue reading This Week in Ag… 4/20/15
If you have missed our post this week don't worry we will have it next week. The Wood SWCD Tree Sale had staff busy out of the office. Thanks to our Master Garden Volunteers Ruth and Su for all their help in the tree packing process. I hope you enjoy these pictures until we can … Continue reading This Week in Ag… 4/13/15 DELAYED
Have you ever talked to a nutritionist or dietitian about what you should be eating? A dairy consults with a nutritionist to ensure they are meeting the nutritional needs of their cows. Just as the caloric needs of a nursing mother a pregnant woman, and a teen girl are different, cows needs vary in the … Continue reading This Week in Ag… 4/6/15
Motherly instincts don’t always come naturally, when that happens the farmer steps in to help out. Bottle feeding or finding replacements moms are some of the things that must happen in order for a new baby to survive. These crossbred Southdown/Suffolk sheep are bred for motherly instincts. Luckily this is one proud Mama! Just because … Continue reading This Week in Ag… 3/30/15
If you follow us on Instagram and Facebook, you have seen these pictures before. However, here there is more information about each of them. If you don't follow us, you can do that here. Each Monday you can stop in and see what has happened the previous week. We all enjoy when the snow finally starts … Continue reading This Week in Ag… 3/23/15
This is a new collaboration between Wood County Extension, Wood County Farm Bureau and Wood Soil and Water Conservation District. We will be highlighting agriculture professionals throughout the year. Follow along as we receive the behind the scenes shots that you may not know about. These pictures will first pop up in your Instagram as they happen, … Continue reading Hello world!