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Spring rains mean green meadows
Productive pastures require good management to reach their fullest potential, according to columnist Peter Hagar.
Be good to the pollinators
Some insects can be annoying or bothersome, but most are so beneficial to us that we could not do without them, Jolene Wallace writes.
Grubs are making a comeback
Clinton County Cornell Cooperative Extension offices receiving more calls than usual about grubs, Amy Ivy writes.
Local Beer & Wine
Fermented/alcoholic beverages made with local ingredients are becoming more readily available.
Nutrition labels can be eye-opener
A few key pieces of information from the nutrition facts have made it to the front of food-package labels, columnist Jordy Kivett writes.
Perfect time to observe birds
Once the trees leaf out, they will be hidden from sight unless you catch them soaring through the air or devouring prey on the ground, Jolene Wallace writes.
Tips for extending the growing season
A little bit of effort can result in a much larger yield with a longer period of harvest, Amy Ivy writes.
Avoid early gardening pitfalls
Be careful not to walk on a soggy garden or lawn writes Cornell Cooperative Extension columnist Jolene Wallace.
Worksite CSAs catching on
Community supported agriculture is a great business model for farmers, and when directed at workplaces, it can be a healthy incentive for businesses, Laurie Davis writes.
Moss adds to spring lawn chores
Plant starts growing in the fall when the soil is wet and usually reaches a peak in the early spring, Jolene Wallace writes.
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