Fertilize grass in June

By Scott Eckert, Harvey County Extension agent, horticulture With growing any kind of turf, timing of fertilizer application is important. I know we see commercials telling us to fertilize our lawns ...

When and how to plant beets

By Scott Eckert Harvey County Extension agent, horticulture Mom used to slice and pickle beets, and they were so good! Sometimes I think we forget about some vegetables our parents & grandparent...

Cool corn-planting temperatures

By Ryan Flaming Harvey County Extension agent, agriculture and natural resources Plenty of acres of corn were planted late last week in Kansas. Many of the seedbeds were dry on the surface with good ...

Job fair set for May 3 in Halstead

The Halstead Community-Wide Job Fair 2014 will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 3 at Halstead High School, 521 W. Sixth St. in Halstead. There is no cost to attend. Visit representatives from various emplo...

Maintain Easter egg safety

By Susan M. Jackson Easter is this weekend. How many eggs will you help color and decorate? How many will you have fun hiding for someone special to find? Easter eggs are a fun tradition for many fam...

Season with herbs and spices

By Susan M. Jackson Harvey County Extension agent, family and consumer sciences, and community development Herbs and spices have many benefits for the cook in your kitchen. They can add flavor and va...

Kansas State pullet sale on April 19

By Ryan Flaming, Harvey County Extension agent, Agriculture & Natural Resources Kansas State Universityís Poultry and Gamebird Research and Teaching Center is selling several breeds of pullets o...

Wheat winter kill confirmed in Kansas

By Ryan Flaming So far this year there has been wheat winter kill confirmed in central Kansas. The Canton area has been hit hard this winter with reports of 50% winterkill in the area. It doesnít see...