Home and Garden Briefs – June 10 | Journal-news

WVU Cider UniversityMARTINSBURG — Think about becoming a member of WVUES for the future Cider Faculty, getting area over the upcoming several months. This has been scheduled as a “lunch-and-learn” design academic prospect. Pre-registration is demanded for these absolutely free events right here, https://little bit.ly/3wEYXMB.


• June 15 — Session 4: Apple Illnesses and Their Administration presented by Mahfuz Rahman, noon-1 p.m.

• June 16 — Cidery Tour 1 at Hawk Knob Challenging Cider and Mead, 1-4 p.m.

• June 23 — Cidery Tour 2 at Swilled Puppy Hard Cider & Spirits, 1-4 p.m.

• June 29 — WV Cider Advisory Board Conference, noon-1 p.m.

• July 13 — Session 5: Cider Market Financial Feasibility, Advertising and marketing Possibilities, and Legal Criteria presented by Doolarie Singh-Knights, Jesse Richardson, and Lisa Jones, midday-2 p.m.

Farm diversification workshops providedMARTINSBURG — WVU Extension in Berkeley and Jefferson counties is furnishing three on-farm workshops in the places of rabbit manufacturing, poultry processing and compact ruminant creation.

These workshops are made achievable by a USDA Farm Support Company (FSA) Pandemic Assistance for Producers Initiative grant, enabling the means to present provides to the 1st 20 farms/households that implement in purchase to get started or expand enterprises.

The dates and subject places are as follows:

• Compact-scale poultry processing – June 14 at 6 p.m. and will protect poultry manufacturing, biosecurity and yard processing at Pink Dwelling Farm, Bunker Hill.

• Having started out with small ruminants — July 7 at 6 p.m. and will go over little ruminant nourishment, breeding and herd wellness and be held at Rawlings Farm, Summit Position.

To sign-up, check out www.rebrand.ly/FarmWorkshops.

For a lot more information, get in touch with Emily Morrow, Jefferson County Extension agent, at 304-728-7413, electronic mail [email protected] or Mary Beth Bennett, Berkeley County Extension agent, at 304-264-1936 or [email protected].

Grasp Gardener instruction plan accepting purposesMARTINSBURG — Apps are now obtainable for the 2022 Fall Extension Master Gardener lessons that will start Aug. 15. Deadline to register is July 1.

For much more info on the Learn Gardener Application, go to: https://extension.wvu.edu/data files/d/bdf70fa9-f174-4e76-b7e2-d00f8c0dd49b/berkeley-jefferson-emg-brochure-2019.pdf.

Extension providing cattle and equine programsMARTINSBURG — This month, Virginia Cooperative Extension is giving 3 trainings to help strategy and build cattle herd. On June 17, sign up for the hands-on workshop for producers considering artificial insemination as a indicates to increase their herd. Be part of at the Virginia Tech MARE Center. Sign-up is at bit.ly/VCEBeef22. The Northern Valley Extension workforce has joined forces with the Northern Piedmont Extension team to present these plans.

Description of workshops:

• June 17: morning and night course. Assisted Reproduction Workshop. A fingers-on workshop for producers considering artificial insemination as a implies to boost their herd. This application involves operating with cattle replica tracts and observing the insemination of heifers.

They are also presenting an Equine Nourishment Lecture Series: Biomolecules and Your Horse’s Well being:

Health supplements: Tuesday, June 21 at 6:30 p.m. (Virtual)

Equine Feed Labels: Tuesday, July 26 at 6:30 p.m. (Virtual)

Equine Lifetime Phases: Wednesday, Aug. 24 at 6:30 p.m. (Virtual)

Use the website link https://bit.ly/VCE220428 #VaCoopExt to sign up for any of the adhering to Zoom equine courses.

2022 Berkeley County Youth Honest to be held

MARTINSBURG — The 75th Annual Berkeley County Youth Fair is “Celebrating 75 Many years of Timeless Traditions.” The Miss Youth Good contest is scheduled for Friday, July 30, 2022, with the contest at 7 p.m. For additional data on the 2022 Berkeley County Youth Honest, go to: https://berkeleycountyyouthfair.org/.

Purposes for 2022 Pass up Berkeley County Youth Good are now becoming acknowledged. Notice that the software will have to be U.S. Mail postmarked on or in advance of July 1. For extra information and facts, go to https://berkeleycountyyouthfair.org/wp-content material/uploads/2022/05/2022-Miss-Berkeley-Youth-Good-Queen-Application.pdf. There is a fillable PDF application obtainable at the site and call data must everyone have questions.

Mountaineer Farm Converse Podcast established for Fridays

MARTINSBURG — Mountaineer Farm Chat is a weekly podcast featuring interviews with Extension Company industry experts and other agricultural industry experts about timely subject areas significant to West Virginia agriculture.

Approaching subject areas and company on Mountaineer Farm Talk:

• Today – “Producing Healthier Lambs and Youngsters.” Brad Smith, WVU Extension Assistance Ag/NR Agent Grant County.

This 7 days the distinctive visitor will be Brad Smith, WVU Extension Company Ag/NR Agent for Grant County conversing about “Producing Balanced Lambs and Kids.”

Wooden County Extension is inviting individuals to a scheduled Zoom assembly now at 10 a.m. To sign up for the Zoom assembly, go to https://wvu.zoom.us/j/98991307779.

Forthcoming potential systems of desire:

• Friday, June 17: “WV Branded Beef Task.” Dickinson Gould, President of Excitement Food items and Neil Bumgarner, President of WV Cattlemen’s Association.

• Friday, June 24: “Home Food items Preservation and the Get started of Canning Period.”

• Friday, July 1: “Farm Pond Management.”

For more information, get in touch with JJ Barrett at 304-424-1960 or his mobile 304-483-4257 or by emailing [email protected].

Important Forthcoming Dates

• July 30- Aug. 6, 2022 – 75th Berkeley County Youth Fair

• Aug. 13–16, 2022 — 80th yearly West Virginia Dairy Present

• Aug. 11–20, 2022 — West Virginia Point out Honest

• Aug. 21–27, 2022 — Jefferson County Good

Yard recommendations

• Seed sweet corn, beets, pumpkins and wintertime squash.

• Pinch blackberry canes.

• Start bagworm control.

• Seed basil as tomato companion plant.

• Facet-dress sweet corn that is knee-superior with further nitrogen.

• Deadhead annuals to motivate more bouquets.

• Transplant thyme.

• Pinch blackberry canes.

• Plant peppers.

• Prune spring-flowering shrubs.

• Regulate cabbage worms with DiPel® or row go over

• Renovate (e.g., leaf removal, fertilize, and many others.) strawberries after very last harvest.

• Pinch back again backyard garden mums.

• Seed dill