Great big house + garden at the IX center back February 3-12

The Great Big House + Garden Show returns to the IX Center in Cleveland from February 3rd to February 12th. More than 400 exhibits will be on display covering various home and garden areas such as kitchen, bathroom, flooring, decor and landscaping. Attendees will experience a “hint of spring” at the Garden Show and explore … Read more

Northern New Mexico College to teach medical cannabis course

ESPAOLA – Northern New Mexico College is adding an introduction to medical cannabis to its extensive course lineup for healthcare professionals. The eight-week introductory course for health care professional students is taught by Ellen Trabka, the college’s chair of nursing and health sciences — and runs from March 20 to May 12. “It’s designed as … Read more

Master gardeners prepare for spring planting

It’s time to plant trees, and Walker County Master Gardeners and the Texas A&M Forest Service are hosting three programs in February to help local citizens do it affordably and efficiently. Ben Plunkett will host “All About Trees” on Feb. 6 at the Huntsville Public Library. Master Gardeners will host their Tree Sale on February … Read more

The 2023 special crop gift applicatoin period is now open.

The Idaho State Department of Agriculture has announced that the application period for 2023 Special Crop Block Grants is now open. The deadline for submission of all application materials is Sunday, March 5, 2023. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has allocated more than $2 million to ISDA for specialty crop projects in the … Read more

Carmen Ketron: Wait patiently, the garden season is just around the corner

My mom has been calling me every day for the past three weeks asking if she can go to the garden, cutting off the dead growth on the plants, putting her pre-emergent in the grass and planting the plants in it. The land for spring. Unfortunately, I ran out of ways to tell her it … Read more

Regent reviews ABAC opportunities

TIFTON – Regent Tom Bradbury has a record as a successful businessman in Georgia. So, it should come as no surprise that he used professional metaphors to describe his feelings about Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College during a recent visit. “I compare students to clients,” he said. “And just like a business, we want those students … Read more

OWEN: Be the best in the Oklahoma State 4-H speech contest

Here is information about the best in the Oklahoma State 4-H Speech Contest: Objectives: The Oklahoma 4-H Public Speaking Contest is held to promote greater interest in public speaking and to provide an opportunity for all 4-H members to develop and improve their public speaking skills. Login Information: Pre-recorded video entries are due on or … Read more

What’s happening at the Rowley Public Library.

ROWLEY – The Rowley Public Library announces the following events and programs. For more information, see the website at or call 978-948-2850. The library is located at 141 Main St. Prepare soil for gardening The library will host a gardening seminar titled “Preparing Your Soil for Gardening” on Thursday at 7 p.m. The quality … Read more

Gardening, landscaping learning opportunities

We may not be able to do yard and garden work right now, but we can use it to attend private lessons, ask questions, share and hear about extension resources to improve landscapes and solve plant problems. Nebraska Extension’s mission is to extend science-based information to help Nebraskans. For horticulture, one goal is to help … Read more

Tribune taps 11 4-H’ers for honorable mention

In all, nine Tribland counties nominated a total of 14 outstanding 4-H’ers to be represented in the Hastings Tribune’s annual recognition program. Today, the newspaper introduced 11 of these young men as candidates for the Honorable Mention. The 11 are Micah Baker of Franklin County, Emily Barfknecht of Horizon County, Emily Breehl of Clay County, … Read more