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Red Books

For 2020 we are placing an order for Red books in September and with an estimated delivery date of mid-October. Please note that each book is going to cost $7.50.

This is not a decision that will financially profit the Extension Office. Rather, it is one that allows the Extension Office to continue placing these orders and getting these materials here to help the community.

However, if you’d like to place your own order, please click here for the distributor that the Extension Office uses.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at 783-2514 or stop in and see us on the second floor of the Court House.

Rust Fungus Program

Canada Thistle is a pesky invasive plant that has a tendency to take over and can be difficult to get rid of. This year as an alternative to spraying herbicides the Extension Office is offering the Rust Fungus Program. 

So what is Rust Fungus and how does it work? Rust Fungus is a host-specific organism which means that it will only attack Canada Thistle. Spraying of the Rust Fungus happens in the fall and this treatment does require a multiple year commitment to see success. Once the Canada Thistle has died the Rust Fungus also dies since it no longer has it’s host organism. 

If you are interested in applying for this alternative to herbicide the Extension Office is looking for 20 participants. This link will take you to an application that needs to be completed. You can also pick up a paper application at the Extension Office or call for more details.