Home and Garden Briefs for June 24 | Journal-news

June WV Woodland Stewards seminar established for June 28The June WV Woodland Stewards Seminar will be held on June 28, from 6- 8:30 p.m. See attached thorough agenda or below.

At this seminar, speakers will address:

• Biochar creation and programs

• Seasonal plant and animal action

• ARBUP with forest measurement equipment

To register, go to: https://wvu.zoom.us/meeting/sign up/tJIqdOqrqD8jEtTRvN2yjUKcM4GmPOyq6fmz.

Purposes are now available for the 2022 Fall Extension Grasp GardenerMARTINSBURG — Utilize right now to develop into an Extension Learn Gardener. Get in touch with 304-264-1936 for an application or much more details or visit the group’s web site at https://extension.wvu.edu/berkeley/ag-normal-methods/grasp-gardeners.

WVU Cider FacultyMARTINSBURG — Consider becoming a member of WVUES for the forthcoming Cider School, getting location above the following many months. This has been scheduled as a “lunch-and-learn” design academic possibility. Pre-registration is necessary for these totally free situations here, https://bit.ly/3wEYXMB.


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

• July 13 — Session 5: Cider Sector Economic Feasibility, Advertising Options, and Lawful Concerns introduced 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 giving on-farm workshops in the places of rabbit creation, poultry processing and small ruminant manufacturing. Only a single workshop continues to be.

The workshops are made possible by a USDA Farm Provider Agency (FSA) Pandemic Support for Producers Initiative grant, enabling the skill to supply provides to the initially 20 farms/families that implement in get to start off or increase enterprises. The dates and subject spots are as follows:

• Finding began with tiny ruminants — July 7 at 6 p.m. and will address modest ruminant nourishment, breeding and herd well being and be held at Rawlings Farm, Summit Position.

To sign up, take a look at www.rebrand.ly/FarmWorkshops.

For a lot more info, speak to 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]

2022 Northern Virginia Place Wool PoolBERRYVILLE, Va. — The 2022 Northern Virginia Place Wool pull will be held 8-10 a.m. on July 14, at Clermont Farm in Berryville.

For much more data, get in touch with Corey Childs at [email protected] — 540-635-4549.

Grasp Gardener coaching program accepting purposesMARTINSBURG — Programs are now obtainable for the 2022 Drop Extension Grasp Gardener lessons that will start Aug. 15. Deadline to sign-up is July 1.

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

2022 Berkeley County Youth Fair to be held

MARTINSBURG — The 75th Once-a-year Berkeley County Youth Reasonable is “Celebrating 75 Several years of Timeless Traditions.” The Pass up Youth Honest contest is scheduled for July 30, with the contest at 7 p.m. For far more information on the 2022 Berkeley County Youth Truthful, go to: https://berkeleycountyyouthfair.org/.

Applications for 2022 Overlook Berkeley County Youth Truthful are now remaining accepted. Take note that the application should be U.S. Mail postmarked on or right before July 1. For a lot more information, go to https://berkeleycountyyouthfair.org/wp-written content/uploads/2022/05/2022-Skip-Berkeley-Youth-Truthful-Queen-Software.pdf. There is a fillable PDF software obtainable at the web site and call information and facts really should any one have queries.

Mushroom program remaining made available

KEARNEYSVILLE — A method on mushrooms remaining offered by Dr. Laura Robertson, affiliate professor of biology at Shepherd College, will be held at 10 a.m. on July 9 at the WVU Kearneysville Tree Fruit Exploration and Education Middle found at 67 Apple Harvest Lane, Kearneysville.

Robertson will supply an overview of the Kingdom Fungi introduce chosen species with important roles in drugs, ecology and industry go over identification of fungal species and advise helpful means for persons who would like to learn much more about fungi.

For much more details, contact Rick Lowman at [email protected] or connect with 304-279-0861.

Pay a visit to area farm markets

As spring turns into summer season, regionally grown make is turning into a lot more and extra offered. Look at out the unique farm marketplaces to see what is readily available (in year) regionally. Verify out Berkeley County Farm Markets: Kitchen’s Farm Marketplace in Falling Waters (https://www.kitchensfarmmarket.com), Orr’s Farm Sector in Martinsburg (orrsfarmmarket.com), Spring Valley Farm Market in Martinsburg (facebook.com/SpringValleyFarmMarketMartinsburg), Spring Valley Farm sector is found at the former Butler Farm Marketplace at 1793 Dry Run Rd., Martinsburg and Taylor’s Farm Sector in Inwood (https://www.taylorfarmsmarket.com).

Crucial Upcoming Dates

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

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

• Aug. 11–20, 2022 — West Virginia Condition Fair

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

Garden tips

• Turn compost

• Plant late tomatoes and peppers.

• Fertilize asparagus.

• Add non-seed-bearing weeds to compost.

• Seed peppers.

• Plant basil

• Stake peppers.

• Transplant rosemary.

• Seed 50 percent-runner and pole beans.

• Plant cilantro.

• Harvest summertime squash.