Articles written by Shelley Mills
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Leaf Curl Ash Aphids a.k.a. Woolly Ash Aphids
This spring we have been seeing a lot of samples in the office of ash trees with young leaves curling under and a funny white fluffy substance on them. This is the leaf curl aphid also known as the...
Free Tree Day Canceled
It is with a heavy heart that we inform the public that there will be no Free Tree Day for 2020. The restrictions for crowd gathering prohibit us from holding this wonderful program. With the wonderful turnout we have had in the past of over 250... Full story
Range and Pasture Noxious Weed Management Tour
Please join the Valley County Weed District and MSU Extension on Saturday, Sept. 22, for a Range and Pasture Noxious Weed Management Tour. The tour starts at Stoughie’s in Hinsdale at 1 p.m. with MSU Extension Agent Shelley Mills starting the... Full story
Beware Bed Bugs
Anyone can get bed bugs - it is not a matter of cleanliness but more of transportation. They only need a place to hide and a human host to feed on. Bed bugs (Cimex lectularius) are wingless, oval, reddish-brown insects about ¼ inch long that feed pr...
With increased awareness of the importance of pollinators, bees and beekeeping has become much more mainstream today than 30 years ago. Three workshops – Beginning Beekeeping, In the Bee Yard, and Harvesting and Winterizing, were held on Saturdays... Full story
Extension Office Roundup
The Glasgow MSU Extension office has a trio of events coming up in the Valley County area. Exhibit Workshop MSU Extension and the Valley County Fair Commission are hosting a free workshop on Monday, J...