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Extension offers a wealth of educational programs that help people make healthier, better-informed decisions and grow our economy. Programs cover a variety of areas from local foods and food safety to gardening and environmental efforts.

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Navigating the Formula Shortage

News Release United States Lactation Consultant Association May 14, 2022 Navigating the US Formula Shortage: A Safe Approach The birth of a …

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Food Allergy Awareness Week 2022

May 8-14, 2022 is National Food Allergy Awareness Week. Food Allergies are caused when your body’s immune system reacts negatively …

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Dial Gauge Canner Testing

Don’t you just love all of the great fresh fruits and vegetables that are part of summer? Whether you are …

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Pumpkins for Pumpkin Pie

With the holidays fast approaching, there are folks out there who are making plans for pumpkin pies. Canned pumpkin …

healthy food

Eat Med in May

Whether you’re preparing a meal at home or dining out, the foods you choose can make a real difference. …

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Handling Raw Chicken Safely

Chicken is a versatile and affordable source of lean protein, making it very popular among both beginner and advanced …

March Is Living Well Month

Raising kids, eating right, spending smart, living well—that’s the theme of a national Living Well Campaign that is being …

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This publication discusses the pros and cons of mold testing in a home.

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Appendix H. Community Gardening Resources

This appendix is part of the Extension Gardener Handbook and gives users to the tools …

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Searching for ripe tomatoes.

Snacking and Cooking with Warm-Season Produce from Childcare Production Gardens

This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …

Stirring kale and dressing for a winter salad.

Snacking and Cooking With Cool-Season Produce From Childcare Production Gardens

This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …

Raised beds with a crop of kale (left) and mustard greens (rt).

Growing Cool-Season Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, cool-season vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. This is …

Raised beds with a mix of warm-season fruits and vegetables.

Growing Warm-Season Fruits and Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, warm-season fruits and vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. …

Harvesting beans from a vine-covered teepee.

Creating Childcare Center Production Gardens

This publication focuses on developing fruit and vegetable production gardens in the Outdoor Learning Environment …