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Health & Nutrition

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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June Is Men's Health Month

Throughout June, Men’s Health Month focuses on improving the lifestyles of men. While there are several approaches to improving …

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Cooking With Herbs Workshop

Join us for Cooking with Herbs – Hands-On Workshop Having the knowledge to be creative in the kitchen is not …

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Don't Wash Your Chicken!

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that about a million people get sick from contaminated raw poultry each …

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Slow Cooking Safe Meals

Who can resist coming home after a long day of work to dinner already cooked and only one pot …

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Is That Watermelon Ripe?

Do you agonize over the bin of watermelons at the store as you try to choose a good, ripe …

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Plants Do That . . . Inside

“When plants are around, students are just smarter and pay more attention,” says Dr. Charles Hall, Ellison Chair, Texas A&M. This information …

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