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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.

Life Is Speaking to You

Okay as promised here are the most salient points I wanted to share with you from “Oprah’s The Life …

We Could All Use a Lot Less Clutter

Did you know that clutter has a profound impact on your emotional, mental, physical, and spiritual well-being? It’s true. …

Proceed to the Top of Your List

If we don’t take care of ourselves, we won’t be of much use to anyone else. Does this sound familiar? …

Enjoy Fresh Fruits in Season

Summer always raises childhood memories. We remember all those days spent with our only care being where we were …

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Recent Publications related to Health & Nutrition

Mold Testing

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

3 weeks ago

Brief Instructions for Freezing Fruit

This publication covers best freezing practices for a variety of fruits.

9/26/19

Insect Repellent Products

This document is presented to answer some commonly asked questions about repellents and mechanical devices …

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. …

Cleaning Flooded Upholstered Furniture, Curtains, Bedding, Table Linens and Other Household Textiles

This publication covers important information about cleaning household textiles after a flood.

6/13/19Disaster Recovery

Heat Stress Disorders

This publication offers safety tips and first aid procedures to prevent and treat heat stress …

6/13/19Disaster Recovery

Farm to Early Care and Education Local Food Purchasing Guide

There are many different ways to buy local food, and this guide provides information that …

5/23/19Local Foods