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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.

Milk and Arthritis

Turns out Mom was always right about our dairy products. Milk has long been associated with bone health, as a …

Holiday Food Safety

The holiday season is almost here! Not only is delicious food important for our holiday feasts, but food safety …

Research Says...Be Positive

Hypertension affects almost 67% of Americans age 60 and older and is a leading cause of cardiovascular disease and …

Necessity of Water

As the hot, humid summer is here and perspiration pours off as we work, don’t forget to drink that …

Pets and Health

The American Health Association published research on the latest evidence that pets are good for health. Research found associations …

National Radon Action Month

January is the National Radon Action Month to bring awareness of the importance of testing your home for the …

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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 …

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Your Baby and You, Months 7-9

This publication discusses healthy eating during your third trimester of pregnancy.

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Your Baby and You, Months 1-3

This publication discusses healthy eating during your first trimester of pregnancy.

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Your Baby and You, Months 4-6

This publication discusses healthy eating during your second trimester of pregnancy.

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Active Aging: Making the Most Out of Life

This brief publication is intended to give you research-based information about positive possibilities for the …

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Good Agricultural Practices for the Production and Handling of Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry, and Blueberry

Maintaining good sanitation throughout production and handling of strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries is important. …

4/3/19

Care and Planting of Ginseng Seed and Roots

This factsheet covers propagating (by seed and by transplant) ginseng, which requires a period of …

trimming local green beans

Best Practices for Utilizing Local Food in Nutrition Education and Cooking Classes

This publication provides practical tips on how to promote health eating by incorporating fresh, local …

2/5/19Local Foods