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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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How Green Is Your Grill?

Memorial Day is often considered to be the beginning of summer. And summer means grilling! Grilling is a great …

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Slowing the Process of Bone Loss

May is Osteoporosis Awareness Month. During this month of awareness, taking a look at your family’s history could be …

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Summer Can Jam Series in July!

Are you interested in learning how to preserve your own food at home through canning? Or maybe you just …

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Rainy Weather Workout

April Showers bring May flowers. Don’t let rainy weather keep you from working out. Here are some tips for …

Maple Pecan Snack Mix

What better way to celebrate National Pecan Month than with this easy healthy maple pecan snack mix by Taste …

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Cooking Together as a Family

Nothing brings families closer together through a busy work and school days than gathering in the kitchen to cook …

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Vegetable Spotlight: Radishes

Today we’re doing a highlight on a delicious cold-weather crop, the almighty Radish! According to the University of Illinois …

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