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Pressure Canning Workshop Set for July 17 & July 23
Gardeners and other lovers of fresh produce are often interested in extending the season's bounty by learning more about home-preserving fruits and vegetables. Now they can. Sign up and attend “Pressure Canning Workshop" presented by Ohio State University Extension at 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 17 and July 23 at 1021 W. Lima St., Kenton, OH.
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Announcements
Altitude and Food Preservation
Most of Hardin County is flat giving the impression that we wouldn’t have to be concerned with altitude and food preservation. However, Hardin County’s altitude varies from 850 feet above sea level to 1150 feet above sea level, which triggers some adjustment to standard times/pressure. See the attached illustration prepared by Nathan Saylor, Hardin County GIS Coordinator.
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County News
Dining with Diabetes
Dining with Diabetes (DWD) is a research project adapted from West Virginia Extension Service and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. DWD teaches individuals with diabetes about better ways to prepare food that may improve their diabetes management. Kathy Oliver FCS Educator will be offering the program on Mondays Sept 22, 29, and Oct 6, 2014 from 3:30-6:00pm at the Kenton Christian Missionary Alliance Church.
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State News
Find recent "Grazing School" presentations on-line here!
The "Pastures for Profit" grazing school is a comprehensive course in Management Intensive Grazing
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Asian Longhorned Beetle Found in Ohio; Maples, Other Trees at Risk
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Agriculture today (6/17/11) announced the first discovery of Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) in Ohio trees!
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