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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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Healthful Valentine Ideas

Almost everyone wants to be remembered on Valentine’s Day. Food seems to be one of the more popular gifts based …

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Don’t Wash That Chicken!

Participants at our recent Cooking for Crowds class were shocked when we told them that the best practice is …

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Cooking for Crowds

It’s the time of year that local clubs, organizations and church groups are getting back together for the year. Many …

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"Raining" in Mosquitoes

Recent heavy rains and flooding across many areas of the state will create many breeding areas for mosquitoes. While …

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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 …