Answers to Your Canning & Preserving Questions
We can help. Give Mary Liz Wright, Nutrition & Wellness Educator, a call at 217-826-5422 or see this website: http://web.extension.illinois.edu/foodpreservation/. Remember food safety as you preserve your garden produce for the winter.
Join us for an entertaining program on autumn breads featuring Father Dominic Garramone, The Bread Monk on Sat., Oct. 4 at 10 AM at St. Mary's Hall in Paris. Cost is $5. Father Dom has written 6 cookbooks, appeared on PBS & ties his programs to the Bible.
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Edgar Co. 4-H & HCE are making holiday stockings & collecting items to fill the stockings for our service men & women. These will be sent to the Operation Care Package group who will send them overseas. Please drop off your items at the Edgar Co. office.
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A rain garden is a planted depression or a hole that allows rainwater from urban areas & compacted lawn areas, the opportunity to be absorbed reducing rain runoff. Learn how to reduce your impact downstream by building a rain garden. Sept. 25, 6:30 PM
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Sept. 21-27 is National Farm Safety & Health Week. Harvest increases the odds of a farm accident so slow down, think & be alert! Don't be a statistic. Safety Counts - Protect what matters!
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The U.S. Dept. of Ag released county average cash rents for 2014 & the Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers & Rural Appraisers released 2014 & expected 2015 cash rents for professionally managed farmland. Follow this link & learn more about rent
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