University of Illinois Extension

Archives for September 2012

September 27, 2012

Host Richard Hentschel finishes a 3 part interview with Laura Barr, Extension Nutrition and Wellness Educator. Using the best vegetables for canning is what should be done and using up the less than perfect vegetables for fresh table use. Laura talks about Drying Herbs, Canning fruits and vegetables.

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September 20, 2012

Richard Hentschel and Laur Barr, Extension Educators talk about using late season vegetables and preservation methods. Food borne illiness is a serious situation and food pathogens have changed over the years, so how foods are preserved has to change as well

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September 13, 2012

Richard Hentschel and Laura Barr discuss the best ways to handle the fall vegetables for short and long term storage. When to pick your vegetables and at what stage are important in how long they will remain in storage.

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September 6, 2012

Host Richard Hentschel covers several yard activities appropriate for this time of year. Re-seeding or sodding the lawn after the drought this summer. Homeowners have until about mid September in Northern Illinois before the season will be too short. Spring bulbs will also be covered and how to take care of the landscape plants through fall and into cold weather. Proper planting for trees and shrubs is talked about as well.

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