Monthly Archive: June 2012

Eat Mindfully for a Healthy Summer

Summer is a great time to focus on mindful eating, learning to enjoy each meal and making it easier to lose weight at the same time. Taking time to taste and savor each bite gives our mind time to register that we’ve eaten enough to satisfy our body’s needs.  That process generally takes about 20 …

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It’s Summer, and the Grillin’ is Easy

Grilling and warm summer evenings make a perfect combination – as long as a few basic grilling safety tips are followed. * Grills should be used outdoors and at least 10 feet from any house or building. * Place grills away from deck railings and out from under eaves or overhanging branches. * Set a …

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The Cost of a Child

How much does it cost to rear a child today? The USDA just released their annual “Expenditures on Children by Families” report, finding that a middle-income family with a child born in 2011 will spend about $234,900 for food, shelter and other necessities over the next 17 years. Housing is the biggest expense, followed by …

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The Great CEU Round-Up

The CEU Round-Up will be held on July 11 starting at 8:00 CDT at various County Extension Offices.  Attendees will receive CEUs in areas CORE CEU, Ag. Row Crop Prest Control, Aquatic Pest Control, Demo & Research, Forest Pest Control, Commercial L&O and more. Register Now on-line!

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Water Why’s?

Do you want to save money, time, and protect our environment by using less water?  It’s time to take control of your landscape!  This 2-hour workshop will give you key information on how to be water whyser so you can save money, time, and a valuable resource.  You will learn: Why your irrigation system is …

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Farm Fueled Friday! 6/1

Farm Fueled Friday!

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