Monthly Archive: July 2012

WEATHER, PEANUTS AND CALCIUM

By: John Doyle Atkins, Santa Rosa County Ag Agent Calcium is needed for high quality peanuts and that makes calcium management one of the more critical aspects of peanut production. Soil moisture plays a critical role in absorption of calcium.  Failure to supply adequate soluble calcium in the pegging zone during pegging and pod fill …

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Quick Cooking Tips

If you want to reduce the fat content of muffins or quick breads, use 3 ripe, very well mashed bananas instead of 1/2 cup butter or oil. When you need sour cream, blend 1 cup low-fat cottage cheese with 1 tablespoon skim milk and 2 tablespoons lemon juice.  You can also substitute plain  nonfat or …

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