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    Ask an Expert: Five Ways to Protect Plants from Dipping Temperatures

    Ask an Expert: Five Ways to Protect Plants from Dipping Temperatures

    With looming cold temperatures heading to Northern Utah this week, anxious gardeners are worried about their fruit trees and newly planted gardens. Buds of fruit trees vary in hardiness according to their developmental stages, but most fruit trees have flowered and set their fruit, and in general, should be safe from a light frost.

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    E.G. Peterson Extension Award Given to Diane Reese

    E.G. Peterson Extension Award Given to Diane Reese

    Diane Reese is the recipient of the E. G. Peterson Extension Award for 2017. Diane retires from USU Extension this year after 26 years of service. She has given her energy, passion and heart to USU through her many roles.

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    Utah Water Week Message: Help Keep Utah's Water Clean

    Utah Water Week Message: Help Keep Utah's Water Clean

    Utah Water Week runs from May 7-13, and is a perfect time of year for each of us to consider the importance of water in our lives. In a dry state like Utah, where irrigation is important for maintaining our crops, gardens and lawns, we tend to focus on how much water we have. It’s easy to forget that the quality of this water will actually determine how (or if) we can use it.

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    USU Extension Honored with Best of State Award

    USU Extension Honored with Best of State Award

    Utah State University Extension was recently named Best of State winner for adult education in Utah. The Best of State Awards recognize outstanding individuals, organizations and businesses in Utah. Nominees are judged on achievement in their field of endeavor; innovation or creativity in approaches, techniques, methods or processes; and contribution to improving the quality of life in Utah.

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