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    Grasshoppers Getting in Your Garden? Three Tips for Control

    Grasshoppers Getting in Your Garden? Three Tips for Control

    Grasshoppers are on the loose, and it seems they are everywhere. The best time for controlling them is when they are young, before they have wings and can fly away from insecticide treatments. For best results, organize your neighborhood or local farming/ranching community to work together to treat larger tracts of land. Treating wide areas is a key to success.

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    Four Tips to Help You Eliminate Food Waste and Save Money

    Four Tips to Help You Eliminate Food Waste and Save Money

    The average American throws away nearly 275 pounds of food each year. The USDA estimates between 30 to 40 percent of America's food supply is wasted. Not only is good food wasted, but good money, too, equating to about $390 per year per person. While no one should eat unsafe food, consider these strategies to minimize food waste--and put the saved money toward a financial goal.

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    USU Extension Co-Hosts Opioid Summit

    USU Extension Co-Hosts Opioid Summit

    Utah State University Extension recently launched a new program this spring - Health Extension: Advocacy, Research & Teaching (HEART). The program came about as a way to provide credible resources to help Utahns improve their health and wellness in multiple areas, including physical, emotional, intellectual, occupational, social, environmental, spiritual and financial.

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    12 Ways to Stop Snakes From Slithering Into Your Yard

    12 Ways to Stop Snakes From Slithering Into Your Yard

    With a drier and hotter start to summer this year, more snakes are following their prey into areas that are irrigated and provide good cover and food. Unfortunately, this describes many people's yards, and for a lot of people, the sight of a snake strikes fear. To further the problem, many companies take advantage of people's fear of snakes by selling products or services that are ineffective, and in some cases, may increase the danger to people and pets.

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