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    USU Extension Gardeners Combat Hunger Among Senior Citizens

    USU Extension Gardeners Combat Hunger Among Senior Citizens

    Senior citizens make up nearly 10 percent of Salt Lake's vast population. Many of these senior citizens are facing hunger issues that are almost impossible to believe. USU Extension gardeners are now coming their aid through their farmers market program.

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    Eight Reasons to Consider Canning

    Eight Reasons to Consider Canning

    Now that gardens are planted and fruit trees are showing signs of small fruit, many people begin planning how they will preserve the harvest - canning, freezing, drying and even freeze-drying. However, even die-hard food preservers may ask at times if the efforts of growing produce and preserving are really worth it. Here are eight things to consider.

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    Think Visual Impact When Readying Your Yard for Events

    Think Visual Impact When Readying Your Yard for Events

    For a special events when time is short and appearances are important, focus on the areas where your guests will be mingling that will have the greatest visual impact. Work later on areas not as likely to be seen and used, if time allows. As you walk through your yard, follow the same route you expect guests to use, and make a note of problems or neglected areas that catch your attention. Once you've done that, you're ready to go to work, and follow these tasks.

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    USU Extension Issues Codling Moth Advisory for Cache County

    USU Extension Issues Codling Moth Advisory for Cache County

    Utah State University Extension in Cache County issues a fruit pest advisory for codling moth this weekend, June 1-3. The codling moth, which affects apples and pears by causing wormy fruit, is one of Utah's most troublesome insect pests. It damages fruit by tunneling in to feed on the developing seeds; and since most backyard growers are not keen on having that extra protein in their fruit, it is important to know when and how to take action.

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