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    Ask an Expert: Eight Tips for Freezing Produce

    Ask an Expert: Eight Tips for Freezing Produce

    Fruits and vegetables are abundant this time of year, and now is a great time to preserve the harvest. One preservation method that is sometimes overlooked is freezing.

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    There's a New Pest in Town

    There's a New Pest in Town

    The elm seed bug has been recognized as Utah's newest pest. It was first discovered in Utah in July 2014 and confirmed by the Utah State University Extension Utah Plant Pest Diagnostic Lab and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. The elm seed bug has now been widely reported along the Wasatch Front, Cache County, east to Duchesne County, west to Tooele County and south to Grand County.

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    Ask a Specialist: How Can I Keep My Landscape Looking Lovely in the Heat?

    Ask a Specialist: How Can I Keep My Landscape Looking Lovely in the Heat?

    The heat is on, and many lawns are struggling. Consider these suggestions for keeping your landscapes and gardens healthy while also saving water.

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    PODCAST: Perennial Flowers with Extended Blooming Periods

    PODCAST: Perennial Flowers with Extended Blooming Periods

    Perennial flowers can add color and variety to any yard and garden. Taun Beddes, USU Extension horticulturist, discusses his favorite perennials that have long blooming periods.

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