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The USU Extension Botanical Center in Kaysville has let the lawn go brown, or at least slightly brown to save water. The center has been able to cut watering by half this year, Jerry Goodspeed, Director Utah State University Botanical Center, said.
Utah State University Botanical Center Cuts Watering in Half During Drought

Utah State University Botanical Center Cuts Watering in Half During Drought

The USU Extension Botanical Center in Kaysville has let the lawn go brown, or at least slightly brown to save water. The center has been able to cut watering by half this year, Jerry Goodspeed, Director Utah State University Botanical Center, said.

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It’s prime time for bugs, and your garden might be suffering right about now. If you have limp leaves and stripped stems, it’s time to kick the pests out! Horticulturist Sheriden Hansen shares three of the most common garden pests she’s seeing out and abo
Got bugs? Here are 3 common garden pests and how to get rid of them

Got bugs? Here are 3 common garden pests and how to get rid of them

It’s prime time for bugs, and your garden might be suffering right about now. If you have limp leaves and stripped stems, it’s time to kick the pests out! Horticulturist Sheriden Hansen shares three of the most common garden pests she’s seeing out and abo...

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Billionaire Elon Musk says he’s renting a $50,000 home in Texas near his SpaceX launch site. He once said, “Possessions kind of weigh you down.” NTD looked into the pros and cons of renting and buying. USU Extension's Kathy Riggs gives her input.
Buying a Home Versus Renting a Home

Buying a Home Versus Renting a Home

Billionaire Elon Musk says he’s renting a $50,000 home in Texas near his SpaceX launch site. He once said, “Possessions kind of weigh you down.” NTD looked into the pros and cons of renting and buying. USU Extension's Kathy Riggs gives her input.

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Making your own compost keeps waste out of the landfills, and does great things for your plants. Plus, the soil in Utah is a little less than desirable. Spruce it up with your own mixture. Sheriden Hansen shares the basics of composting.
Garden Composting 101: Here Are the Basics to Making Your Own Compost

Garden Composting 101: Here Are the Basics to Making Your Own Compost

Making your own compost keeps waste out of the landfills, and does great things for your plants. Plus, the soil in Utah is a little less than desirable. Spruce it up with your own mixture. Sheriden Hansen shares the basics of composting.

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One of the many negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in Utah County and throughout the state and county has been an increase in opioid abuse.
Opioid Abuse up During Pandemic, Expert Tells Utah County

Opioid Abuse up During Pandemic, Expert Tells Utah County

One of the many negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in Utah County and throughout the state and county has been an increase in opioid abuse.

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You can plant all the pretty annuals and perennials, but a flowerbed isn’t complete without some good groundcover. These plants fill in the empty spaces perfectly, and add a finishing touch to your planters. Sheriden Hansen shares some of her favorite gro
Best Groundcovers: These Are the Top 8 Plants to Fill Out Your Flowerbeds

Best Groundcovers: These Are the Top 8 Plants to Fill Out Your Flowerbeds

You can plant all the pretty annuals and perennials, but a flowerbed isn’t complete without some good groundcover. These plants fill in the empty spaces perfectly, and add a finishing touch to your planters. Sheriden Hansen shares some of her favorite gro...

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As things really start to heat up across the state, two organizations are reminding Utahns about the precautions they should take to avoid heat-related illnesses. Kathy Riggs breaks it down into six easy steps.
How to Stay Safe in Excessive Heat

How to Stay Safe in Excessive Heat

As things really start to heat up across the state, two organizations are reminding Utahns about the precautions they should take to avoid heat-related illnesses. Kathy Riggs breaks it down into six easy steps.

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It’s no surprise that more people have been spending time outside, enjoying the scenery in the wake of the pandemic, but in Utah, there are also more reports of people and their pets unwittingly taking ticks home with them.
Experts Believe Drought, Pandemic Could Be Cause For Increased Tick Sightings In Utah

Experts Believe Drought, Pandemic Could Be Cause For Increased Tick Sightings In Utah

It’s no surprise that more people have been spending time outside, enjoying the scenery in the wake of the pandemic, but in Utah, there are also more reports of people and their pets unwittingly taking ticks home with them.

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Climb is a new wellness app that is literally for everyone, whether you are dealing with mental health challenges, battling addiction, or just want to improve your life overall. Dr. Dave Schramm, USU Extension Professor in Marriage and Family Studies, say
New Climb App Is a Simple, Yet Comprehensive Approach to Mental Health and Personal Wellness

New Climb App Is a Simple, Yet Comprehensive Approach to Mental Health and Personal Wellness

Climb is a new wellness app that is literally for everyone, whether you are dealing with mental health challenges, battling addiction, or just want to improve your life overall. Dr. Dave Schramm, USU Extension Professor in Marriage and Family Studies, say...

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Fresh strawberries are out in stores! This summer berry is delicious no matter where you get it, but there is just something about a strawberry picked from your own garden. Horticulturist Sheriden Hansen shares three secrets that will make planting your o
Growing strawberries? Here are 3 secrets for planting this easy-grow crop

Growing strawberries? Here are 3 secrets for planting this easy-grow crop

Fresh strawberries are out in stores! This summer berry is delicious no matter where you get it, but there is just something about a strawberry picked from your own garden. Horticulturist Sheriden Hansen shares three secrets that will make planting your o...

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With minimal tools and effort, you can keep your perishables around for longer. Consumer Educator Teresa Hunsaker shares her expert tips for keeping food around longer.
Keep strawberries for over a week?! Here is how to make food last longer

Keep strawberries for over a week?! Here is how to make food last longer

With minimal tools and effort, you can keep your perishables around for longer. Consumer Educator Teresa Hunsaker shares her expert tips for keeping food around longer.

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Pollinators are key to a thriving outdoor landscape. They don’t usually come into your garden of their own accord. Bees, hummingbirds, and even some beetles need a reason to come and enjoy your space. Sheriden Hansen shares how to attract pollinators into
Fill your garden with bees and hummingbirds! Attract pollinators by planting the right flowers

Fill your garden with bees and hummingbirds! Attract pollinators by planting the right flowers

Pollinators are key to a thriving outdoor landscape. They don’t usually come into your garden of their own accord. Bees, hummingbirds, and even some beetles need a reason to come and enjoy your space. Sheriden Hansen shares how to attract pollinators into...

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Are you a gardening die hard, or do you find it more of a chore? If you fall into that second group, some new gear might get you excited to get out and dig in the dirt! Horticulturist Sheriden Hansen shares the best new gardening gear to check out.
Add new garden gear to your tool belt! These 9 things are the best gadgets on the market

Add new garden gear to your tool belt! These 9 things are the best gadgets on the market

Are you a gardening die hard, or do you find it more of a chore? If you fall into that second group, some new gear might get you excited to get out and dig in the dirt! Horticulturist Sheriden Hansen shares the best new gardening gear to check out.

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We hear about savers and spenders a lot. But there are actually six different money identities that can give you insight into how you make financial decisions. Amanda Christensen shares what these personalities are made up of.
What is your money personality? Here’s how these 6 identities impact your goals

What is your money personality? Here’s how these 6 identities impact your goals

We hear about savers and spenders a lot. But there are actually six different money identities that can give you insight into how you make financial decisions. Amanda Christensen shares what these personalities are made up of.

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With all the sanitizing and disinfecting going on, do you actually know the difference between the two? We didn’t, so we asked an expert for some definitions. Teresa Hunsaker shares the difference between sanitizing and disinfecting.
Disinfecting…or Sanitizing? Here Are 5 Smart Cleaning Facts

Disinfecting…or Sanitizing? Here Are 5 Smart Cleaning Facts

With all the sanitizing and disinfecting going on, do you actually know the difference between the two? We didn’t, so we asked an expert for some definitions. Teresa Hunsaker shares the difference between sanitizing and disinfecting.

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One of the biggest reasons families don’t dye Easter eggs is the mess it makes. There’s food coloring everywhere, including on the kids’ clothes, and it just seems like more work than it’s worth. Marta Nielsen, with the USU Extension, shares three no-mess
No-Mess Easter Eggs: Here are 3 cool coloring methods that will leave your kitchen clean

No-Mess Easter Eggs: Here are 3 cool coloring methods that will leave your kitchen clean

One of the biggest reasons families don’t dye Easter eggs is the mess it makes. There’s food coloring everywhere, including on the kids’ clothes, and it just seems like more work than it’s worth. Marta Nielsen, with the USU Extension, shares three no-mess...

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One side effect of the COVID-19 pandemic has been government financial aid. The third round of stimulus payments has now hit most Utah bank accounts, so here is some free money advice. Amanda Christensen shares how to use your COVID relief money intention
Got stimulus money? Here are the best ways to use it intentionally

Got stimulus money? Here are the best ways to use it intentionally

One side effect of the COVID-19 pandemic has been government financial aid. The third round of stimulus payments has now hit most Utah bank accounts, so here is some free money advice. Amanda Christensen shares how to use your COVID relief money intention...

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Easter is a few weeks away, but if you want to grow some fresh, green grass to fill baskets or top tables, you need to plant it now! It’s pretty easy to find and sprout if you do it right.
Get Your Easter Grass Growing

Get Your Easter Grass Growing

Easter is a few weeks away, but if you want to grow some fresh, green grass to fill baskets or top tables, you need to plant it now! It’s pretty easy to find and sprout if you do it right.

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With spring on the horizon, it’s time to get excited about gardening! If you are starting seeds, you should get going now.
Start Seeds the Right Way With This Expert Advice

Start Seeds the Right Way With This Expert Advice

With spring on the horizon, it’s time to get excited about gardening! If you are starting seeds, you should get going now.

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Some families in southern Utah are feeling relief following another project from Farmers Feeding Utah, which takes excess food from local farmers and donates it to groups and food banks across the Beehive State.
Farmers Feeding Utah Helps Families In St. George

Farmers Feeding Utah Helps Families In St. George

Some families in southern Utah are feeling relief following another project from Farmers Feeding Utah, which takes excess food from local farmers and donates it to groups and food banks across the Beehive State.

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Dr. Dave Schramm talks about ways to add cups of connection to your relationship pool, ways to avoid losing water and what to do if there are cracks.
Adding Cups of Connection to Your Relationship Pool

Adding Cups of Connection to Your Relationship Pool

Dr. Dave Schramm talks about ways to add cups of connection to your relationship pool, ways to avoid losing water and what to do if there are cracks.

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We're all spending more time indoors and houseplants are becoming more popular because of that. USU Extension Associate Professor Michael Caron says he recommends starting with a plant that's pretty easy to take care of.
More People Are Trying Their Hands at Indoor Gardening, but Is Your Thumb Green?

More People Are Trying Their Hands at Indoor Gardening, but Is Your Thumb Green?

We're all spending more time indoors and houseplants are becoming more popular because of that. USU Extension Associate Professor Michael Caron says he recommends starting with a plant that's pretty easy to take care of.

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Whatever stage of life you’re in, it’s always a good time to start budgeting. Often this task falls to the woman of the household, and there are few common mistakes that we can make.
Don’t make these 3 budget mistakes! Here’s where most people go wrong…

Don’t make these 3 budget mistakes! Here’s where most people go wrong…

Whatever stage of life you’re in, it’s always a good time to start budgeting. Often this task falls to the woman of the household, and there are few common mistakes that we can make.

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When humans experience something they have never experienced before, such as the current Coronavirus pandemic, it often creates a mix of fear, curiosity, worry, panic, and interest, among other emotions for both adults and children. Dr. Dave Schramm gives
Help Your Kids With These Three Needs During Pandemic

Help Your Kids With These Three Needs During Pandemic

When humans experience something they have never experienced before, such as the current Coronavirus pandemic, it often creates a mix of fear, curiosity, worry, panic, and interest, among other emotions for both adults and children. Dr. Dave Schramm gives...

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A short-term loss of income can be devastating. There are steps you can take to look ahead and plan how to weather the storm.
What to Do When Your Income Drops

What to Do When Your Income Drops

A short-term loss of income can be devastating. There are steps you can take to look ahead and plan how to weather the storm.

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Dr. Dave Schramm, a specialist in families and relationships shares some ways you can keep moving during the holidays and cold months.
Ways to Stay Active During the Holidays

Ways to Stay Active During the Holidays

Dr. Dave Schramm, a specialist in families and relationships shares some ways you can keep moving during the holidays and cold months.

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How often do you wash your sheets? How about your hand towels, or jeans? Teresa Hunsaker breaks down our laundry lists. She shares how often to wash the most common items in our home, and the reasoning behind all the cleaning.
The Ultimate Laundry Checklist: Here is how often to wash everything in your house

The Ultimate Laundry Checklist: Here is how often to wash everything in your house

How often do you wash your sheets? How about your hand towels, or jeans? Teresa Hunsaker breaks down our laundry lists. She shares how often to wash the most common items in our home, and the reasoning behind all the cleaning.

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Are you already feeling the push to do your holiday shopping? There is some smarts in starting early, but you don’t want to blow your whole budget. Stretch your dollar and make the most of the holiday deals. Amanda Christensen shares three pieces of finan
Ready, set, shopping! Here are 3 money smart ways to conquer holiday sales

Ready, set, shopping! Here are 3 money smart ways to conquer holiday sales

Are you already feeling the push to do your holiday shopping? There is some smarts in starting early, but you don’t want to blow your whole budget. Stretch your dollar and make the most of the holiday deals. Amanda Christensen shares three pieces of finan...

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Farmers, ranchers, and those living in rural Utah will have more opportunities to access mental health resources. USU Extension received $200,000 to invest in pilot programs after partnering with 13 states and four territories for a new grant.
USU Extension receives grant to help farmers, ranchers, rural communities get mental health resources

USU Extension receives grant to help farmers, ranchers, rural communities get mental health resources

Farmers, ranchers, and those living in rural Utah will have more opportunities to access mental health resources. USU Extension received $200,000 to invest in pilot programs after partnering with 13 states and four territories for a new grant.

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Financial counselor and USU Extension Money Moms blog editor Amanda Christensen makes family finances more approachable on KBYU's Family Rules show.
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BYUtv Family Rules, Fun and Finance

Financial counselor and USU Extension Money Moms blog editor Amanda Christensen makes family finances more approachable on KBYU's Family Rules show.

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With most counties in the state in the high COVID-19 transmission index, health leaders are encouraging people to skip trick-or-treating this year.
Utahns Come up With Creative Solutions to Celebrate Halloween Safely

Utahns Come up With Creative Solutions to Celebrate Halloween Safely

With most counties in the state in the high COVID-19 transmission index, health leaders are encouraging people to skip trick-or-treating this year.

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Dr. Dave Schramm talks about how to keep good feelings with family and friends during this volatile political and pandemic season on Fox13 The Place.
Talking politics with your family? Let's all just get along!

Talking politics with your family? Let's all just get along!

Dr. Dave Schramm talks about how to keep good feelings with family and friends during this volatile political and pandemic season on Fox13 The Place.

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October is the perfect time to plant those spring-blooming bulbs like tulips and daffodils. Assemble your tools and bulbs (make sure they are healthy without mold) and get them planted before the soil freezes. For a beautiful splash of color, plant them i
As Seen on Studio 5: Fall Is the Time to Plant Bulbs so You'll Have Them Blooming by Spring

As Seen on Studio 5: Fall Is the Time to Plant Bulbs so You'll Have Them Blooming by Spring

October is the perfect time to plant those spring-blooming bulbs like tulips and daffodils. Assemble your tools and bulbs (make sure they are healthy without mold) and get them planted before the soil freezes. For a beautiful splash of color, plant them i...

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Susan Madsen, founding director of the Utah Women Leadership Project, said that overall, women hold only 29.1% of supervisory, managerial and executive leadership positions in Utah’s municipal governments, while they hold 42.5% in county governments and 3
As seen on ABC Channel 4: Utah Women in Municipal Leadership

As seen on ABC Channel 4: Utah Women in Municipal Leadership

Susan Madsen, founding director of the Utah Women Leadership Project, said that overall, women hold only 29.1% of supervisory, managerial and executive leadership positions in Utah’s municipal governments, while they hold 42.5% in county governments and 3...

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Sheriden Hansen, USU Extension Horticulturalist shows how to save and store seeds from your garden and shares the benefits of saving seeds for next year's garden.
As Seen on Studio 5: Saving and Storing Seeds for Next Year

As Seen on Studio 5: Saving and Storing Seeds for Next Year

Sheriden Hansen, USU Extension Horticulturalist shows how to save and store seeds from your garden and shares the benefits of saving seeds for next year's garden.