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High tunnel program proven on Peninsula

High tunnels are here to stay. The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service announced last month the High Tunnel Cost Share grant program is no longer an interim practice...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-27-1
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...Childhood Center is participating in the USDA Child and Adult Care Food program. This...year.In accordance with federal law and USDA policy, the Early Childhood Center is...a complaint, write immediately to the USDA Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-20
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...Childhood Center is participating in the USDA Child and Adult Care Food program. This...year.In accordance with federal law and USDA policy, the Early Childhood Center is...a complaint, write immediately to the USDA Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-24
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...more than 40 degrees) and freezer (a zero reading is good). To learn more about appliance thermometers, go to www.fsis.usda.gov/FactSheets/Appliance_Thermometers/index.asp.? Cover entire breast area with buttered heavy-duty aluminum...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2014-11-11-0
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Learning for Life: Cockroaches, the ultimate unwanted visitor

...foodborne bacteria. Many people rely on "eyeballing" food. This can be misleading, especially if cooking by color. According to USDA research 1 out of 4 hamburgers temperature.With Thanksgiving approaching a food thermometer is a must for the turkey, dressing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-11-22/learning-for-life-cockroaches-t
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Your best holiday turkey yet

...these pointers, plus the ones located at the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Let's Talk Turkey website at www.fsis.usda.gov/PDF/Lets_Talk_Turkey.pdf, will get you there. Sue Ade is a syndicated food writer with broad experience and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2014-11-11-1
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Learning for Life: 4-H Global Exchange Program

...please call the Cooperative Extension Service at 907-262-5824 and ask for Coordinator Jason Floyd.The Cooperative Extension Service and 4-H Youth Development Program are offered through the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the USDA.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-11-15/learning-for-life-4-h-global-ex
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Think safety in the kitchen for Thanksgiving

...using the "eyeball" test, because the color of food isn't a safe way to know if food is cooked properly. According to the USDA, one in four hamburgers turn brown before it is safe to eat. Tannehill also recommends that people not wash meat and poultry...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-25/cooking-thanksgiving-safely
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Learning for Life: Why use a food thermometer?

...foodborne bacteria. Many people rely on "eyeballing" food. This can be misleading, especially if cooking by color. According to USDA research 1 out of 4 hamburgers turn brown in the middle before it has reached a safe internal temperature.With Thanksgiving...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-10-31/learning-for-life-why-use-a-foo
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Over-wintering your perennials in pots? Some tips

...to begin with, she said. Buy the most cold-tolerant varieties you can find."I pick the hardiest available rated with a USDA zone that is two zones colder than my zone," Ophardt said.Some plants genetically are more perennial than others. Woody...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-10-11/over-wintering-your-perennials-
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