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Making foods healthier can be as easy as 1, 2, 3
Haven’t you ever heard the saying “An apple a day keeps the doctor away?” Health, taste and a beautiful plate are just a few simple reasons why you should make an effort to increase the fruits and vegetables on your plate.
Beans: great nutrition, low calorie, high fiber
That’s right Beans!
Bull management: after the breeding season
After the breeding season, bulls become a necessary evil or an unwelcome visitor. Many like to forget about their bulls, until it’s time for them to work again. While it is true that bulls post-breeding don’t require as much management, planning and care can help insure the bull’s costs will be in reason and that they will be ready for the next breeding season.
Make fruits and vegetables the stars of your plate
According to the new MyPlate guidelines, half of you and your child’s plate should contain fruits and vegetables. Adding fruits and vegetables to meals adds important vitamins and nutrients. Fruits and vegetables also make meals more colorful and add various flavors and textures.
Mary Helen Ferguson: Pruning fruit trees
Fruit tree training and pruning is a topic of great interest and considerable uncertainty for many. The fact is that even two knowledgeable people may shape a fruit tree in different ways.
Making good choices part of educating youth
Vitamin D and wonderful opportunities for youth to do great things always puts me in a good mood. So this time of year I’m usually in a fantastic mood!
Young people can be coached to make good decisions
One of the most powerful ways we can encourage children to become successful, happy and contributing people is to teach them good decision-making skills and THEN to allow them to make their own decisions.
- Making Foods Healthier Can Be As Easy As 1,2,3!
Katie Rangel: Keep the 'merry' in Merry Christmas
Planning parties, shopping for gifts, sending out cards, wrapping presents, decorating the house, baking holiday treats and arranging travel plans are just a few of the extra things that might show up on your to do list this holiday season.
Mary Helen Ferguson: Visit our demonstration garden
If you’ve driven by our office on the corner of West Walker Avenue and South Church Street recently, you may have noticed a few new plants.
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