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3 Ways to Preserve Produce
Learn how to help your fruits and vegetables last longer with three tips on preserving produce.
6 Ways to Beat the Heat This Summer
When the temperatures hit summer highs, make sure you're taking proper precautions to avoid heat exhaustion and heat...
Find Financial Security in Uncertain Times
Follow these tips from our money expert to keep your savings secure during these fluctuating financial times.
MarketMaker Grows Farmers Market Resource
MarketMaker, a University of Illinois Extension online marketing program, is growing and adding new features to better serve...
Feeding Food Deserts: New Initiative Works to Identify Communities Without Access to Healthy Food
A new initiative has mapped low-income communities without ready access to healthy and affordable food across the state....
Homemade Pine Cone Bird Feeders
Recent research has shown that providing garden birds extra food during cold months helps ensure a more successful...
Road Rules for Winter Weather
Here are some safety tips to keep in mind if you have to get behind the wheel during...
Death and Taxes: Far From Certain
When our country was in its infancy, statesman Benjamin Franklin penned the phrase, “The only thing certain is...
Mulch or Cover Outdoor Plants This Winter
When the temperature drops, don't forget to take care of your outdoor plants so they will be healthy...
20 Ag Careers That May Surprise You
Not everyone involved in agriculture works on a farm. In fact, biochemists, biophysicists, veterinarians and environmental engineers are...