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Kaylor: Spruce up your summer menus with a variety of salads

May 30, 2014 Summer brings a wide variety of fresh produce. Fruits and vegetables add color and nutrition to our plates. more »»

Schmidt: Pesticide safety for gardeners and homeowners

May 30, 2014 Spring seems to have finally sprung! Many Pierce County homeowners have mowed their lawns for the first time and have begun planting the more cold tolerant garden items. more »»

Schmidt: New face in extension office

May 23, 2014 I’m very excited to announce that Claire Lowstuter has accepted the part-time administrative assistant position. Claire began her duties as administrative assistant on Monday. more »»

Kaylor: May is National Salsa month

May 23, 2014 Salsas, Spanish for the word "sauce," are low in calories, full of flavor, and available with a variety of ingredients, from tomatoes, jalapenos and habaneras to mangoes, pineapples, strawberries... more »»

Kaylor: Try container gardening

May 16, 2014 Gardening has become very popular, but not everyone has a big backyard to grow a large garden or the time to tend it. If you are short on space, consider container gardening. more »»

Kaylor: Cook it fast in a microwave oven

May 9, 2014 Many households have a microwave oven. These small appliances are energy-efficient, take up little space in your kitchen and speed food preparation. more »»

Hippology team competed at state

May 9, 2014 They say the best part of a destination is the journey. That has proven to be the case for Pierce County’s Junior Hippology Tea. more »»

NDSU to hold 3rd Annual Angus University

April 25, 2014 The North Dakota Angus Association once again is partnering with North Dakota State University’s Carrington Research Extension Center for the third annual North Dakota Angus University (NDAU) calf... more »»

April is Stress Awareness and Management Month

April 25, 2014 Most of us have felt “stressed out,” but when this feeling persists, stress becomes chronic and can negatively impact our careers, quality of life, and our bodie. more »»

SCD promotes soil and water stewardship week

April 25, 2014 As a part of Pierce County for 68 years, the Pierce County Soil Conservation District (SCD) wants to remind you that each of us has a connection to natural resources. more »»

April: Spring celebrations

April 18, 2014 It’s spring — the season to enjoy the great outdoors and celebrate special occasions, like Easter, Passover, and graduation! As celebrations and events approach, take a fresh look at food safety... more »»

Schmidt: Tree care workshop

April 18, 2014 Don’t forget to RSVP for the 2nd Annual Tree Care Workshop being held next Thursday, April 24, 2014 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. more »»

Goodman: 2nd annual tree care workshop scheduled

April 10, 2014 The second annual Spring Tree Care Workshop will be held Thursday, April 24, 2014 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Rugby Armory. Trees add so much to our landscape and quality of life. more »»

Kaylor: How much do you know about eggs?

April 10, 2014 Try this quiz. 1. True or false: Eggs with white shells and brown shells have the same nutritional value. 2. more »»

Schmidt: NDSU offers farm bill decision aid

April 4, 2014 An education tool is available from the North Dakota State University Extension Service for evaluating certain options under the commodity title of the Agricultural Act of 2014 (farm bill). more »»

Spring clean your way to a safer kitchen

April 4, 2014 As the green grass begins to pop up outdoors, we often feel energized to do some projects. more »»

Kaylor: Think your drink during national nutrition month

March 21, 2014 Have you checked the Nutrition Facts label on your favorite beverages? Calories from beverages can add up quickly. Unlike food, beverages usually don’t make people feel “full. more »»

Kaylor: Eat a rainbow of fruits and vegetables during March, national nutrition month

March 13, 2014 Do you remember “Roy G. Biv?" You may remember this name from grade school. “Roy” is not an actual person. Roy G. more »»

Schmidt: Elgin wheat ready for pickup

March 13, 2014 The Pierce County Agricultural Improvement Association has registered class seed of Elgin HRSW available for sale. more »»

Kaylor: March is National nutrition month

March 11, 2014 If you have a chronic condition, a carefully planned diet can help you manage symptoms and improve health. March is National Nutrition Month®, and The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) (www. more »»



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