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Two Key Behaviors for Improved Health

Seventeen senior adults at the Troy-Montgomery Senior Center are working on ways to improve their health through implementing just …

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Safe Home Food Preservation

Home canning is an excellent way to preserve garden produce and share it with family and friends. But it …

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2022 4-H Summer Adventures Registration

Montgomery County 4-H 2022 Summer Adventures Registration Deadline: Friday, May 27, 2022 *No Payment is Due at Time of Registration, Payment is …

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Where Are All the Canning Jars?

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Direct to Food Bank and Food Pantry Donations

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Guide to Understanding and Addressing PFAS in our Communities

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FDA Food Processing Facility Registration

Fact sheet covering the Food & Drug Association’s (FDA) requirements for food facilities to register …

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This factsheet explains the nutrition labeling requirements small businesses are exempt from.

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This factsheet provides guidance to Extension agents on best practices when dealing with media like …

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