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County News

Family Storyteller
April 2, 2015

Georgia Hollrah and Collette Huntley participated in the Family Storyteller training.  They experienced an overview of the program workshops and completed the take home activities.   Watch for Family Storyteller program announcements from ISU Extension – Crawford County.

eggs photo
April 2, 2015

 Reconsidering the Egg

Experts have warned against diets high in cholesterol for years and have suggested, for example, limiting egg yolk intake. The previous Dietary Guidelines for Americans* stated that Americans eat too much cholesterol and that high-cholesterol foods like eggs should be limited. Preliminary reports, however, indicate that the 2015 guidelines may no longer consider cholesterol as a nutrient of concern for overconsumption.

elderly couple
April 2, 2015

With the summer months just around the corner, it’s
time to start thinking about fresh, seasonal produce.
Eating produce daily, whether fresh, frozen or canned, helps
fuel our body with the energy and nutrition it needs to stay
strong and healthy.

SLG Show logo
April 1, 2015

The Siouxland Garden Show March 27 - 29 at the Sioux City Convention Center  is a garden party with something for everyone. From Friday through Sunday, the show will be filled with 11 regional and local speakers, 19 how-to sessions, 19 make-and-take projects, and nearly 50 Siouxland area business and organization exhibits.

asparagus
April 1, 2015

It's the time of year when wild asparagus hunters are taking to roadside ditches and railway right-of-ways in search of this spring delicacy -– a hunt  that is rivaled only by the woodland hikes to find morel mushrooms. Coming home with a bounty of fresh greens is a treasure to be savored every spring. For the less adventurous and gardeners that want a "patch" all their own, this is also a good time to plan, purchase and plant asparagus in the home garden. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach recommend asparagus varieties for Iowa gardens and share how to properly plant and harvest a home patch of asparagus. To have additional questions answered, contact the ISU Hortline at 515-294-3108 or hortline@iastate.edu.

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