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Families & Consumers

We know your life is complicated. That's why we have information about health and nutrition, money management, food, home concerns, relationships, and many other topics. Our resources can help you whether you are retired, a first-time parent, a teen, or someone in between.

To find out what Extension services are available in your area or to get personal assistance, please contact your county Extension office.

GirlTalking About Bullying

Use the following tips to help create and maintain safe and bully-free learning environments for your children. More...

BBQFood Safety Tips for College Students

From cross-contamination to internal temperatures, follow these food safety tips for college students. More...

White quinoaFacts About Quinoa

Quinoa, an unfamiliar whole grain to some, is a nutritious seed that can be used in many different recipes. More...

ChildLeaving Children Home Alone

With school quickly approaching, find out if your child is mentally and physically ready to be home alone. More...

Fruit smoothieHealthy Eating: Drink to Your Health

Follow these shake and smoothie recipes to add more fruits and vegetables into your diet. More...