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As the youth development program of IFAS Extension, 4-H is part of a national network. 4-H helps students develop the knowledge, life skills, and attitudes that will enable them to become self-directing, productive, and contributing members of society. This mission is fulfilled through hands-on learning experiences in agricultural and environmental awareness, leadership, communication skills, citizenship, energy conservation, health, and food and nutrition.

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CAN GREEN BAGS REALLY KEEP YOUR FOOD FRESH FOR WEEKS?

Can 'green bags' really keep your food fresh for weeks? You've likely seen them on late-night TV. Commercials boasting: "Our miracle green bags can keep your foods fresh for weeks!" "Made with all-natural minerals, our bags lock in the freshness using nanotechnology!" "With our containers, one week-old chicken salad tastes as fresh as the day it was bought." Week-old chicken salad? Is that even possible? What are green bags and

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COMMON MYTHS ABOUT FOOD SAFETY AT HOME

    COMMON MYTHS ABOUT FOOD     SAFETY AT HOME           Over the years we have all heard advice related to keep our food safe.  Some of the advice rings true, while other guidance is wrong. About one in six Americans – 48 million people – will get a foodborne illness this year, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The purpose of this article is to help

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So What Exactly is County Events?

It's County Events season! But what is that? County Events is an annual chance for 4-H members to show off their knowledge, skills, and talents in a 4-H project area through multiple competitions. This year's County Events will have 7 competitions - 4 which will be performed live on 3/5 and 3 which will be due prior. To register, go to:
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