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Give to Jefferson County Extension
You can contribute to Jefferson County Extension and can help with the rent to keep the office in an accessible and convenient location or you can contribute to help with master gardener program supplies, salary and benefits and travel. Click read more for live links.
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JEFFERSON COUNTY FLU INFORMATION
Do you need information on the seasonal flu season? The Jefferson County Health Department is your local source for information concerning the current flu season.
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Boost These Foods, Nutrients in Your Diet
Although on average, we Americans have plenty of food at our disposal, the new federal dietary guidelines say that intakes of several nutrients -- potassium, dietary fiber, calcium and vitamin D --- are low enough to be a public health concern. In addition, consumption of fruits and vegetables, whole grains, milk and other dairy products, and healthful oils tends to be lower than recommended -- sometimes much lower.
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Find recent "Grazing School" presentations on-line here!
The "Pastures for Profit" grazing school is a comprehensive course in Management Intensive Grazing
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ChooseMyPlate.gov
A new icon has been introduced by the USDA to help guide us toward a balanced and healthy intake of foods and beverages. MyPlate is replacing MyPyramid, with a focus on our dietary choices meal to meal.
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