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Kale
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Have you ever felt overwhelmed in the produce section of your local grocery store? There are so many different fruits and vegetables to choose from and knowing how to select and prepare the varieties can be a challenge. Kale is becoming quite popular and provides many health benefits! Kale chips can be a great snack in place of potato chips while providing a lot of nutrients at the same time.
Semi Savory Spinach
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As more and more people are concerning themselves with weight control and health it is important to keep in mind the body's necessity for certain nutrients in order to function properly. Did you know the dark leafy green vegetable, spinach, is high in nutritional benefits?
Jenna Nees
"Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened" is the quote by Dr. Suess that really sums up the emotions I am having this week. The reason being because I feel honored to have been able to serve you as an Agriculture & Natural Resources Extension Educator in both Clay and Owen Counties over the last five years. However, effective February 1, I will become the Agriculture & Natural Resource Educator in Putnam County.
Purdue
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Purdue University is Indiana's Land Grant University that was established in 1862 under the Morrill Act and is deeply related to Extension. Later, the Hatch Act established Experiment Stations. However, in the early 1900's, it was realized that the information gained at these stations were not getting distributed. That is why in 1914, the Smith-Lever Act established the Cooperative Extension Service. The Cooperative Extension Service initially was solely related to agriculture but overtime has g