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Why did the tomato blush? Because he saw the salad dressing. Well I suppose now you know this week's topic is about tomatoes. Ha.  During colonial times, the tomato was considered poisonous. British colonists arrived in America before the tomato gained common usage in their homeland. Folklore had...
The Energy Assistance Program (EAP) helps pay home heating costs and furnace repairs for income-qualified households.  EAP is federally funded through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  Grants are available for renters or homeowners, with household income at or below 50 percent of...
Snow, Snow go away!!!!  It’s getting warmer and staying light later in the evenings.  Spring and Easter will soon be here and we can enjoy getting out and about!!! We have been so busy and the time is going very fast.  Judy was up for nail care, we got together to “Get to know Dr. Allen” and had...
It is starting to feel as if winter will never end!  If you are feeling depressed, bored and frustrated try a few of these tips.  1. Make your environment brighter. Opening blinds and curtains and sitting closer to windows can help provide an extra dose of sunshine. 2. Eat smarter. Eating healthy...
It's only March but I'm chomping at the bit to plant the garden. One of my favorite things from the garden are peppers. Whether raw or cooked, I just can't get enough when they come from our own soil. Botanically speaking, bell peppers are fruits; however, they are considered vegetables in culinary...
When evaluating a field for a producer the NRCS conservationist will look at a variety of resource concerns.  SWAPA+H+E is the acronym the agency uses to identify the resources. SWAPA+H+E stands for Soil, Water, Air, Plants, Animals, Human considerations and Energy.  All of the resources interact...
Snow, Snow  go away!!!! It seems like everyday we get snow or the wind blows the snow around.  BUT  March is here so the days are getting longer and the sun is warmer!!  We are hoping spring is right around the corner and we will soon be sunning ourselves on the patio. We had a huge group for Bean...
I hate to admit it but only in the last decade or so have I learned that there is a botanical family of "Nightshade" plants. Up until then I had never heard of the word nightshade. Some of you may be wondering what nightshade plants are... Enter this weeks topic. Nightshade fruits and vegetables...
Once again Todd SWCD is pleased to honor area farmers with the 2019 Feedlot Meeting and Producer Appreciation Buffet!  This meeting is to be held at the 1st Baptist Church Gymnasium, 401 1st St. South Long Prairie - Wednesday, March 20, 2019 from 10:00 to 3:00.  Coffee/Sweets Social begins at 9:30...
Snow, Snow  go away!!!!  It seems just like the “Good Old Days”  when we got so much snow we could walk over the telephone lines. We’d like to hear your stories-stop up for coffee.  We have had a busy week - we were treated to chocolate cookies and coffee and learned all about the winter birds in...

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