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Garden / December 6, 2017

Featured Publication - Gardening
Rudbeckia – Rudbeckia are perennial flowering plants that are hardy in Zones 4–9. Like many plants, they have several common names, among which are: Black-eyed Susan, Gloriosa Daisy, and Yellow Ox Eye. They are members of the Asteraceae family and are native to both damp woodlands ... (continue)

Seasonal Garden Tips
Assisting Established Trees During The Hot Summer Months – Water is the single most important ingredient for all living things, including trees in a landscape setting. Trees require water for photosynthesis, to deliver nutrients, to keep them upright, and for many other important functions. (continue)

Featured Publication - Food & Nutrition
Nutrient Density -Why is an apple a better choice than a bag of pretzels? They have roughly the same number of calories, but nutrients count, too. The apple provides fiber, vitamin C and potassium for an equal number of calories. (continue)

Food Safety & Nutrition News
Fermentation: Preserving Tradition & Nutrition – As one of the oldest forms of food preservation and preparation, fermentation has been around throughout recorded human history. Still, many consider the process somewhat of a mystery. While most associate alcohol with fermentation, many are unaware ... (continue)

Upcoming Events
Better Process Control School (BPCS) - The Better Process Control School is a 2-4 day school designed for manufacturers of shelf stable, acidified and low acid foods.
When: July 25-28, 2017 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: Greenville County Extension Office 301 University Ridge Suite 400 Greenville, South Carolina 29601
Price: $600 for Acidified Foods (Tuesday & Wednesday) $950 for Low Acid Canned Foods (Tuesday-Friday)... (continue)