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North Country Fruit and Vegetable Seminar Supports Community of Growers

Published Oct 10, 2017
Growing vegetables and fruit in northern New England is a challenge, but it’s a challenge worthy of the community of growers that gathers annually during the North Country Fruit and Vegetable Seminar and Trade Show. More

Get Creatively Creepy With Halloween Recipes

Published Oct 9, 2017
October is a great time of year to have fun and be creative in the kitchen! Get the whole family involved with these simple ways to add some spooky Halloween fun to staple family dinners. Monster Spaghetti Ingredients: More

Ready to Learn More

Published Oct 9, 2017
Marilyn Stuller’s farm in Langdon looks out over beautiful rolling hills and colorful trees. It’s not surprising she named it Far View Farm. The name reflects the breathtaking scenery — and also acknowledges Stuller’s ongoing journey as a farmer. More

Handling Wild Game Birds and Waterfowl

Published Oct 9, 2017
Handling Wild Game Birds and WaterfowlBy: Ann Hamilton, Field Specialist, Food Safety The opening of hunting season for wild game birds and waterfowl started last week. It started with pheasant, ruffed grouse, woodcock, and inland waterfowl. Fall temperatures can be warm during the day so don’t let the heat spoil your wild game birds. Following some simple food safety guidelines during and after hunting can enhance the quality of the birds you shoot. More

Fall in love all over again at the 2017 Direct Marketing Conference

Published Oct 6, 2017
Autumn is here, and agricultural business owners everywhere are wondering: is it the end of the summer growing season or the start of the winter growing season? It's true — if you’re running an agricultural business, there are few breaks. As one season winds down, business owners are already planning for the next. For some, getting caught up in the seasonal cycle means losing sight of the passion that keeps their business growing. More

4-H Members Receive Scholarships At The Big E

Published Oct 4, 2017
Two New Hampshire 4-H members received $1,500 scholarships from the New Hampshire corporators of the Eastern States Exposition (ESE) at The Big E fairgrounds in West Springfield, Mass., on Friday, Sept. 22. David Hammond of Chichester and Turner Jennings of Center Barnstead were awarded the scholarships during a special New Hampshire Day reception. Two New Hampshire FFA members also received scholarships. More
Courtenay Simmons joins UNH Cooperative Extension as a Food Safety field specialist in Rockingham County.

Courtenay Simmons Joins UNH Cooperative Extension as Food Safety Field Specialist in Rockingham County

Published Oct 2, 2017
Courtenay Simmons joins UNH Cooperative Extension as a Food Safety field specialist in the Rockingham County office on Oct. 16. Simmons will work with the Food Safety area of expertise team to develop and deliver programing to all the stakeholders in the New Hampshire food system, including farms, processors, restaurants and consumers.  More

Griddles On, Spatulas Up for the Grilled Cheese Cook Off

Published Oct 2, 2017
Are you ready for some new 4-H fun!?  Plan to get in on the action this year.  Be on the look out for the 4-H Grilled Cheese Challenge.  Your county may be planning this cook off as part of the 4-H County Activities Day or maybe offering it as a local event to create 4-H excitement.  Either way it is going to be hot & tasty! More

This is 4-H in New Hampshire

Published Sep 29, 2017
What comes to mind when you hear the words “4-H?" For many, it is the image of a young person beaming with pride as he or she leads a beloved animal into the county fair show ring. For others, it may be the excitement of the 4-H Maker Challenge Mousetrap Powered Car Competition. More


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