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Safely Pressure Canning Black Beans– Guest Post by Melissa McDonald

This tutorial is a pictorial illustration of proper safe canning technique as outlined by NCHFP.  The recipe and instructions followed can be found here… http://nchfp.uga.edu/how/can_04/beans_peas_shelled.html Black beans are a pantry staple for me.  But buying cans of black beans, while … Continue reading

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Integrated Pest Management–guest post by Rose Duncan

Integrated Pest Management or IPM is … an ecological approach to pest management that combines understanding the causes of pest outbreaks,manipulating the crop ecosystem for pest control, and monitoring pest populations and their life cycles to determine if and when the use of pesticides is indicated. … Continue reading

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