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2019 Food Preservation County Resource List

Information about where to get your pressure gauge tested in each county.

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Preserving Fruit Juices and Apple Cider - SP50-455

Publication includes information on how to preserve fruit juices and apple cider, including preparing, pasteurizing and canning.

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OSU’s food preservation hotline opens July 15

Jul 10, 2019
Get your questions answered by OSU experts.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

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OSU’s food preservation hotline opens July 15

Jul 10, 2019
Get your questions answered by OSU experts.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Oehler to be inducted into National 4-H Hall of Fame

Sep 22, 2017
Longtime youth leader one of 16 honorees from across the country

By Chris Branam | News Story

Get the scoop on storing squash and pumpkins

Sep 23, 2016
Avoid waiting until the first frost to harvest

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

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Do soaked grains have more nutrients?

I recall learning that soaking grains before cooking them and using the water in the cooking is a good way to gain more nourishment than cooking without soaking. Please write details about soaking millet especially.

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