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Today Paul Pepper and VERA MASSEY, Nutrition and Health Education Specialist at University of Missouri Extension, talk about ways to maintain "happiness." (Hint: smile.) July 14, 2015

MU Extension Offers Low Cost Energy Audits

Jun 23, 2015
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  Reducing energy consumption has long been a topic of concern for many but the costs of assessing our energy efficiency can sometimes be prohibitive. University of Missouri Extension seeks to change that by making energy audits affordable to Mid-Missouri farms and small businesses.

Today Paul Pepper visits with BILL MCKELVEY about the University of Missouri's Plant, Grow and Share initiative, which encourages home gardeners to donate their extra fruits and veggies to those who aren't as lucky. Make the "produce pledge" today! At [4:41] KAITLYN BRADLEY tells us about this weekend's 58th annual Olivet Christian Church Mutton and Barbecue fundraiser. June 15, 2015

Today Paul Pepper and VERA MASSEY, Nutrition and Health Specialist at University of Missouri Extension, talk about 'preserving your food.' Do you want control over what goes in your food? Would you like to know how to give jam as a gift? We touch on that and more on today's show! June 3, 2015

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McDonald County, Missouri, is home to many immigrant groups that have moved into the county in the last twenty years. These groups include Hispanic, Somali, Burmese, Sudanese and numerous others. And while these groups do not overlap culturally, they do share one thing - language acts as a barrier to access when it comes to their health.


Today Paul Pepper and VERA MASSEY, Nutrition and Health Education Specialist at University of Missouri Extension, talk about the importance of being happy and healthy! Research is proving that certain methods to achieve those goals actually do help us in the long run, so why don't we do them? Vera explains - watch! May 1, 2015

Today Paul Pepper visits with VERA MASSEY, Nutrition and Health Education Specialist at University of Missouri Extension, and BILL McKELVEY, Extension Associate, about a program called "Plant, Grow and Share." If you're into gardening, and wish to donate to hunger relief groups in Missouri, please watch this segment! April 6, 2015

Today Paul Pepper and VERA MASSEY, Nutrition and Health Education Specialist at University of Missouri Extension, talk about "mindless" and "mindful" eating. Do you know the difference between being physically hungry or emotionally hungry? It's more important than you might think! February 25, 2015

Today Paul Pepper and VERA MASSEY, Nutrition and Health Education Specialist at University of Missouri Extension, talk about being "more mindful." The start of a new year can mean the start of something new, but are you really mindful of the change? January 16, 2015

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Agriculture officials want to recognize more Missouri farms that have been in the same family for at least 100 years.

More than 8,000 century farms have been honored since Missouri began the program in 1976 as part of the nation's bicentennial celebration.

The University of Missouri Extension says farms that have been in the same family since December 31st, 1913, can receive the distinction. Applications must be postmarked by May 15th.

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A state and national campaign to encourage Missourians to save their money is wrapping up a month-long awareness campaign. America Saves started in 2001; it’s designed to help raise awareness about the importance of saving but this year Missouri Extension has dedicated a month to helping Missourians, in a camping called Missouri Saves.