The recalled Cinnabon Stix may have been distributed to retailers across the United States. The products have been distributed nationally, but no illnesses have been reported, the company said. The product may actually contain Chicken Cannelloni which contains eggs. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with consumption of these products. Loving Pets - Dog Treats 23 different lot codes voluntarily recalled due to a possible Salmonella contamination. Apple Crisp Per 1 serving - Calories:
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Right now, they are offering their all-new Lean 13 program. With this, they can help you lose up to 13 pounds and 7 inches in your first month on the program.
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Notify me of new posts by email. Leave this field empty. A Solid Meatless Diet Option 1. Summary Nutrisystem offers a comprehensive menu for vegetarians, that is highly effective for weight loss when used correctly. Every garden and every gardener is unique. Consider your body type and abilities when adapting your garden as you age. Understand that your garden is limited by your physical abilities and personal interests as well as the location of the garden itself.
With these tips in mind, make changes that allow you to continue enjoying your gardening hobby without the stress of a high-maintenance landscape. You may have heard about the cases of whooping cough in Lexington. Although most persons you may meet are vaccinated against the illness, it is important to be aware of whooping cough, its symptoms, and treatment. Pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, is a respiratory illness.
It is very contagious. This means that if whooping cough has been going through the community, there is still a chance that a fully vaccinated person can catch the illness. If a person has been vaccinated, however, the infection is usually not as bad for him or her. Whooping cough spreads from person to person through coughing, sneezing, or even being in close proximity to someone with the illness.
Many people are infected with whooping cough by siblings, parents, or caregivers who do not even know they have the illness. Symptoms of the illness usually begin within five to ten days after being exposed but could take up to three weeks to manifest. Symptoms for babies are very different from older children and adults.
Babies might not even have a cough or it could be a slight cough. They are also likely to show apnea a long pause in breathing. This illness is very dangerous for babies. If a school age child is showing symptoms, he or she should stay home from school and visit a healthcare provider.
You should take your child to a healthcare provider even if he or she has been vaccinated. If your child has whooping cough, he or she will need to stay out of school until all antibiotics have been taken. If a person in your home has whooping cough, the healthcare provider may recommend that others in the home also take an antibiotic to prevent the spread of the illness.
Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is a contagious respiratory illness. Be on the watch for symptoms for you and your family and visit a healthcare provider should you think someone may have the illness. Source material from the Centers for Disease Control. The following Horticulture article printed in the Spring edition of the quarterly Oldham County Extension newsletter.
Spring is almost here. Take advantage of the last few days of winter to plan your garden. After exploring the seed catalogs and deciding what you want to grow, map out your garden on paper.
This is a good way to determine how much seed to order for the vegetables you want to produce. Whether you are growing a new garden or one you have been using for several years, planning will help improve the quality of your harvest this year and future years. A well-planned and properly kept garden should produce to pounds of produce per 1, square feet and may include many different crops.
Finally, the closer the vegetable garden is to your back door, the more you will use it. You can see when your crops are at their peaks and can take maximum advantage of their freshness.
In addition, keeping up with the planting, weeding, watering, and pest control will be easier. The Vegetable Gardening Guides are now available. The following Agriculture and Natural Resources article printed in the Spring edition of the quarterly Oldham County Extension newsletter. Winter is a time when many farmers make business decisions as well as planting decisions — sometimes that means a call to the extension office.
Our goal is to give farmers the best chance for success no matter what agriculture enterprise they are engaged in. All agriculture agents have areas of farming expertise we want to share. Plus, we have access to specialists at University of Kentucky and Kentucky State University to help with questions we cannot answer. It may surprise you that many questions directed to ag agents are not about production practices at all.
And often there are other agencies best suited to answer those questions. Below are some of the most common. How do I get a farm tax I. Kentucky Department of Revenue: Where can I find federal tax information for farms? Contact the following conservation agencies. Is there an agency that provides low-cost tree seedlings for residents?
Kentucky Division of Forestry: Is there an agency that gives away trees on Earth day or Arbor Day? Sometimes, Oldham County Conservation District: Where can I find trapping and hunting season information? Kentucky Fish and Wildlife: Are there trappers who will trap nuisance wildlife for me? There are several entities that offer this service.
Kentucky Department of Agriculture: Where can I find information on product-specific regulations for farmers markets? Is my property zoned for agriculture use? Contact your county extension office. Each county has a council that decides when applications for cost-share will be taken and awarded. There are several agencies that may offer cost-share or grant funding related to agriculture.
Are there agencies that provide low-interest farm loans? There are several entities that may provide low-interest farm loans. How can I find county ordinances relating to chickens, livestock, leash laws, etc.? Oldham County Fiscal Court: The 4-H Reality Store program is a budgeting simulation for high school students.
We still need volunteers to make these events possible. If you can help out on either day, please contact the extension office at This year is the fifth year for the program and the 4-H Foundation asks all farmers to make the donation when they renew their farm license plates in March.
These funds benefit all levels of Kentucky 4-H. The Kentucky 4-H Foundation splits the donations equally between the county from which the funds originated and the Foundation itself. The Foundation uses its half to support state level programs. The other half of the Ag Tag donation stays in Oldham County to fund programs and activities that teach youth about leadership, citizenship, science and technology, communications, public speaking, agriculture, and much more.
Please do not forget all 4-H members must be registered with Oldham County 4-H by April 15 , in order to qualify to compete in any 4-H events. Interviewing is the final step of the Gold Level Achievement Award. Gold Level Honorees will be announced the second week of March. Take your dog to camp. Feltner 4-H Camp from May 19 to If you would like to receive registration information, contact the Oldham County Extension office at , and we will send the information to you when it becomes available.
Please meet with your leader now to ensure completion of the six required hours of instruction prior to April 15th. Documentation must accompany your registration or show paperwork. Note upcoming competition 4-H horse events. The State Horse Show will be July The Oldham County Fair will be August Projects will be entered on July 27 at the Oldham County Extension office and will be available for pick up on August 5 at the Oldham County fairgrounds. Registration forms are due to the extension office by July 6.
Remember, to be eligible to exhibit projects in the 4-H categories during the county fair, youth must be a registered 4-H member by April The following article first printed in the Spring edition of the quarterly Oldham County Extension newsletter. Please think about leaders you know in your clubs and councils, and consider nominating someone today. Based on the following criteria, nominate someone you feel is worthy of recognition for contributions to the Oldham County Cooperative Extension Service:.
To make a nomination, mail the following information to Oldham County Extension, N. Hwy , La Grange, KY or email lauren. It is shaping up to be a busy winter season. Reserve your space by calling unless otherwise noted. If you own dogs, please make sure you keep them properly restrained on your property. There have been three incidents this month of dogs killing livestock and poultry on farms.
Under Kentucky Revised Statutes Problems with dogs running loose may be reported to Oldham County Animal Control , These are the trees they plan to have available: Any questions should be directed to Andrea at or oldhamswcd gmail. Traci addresses a variety of topics including farming, crops, pastures, and natural resources such as water and forestry. Local sources for these fruits, however, can be difficult to find due to their preference for a longer, warmer growing season.
Kentucky native fruit trees are adapted to grow in our varying soil types and withstand our unpredictable weather. The winter-hardy American Plum is a small tree, reaching a mature height of only fifteen feet. It grows wild across the eastern two-thirds of North America, forming thorny thickets that provide habitats for birds and other wildlife.
The red to yellow fruit is popular with deer as well as humans. Kentucky plums can be eaten fresh or using in baking and canning. Due to unreliability of fruit production in Kentucky, plums are usually only commercially grown as a secondary crop. Other names for the American Plum include American wild plum, Osage plum, river plum, thorn plum, wild yellow plum, red plum, August plum, and goose plum. The bitter-sweet fruit is popular for jelly and wine making.
Birds help spread Black Cherry seeds, but it also readily self-seeds. It can tolerant a wide variety of soils and conditions, the exception being full shade. Mature trees often reach a height of fifty to sixty feet. Black Cherry wood is hard, close-grained, and strong, making it popular in woodworking. Deer, however, can eat the leaves without problem. Found in wooded areas, the Kentucky native Pawpaw is the largest native fruit in North America.
Pawpaws are commonly described as tasting like a mix of banana and mango or pineapple. The fruit has high nutritional value, being an excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C, and protein. Pawpaw fruit surpass apples, grapes, and peaches in magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and sulfur.
Wildlife such as birds, raccoons, and opossums enjoy the fruit, and zebra swallowtail butterfly larva feed on young pawpaw foliage. With some effort, you can grow pawpaws from seed. Most pawpaw trees grow fifteen to twenty feet in height but can reach up to forty feet if conditions are optimal. The champion Kentucky pawpaw is in Letcher County. Atwood who served as college president from to Tolerating a range of pH levels, persimmons prefer moist, well-drained soil but can flourish in dry areas as well.
Its interesting bark is thick, grey to black in color, and broken up in scaly, square blocks. The wood is very hard and has found use as golf clubs and flooring. When the berry ripens in the fall, the skin turns wrinkly, and persimmons become edible to humans.
Persimmons taste similar to dates and can be used in breads, cakes, puddings, and beverages. You can also eat persimmons fresh or dried. Cooking oil can be extracted from persimmon seeds. During the Civil War, Confederate soldiers boiled the seeds in substitution for coffee. Winter-hardy and adaptable, Kentucky persimmon trees suffer few pests and diseases.
Some trees further south may be susceptible to vascular wilt. It can develop black leaf spot, and tent caterpillars can be problematic.
Common across Kentucky, Native Sassafras is readily seeded by birds which love its fruit. The dark blue berries contrast beautifully to the bright red stems on which they grow. Sassafras trees thrive in moist, well-drained, acidic soil with full sun to partial shade but can also tolerate drier, rockier soil.
Filé, a Creole spice used in gumbo, is made by grinding dried sassafras leaves. The fragrant bark and roots have been used to make tea and root beer but contain an oil called safrole, a proven carcinogen in mice and rats. In , the Food and Drug Administration banned direct use of safrole in food although spices are still permissible.
Most sassafras trees mature to a height of thirty to sixty feet with a spread of twenty-five to forty feet. Only four to twelve feet in height, the American Black Elderberry forms thickets that provide habitat to more than fifty species of birds and small mammals. White-tailed deer feed on the twigs, foliage, and fruit. Purple-black American elderberries taste slightly bitter and make a crimson juice, finding use in wine, jellies, and pies.
The shrub grows best in full sun but can also be found along streams and on forest floors. Its hard wood can be crafted into combs, spindles, and pegs. The twigs can fruit are also used as dyes in basket-making. Elderberry trees grow best from seed which must be scarified prior to planting due to the hard seed coat.
Without scarification, the seed may not germinate for two to five years after planting. The hard coat protects the seed when wildlife ingest the fruit.
If properly stored, elderberry seeds may remain viable for up to sixteen years. Hardy Red Mulberry trees prefer full sun but will tolerate shade as well as a variety of soil and weather conditions. They thrive in moist, deep, rich soil. Birds love the sweet fruit which resemble thin blackberries.
Red mulberries can be eaten fresh or used in jellies, wines, and desserts. These native trees can grow over sixty feet tall and require heavy pruning to maintain a suitable height for fruit harvest, so red mulberry trees are not commercially grown for fruit production. Some varieties, however, are grown for their ornamental value. Of the three Kentucky native serviceberries, Downy Serviceberry is mainly planted as an ornamental.
Its wood is both heavy the heaviest in the U. Serviceberry trees grow in full sun or partial shade and prefer moist but well-drained soil. The red-purple fruit tastes somewhat like blueberries. Serviceberries can be eaten fresh, baked in pies, or dried like raisins. Forty or more bird species favor serviceberries as well as mammals big and small.
It is a common understory tree. Kentucky serviceberries flower in early spring two weeks before the dogwood and has been used as an indicator, legend has it, that it is warm enough outside to dig a grave for a funeral service. Photographs used under the Creative Commons Attribution License.
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