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Friday, June 12
Register by June 5th
$10 per family

virtual camps


Coronavirus Food Assistance Program For Non-Specialty Crop Producers

Coronavirus Food Assistance Program for Livestock Producers


pressure testing


     If you are pressure canning and using a dial gauge, you will need to have it checked yearly to ensure accuracy before use.  This is important because gauges that read high can cause under-processing resulting in unsafe food.  Low reading gauges can cause over-processing, resulting in lower quality or mush food.  

     Weighted gauges do not require testing.  Instead they should gently rock or making jiggling noise that indicates correct pressure.  To know how your weighted gauge should rock or jiggle, check your manufacturer's instructions.


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