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Meadowlark District Extension News - Atchison Globe Now: Good News Atchison — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) estimates over 1,000,000 people visit a farmers= market weekly! The average supermarket produce travels about 2,000 miles to its destination, compared to 50 miles for farmers= market produce. That=s like traveling from Chicago to Los Angeles! Farmers markets offer a colorful variety of fruits and vegetables which provide vitamins, minerals and phytochemicals.

Meadowlark District Extension News - Atchison Globe Now: Good News Atchison — As with many things in life, preparing and planning before you begin makes things easier, it is no different with financially preparing for the holidays. The holidays are a time to gather with family and friends and often we find ourselves getting caught up in the excitement and spending more than anticipated.

Patrick Dempsey wants more people to ride with him in the Dempsey Challenge — LEWISTON, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - Actor Patrick Dempsey is spending more time in Maine these days, and becoming more involved in the cancer center that bears his name. Right now, he is busy helping in planning the Dempsey Challenge, which is the primary fundraiser for the Dempsey Center for Cancer, Hope and Healing in Lewiston, where all the programs are free to anyone touched by cancer in Maine.

Plants that attract bees, butterlies and hummingbirds — PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- We want to attract Bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Thought some of you may be less enthusiastic about the bees. They play an important role in pollination for our plants. Tom Estabrook has his favorite plants are attracting all three.

Camp Sunshine honors Navy Seals with Gala Celebration Friday night — SEBAGO LAKE, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- The 2016 No Man Left Behind Challenge on Tuesday was physically challenging circumnavigation event around Sebago Lake that will involved three different swims, three bike sprints, two road runs and one trail run before a 4-mile paddle to complete the adventure.

Tourists seek more peace by travelling to Schoodic Point — WINTER HARBOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- One of the lesser known portions of Acadia National Park is not on Mount Desert Island but rather on the mainland just south of Winter Harbor. The Schoodic Peninsula includes about 2300 acres that is considered part of Acadia National Park.

What to do about Japanese Beetles on your roses — YARMOUTH, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- It is Fourth of July weekend, which is typically beginning of strawberry picking season but those were early this year. It's also the beginning of the season that isn't quite so sweet: Japanese Beetle season. Tom Estabrook of Estabrook's says they always show up Fourth of July weekend.

Give a boost to your hanging basket — YARMOUTH, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Everybody has hanging baskets this time of year, but right about now, some of them are not looking as good as they did when you bought them. The fact is, that basket that you bought that Mother's Day is not meant to thrive all summer.

Meadowlark District Extension News - Atchison Globe Now: Good News Atchison — Blueberries are popping up in many food applications today. Just in the last 10 years, blueberry consumption has increased 150 percent. Consumers ate 0.80 pounds of blueberries per person. Consumers are also willing to pay extra if the food products contains real blueberries. One popular use for blueberries is in bars such as breakfast bars.

Meadowlark District Extension News - Atchison Globe Now: Good News Atchison — Illnesses from raw milk are 2.2 times higher in states that legally sell raw milk. In Kansas, it is legal to sell raw milk directly from the farm. From 2007 to 2012, outbreaks has increased nationwide; *81 outbreaks resulted in 979 illness, 73 hospitalizations, no deaths. *Most infections were from cattle that appeared healthy.
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Jul 06, 2016

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Jul 05, 2016

RT @ReddingWriting: FBI Director Comey: FBI read all 30k+ @HillaryClinton emails. FBI finds no criminal intent. Recommends no charges.

May 04, 2016

Portland Pirates are leaving Portland.. and leaving Maine. The team is moving to Springfield. Details tonight on NEWS CENTER.

Apr 26, 2016

RT @NBCNightlyNews: White House on lockdown due to security incident, Secret Service says - @kristindonnelly

Apr 13, 2016

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