Burleigh County Extension
Sparklers can burn at temperatures as hot at 2,000 degrees. These high temperatures combined with the excitement of your child and short arms can be a recipe for disaster.
With the recent severe storms that have moved through the area this past weekend, many individuals experienced tree damage. Before writing off a damaged tree as a goner, ask yourself the following questions:
The No. 1 rule if the power goes out is to keep the fridge or freezer door closed to keep the cold air inside. This helps prevent food spoilage, or thawing. Freezers and refrigerators should be equipped with thermometers. When anticipating a power failure, set the refrigerator and freezer temperature to the coldest setting to build up a cooling reserve.
Burleigh and Morton County extension offices in partnership with the North Dakota Game and Fish will be offering a six week hunter’s education class geared to area youth starting Aug 17. The class will run on Monday’s from 6-8:30p with the last class being Sept 28. There will be no class on Sept 7.
Are you participating in a co-op, gardening or visiting the local farmer's markets?
Sleep needs vary across ages and are especially impacted by lifestyle and health.
In the Bismarck-Mandan area, we have experienced a late spring freeze and many are questioning the rhubarb and asparagus growing. Is it safe to consume, could it be poisonous, and what should I be doing with it?
Small grain and corn growing points currently are below ground and protected from short-term cold air temperatures. Wheat and barley growing points remain below ground until the jointing stage (5.5 leaves on the main stem), and the corn growing point does not emerge above ground until the V6 stage (6 collared leaves).
We are gearing up for another great year at the North Dakota 4H camp.
It is important to know the safe steps to handling and serving food to groups such as church dinners, family gatherings or events.