Hunt County Agrilife Extension agent Mary Sue Cole discusses the "Friend to Friend" event to promote breast-cancer screenings at 10 a.m., Saturday, September 13 at the Lone Oak Baptist Church. At 10 a.m., Thursday, September 11, Agrilife Extension hosts a Kidney Smart program for people who suffer from kidney ailments.
Hunt County Agrilife Extension agent Mary Sue Cole says the Hunt County Fair will start this year on April 25 and run through May 3. In recent years, the fair has opened in June, after opening in August for many years. Mary Sue says creative arts entries are due April 14.
Hunt County Extension Agent Mary Sue Cole recommends the DASH diet, developed by the National Heart and Lung Institute, for post-holiday dieting. Also, the extension service has workshops coming up on food preparation and pie making. For more information, call (903) 455-9885.
Hunt County Extension Agent Mary Sue Cole says, even though Texans recently passed Prop 6 providing for major new water projects, conservation will still be necessary for Texas to have the water it needs in the future. And so, she invites Texans to take the "40-Gallon Challenge."
Hunt County Extension Agent Mary Sue Cole says the state legislature has changed the "cottage-food" law pertaining to food prepared in the home for sale on the market. The new law reduces restrictions in some ways, creating opportunities for entrepreneurs, but also potentially creating some risk for consumers, Cole tells KETR's "Blacklands Cafe."