Home & Garden Show planned in Sullivan

    The Sullivan Area Chamber of Commerce and KTUI will be hosting the 2020 Home & Garden Show on Saturday, March 14, 2020 from 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Eagles Hall, 1000 Acid Mine Road in Sullivan.

What is the lymphatic system?

By Jenica J. Bartolotta, MOT, OTR/L, CLT
    The lymphatic system is made of small vessels located just under your skin, all over your body.  Therefore, our lymphatic system covers every inch of us.  Right below the lymphatic system are the arteries and veins, our blood supply.  Lymph nodes are connected to the lymphatic system and are housed mainly in your neck, arm pit, stomach, and groin.

Sweater weather is time to sow seeds

It is difficult to think about gardening in the midst of sweater weather. “However, now is the perfect time to start seeds of certain garden plants indoors so they will be ready for transplant when warmer weather arrives,” said University of Missouri Extension horticulture specialist David Trinklein.

March is National Nutrition Month

• Celiac Disease: alleviating gastrointestinal symptoms
By Kelly Paneitz, RDN, LD and April McDonald, RDN, LD
    Diet is the primary treatment for celiac disease and following a gluten-free diet significantly reduces many symptoms of the condition. People with celiac disease experience gastrointestinal symptoms such as diarrhea, constipation, abdominal pain and bloating, and nausea and vomiting.

USDA sets March 20 application cutoff for CSP renewals

    USDA officials announced a March 20, 2020 application cutoff for Missouri agricultural producers interested in renewing their General 2014-1, 2015-1, 2016-1 and 2016-RCPP Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) contracts.  To be eligible for the renewal opportunity, the existing contract must expire in 2020. General contracts are only allowed one renewal contract.