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Looks like a Typical Year for the Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone

What is the Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone you ask? Well…it’s a layer of hypoxic water (low in dissolved oxygen) on the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico. It was first detected in the 1970’s but reached its peak in size in the 1990’s. The low levels of dissolved oxygen decrease the amount of marine …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/07/10/looks-like-a-typical-year-for-the-gulf-of-mexico-dead-zone/

Preserving Food: It is Not Like In Grandma’s Day

Low-Acid Canning requires a Pressure Canner Submitted by Shelley Swenson/Les Harrison Home canning has changed greatly in the 170 years since it was introduced as a way to preserve food. Grandma may have cooked her green beans and poured them into hot jars but open kettle canning is not recommended today.   Scientists have found ways …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/05/12/preserving-food-it-is-not-like-in-grandmas-day/