Frostbite and hypothermia are cold-related emergencies that may quickly become life or limb threatening. Preventing cold-related emergencies can be as simple as not starting an activity in, on or around cold water unless you know you can get help quickly in an emergency.
Cold Weather Basics
Planning how to transfer your farm, ranch, or other business to the next generation is difficult. Just as is planning for retirement and formalizing your estate plan. The many emotional issues involved with such planning causes us to procrastinate. We don't want to make some of the tough decisions, so we don't!
Part 1: Learning to Manage Farm Related Stress
This year the Southeast Area Extension Agents are developing a series of articles covering different strategies to help farmers and ranchers better manage their agricultural entities during tough times. Various topics will be presented and discussed throughout the series including: mental health, finances, livestock care, and drought strategies to name a few.
Extreme Skiing Mixed with Extreme Conditions Warrant Extreme Preparedness. Per the National Ski Patrol, the growing interest in free skiing and riding is pushing more skiers and snowboarders to venture outside of ski area boundaries in search of perfect powder. However beautiful the back country may be, those pristine slopes come with multiple risks, and one of the most significant is the risk of avalanche.
The nationwide "If You See Something, Say Something(tm)" public awareness campaign was created to raise public awareness of indicators of terrorism and terrorism-related crime, and to emphasize the importance of reporting suspicious activity to the proper local law enforcement authorities.
Report suspicious activities to your local law enforcement agency.
Many products advertise free trial offers that claim to be "risk free" or offer a "money-back guarantee." However, some "free" trial offers end up being traps that lock consumers into plans that charge automatic recurring fees.
Often a free trial offer will require you to provide your credit card information for a nominal activation or shipping fee. However, once you accept the free trial offer and the company has your payment information, you may be charged for products you never ordered. Here are some ways you can protect yourself from these frustrating "free" trial offers:
Can you catch this invisible killer? Carbon Monoxide, or CO, is an odorless, colorless gas that can cause sudden illness and death. Cooking and heating are the most common causes of Carbon Monoxide poisoning at home. Installing Carbon Monoxide detectors throughout your home is the best way to prevent poisoning from this silent killer.
New video series, landing page, and resources guide Americans towards a healthier eating style
Making cheese at home is simple and fun. Join the Pueblo County Extension Office and discover how to safely make soft cheeses. Cheese Making will be offered by CSU Extension-Pueblo County on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 from 6:00-8:00 pm. Class fee $25.00.