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Two runners jog as the snow falls on Capitol Hill, Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, in Washington. One in seven Americans will get at least half a foot of snow outside their homes when this weekend's big storm has finished delivering blizzards, gale-force winds, whiteout conditions and flooding to much of the eastern United States. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Snowfall Totals from 2/5/16

Below is a list of snowfall totals in Connecticut from the snowstorm on 2/5/16. These totals were either sent to me on my Twitter, Facebook,…


Snow Falling Across Connecticut

Here is your Friday Connecticut Weather Forecast Update from Meteorologist Kevin Arnone: How much snow did your town see? Send us your repor…

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Listeria and Fresh Produce

What is Listeria and why is it showing up in fresh produce? By Diane Wright Hirsch, MPH, RD UConn Extension Educator – Food Safety Yet anoth…


Upcoming Winter Storm Potential

It looks like we may have to deal with the possibility of some significant Winter Weather over the upcoming weekend.  The big question howev…


This is Nuts!

By Tom Worthley, Associate Extension Professor, Forestry, UConn Extension Wow, there were tons of acorns this past fall…literally tons. At l…

hungry birds

10 Tips for the January Gardener

  2015 was a banner year for gypsy moth caterpillars in Connecticut. Check for tan gypsy moth egg masses on tree trunks and branches, scrape…


Year of the Pulse…As in Legume Seeds

By Diane Wright Hirsch, MPH, RD Senior Extension Educator, Food Safety, UConn Extension The 68th UN General Assembly declared 2016 the Inter…

mistletoe berries

Mistletoe: Why the kissing? And more!

By Joan Allen for UConn Extension Mistletoe is a popular Christmas decoration, not because it’s really all that showy, but because of the tr…


Where is Winter?

I know that this weather has been unusual and many are probably wondering, where is the snow? Well I think we are going to have to wait a li…