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2019 Canning Workshops Offered by SDSU Extension

June 20, 2019

Join SDSU Extension Field Specialists and learn how to safely can in your kitchen. Canning workshops will be held in Watertown, Elkton and Rapid City beginning June 25, 2019.

Canning, Food Safety

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Sep 06

Canning Workshop @ Rapid City

SDSU Extension will be hosting a canning workshop on September 6 at 4 PM MDT at the Walter Taylor 4-H Building (601 E. Centre, Rapid City, SD 57701).

Canning, Food Safety

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The New Food Label: What’s new? What’s the same? When can we expect to see changes?

The Nutrition Facts Panel, commonly referred to as the food label, that we see on all packaged foods, will be updated on all food items by 2021.

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Sep 06

Food Preservation Workshop @ Rapid City

SDSU Extension will be hosting a food preservation workshop on September 6 at 4 PM MDT at the Walter Taylor 4-H Building (601 E. Centre, Rapid City, SD 57701).

Canning, Food Safety

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South Dakota Requirements for Selling Home-Canned Processed Foods at Farmer’s Markets

Once a raw fruit or vegetable is processed or not intact, South Dakota law requires that certain regulations must be followed in order to ensure the safety of the product

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A Guide To Pressure Canning

Pressure canners may have a weighted-gauge or dial-gauge, for indicating and regulating the pressure during processing.

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A Guide To Water Bath Canning

Water bath canners have fitted lids and removable wire racks. While they come in many sizes, the canner must be deep enough to allow a minimum of 1-2 inches of briskly boiling water that covers the top of jars during processing.

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Canning on Smooth Stovetop

Dos and Don't s on canning on a smooth stovetop

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Preservation

SDSU Extension provides established and trusted research-based food preservation information.

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Testing Dial Pressure Canner Gauges

For accuracy before use, it is recommended that dial gauges get tested each year. Gauges that read high cause under-processing and may result in unsafe food.