Extension HHFD faculty are available to answer your questions about food preservation. Whether you're freezing fish from your summer catch or trying to salvage a runny jelly, there is research-based information you can count on to help you through the process. Use the menu at left to navigate through subtopics.
Get your canner tested!
Your local HHFD agent can test the gauge of your pressure canner to make sure it is operating properly.
The test is free. Call ahead for an appointment to bring in your canner lid.
Visit our directory for the necessary phone numbers.
- Assembling a Can Sealer
- Canning Overview/Equipment: Lesson 2
- Using and Caring for Your Pressure Canner
- Visual Inspection of Can Seams in Home Food Preservation
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