>Extension will be hosting a certified food protection manager training on July 29 in Fairbanks and Palmer. The training will also be offered via videoconference in Juneau, Sitka and Valdez. The training will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and has a $200 fee, which includes one certification exam. Register online by July 15. For more information call 907-474-2420.
>If you have pest problems, let Extension help you out. With publications and information on pests, from root maggots to slugs and everything in between, we are here to help. Check out the pest management and control publications online or call toll-free 877-520-5211 to be connected with the district office in your area.
>The Tanana, Mat-Su/Copper River and Anchorage District Offices are holding food preservation workshops throughout the summer. Topics include making sausage, canning meat, making pickles, jams and more. See the full schedules and register online.