Tomatoes and Potatoes Infected with Late Blight – Are They Safe for Canning?
September 5, 2013
Late blight is a common disease in tomatoes and potatoes caused by the fungus Phytophthora infestans. The disease thrives in cool, moist conditions and can wipe out an entire crop within just a few weeks of infestation. The following advice should help home canners decide whether or not they should process tomatoes or potatoes that show visible signs of late blight infestation.
Updated Let's Preserve series
May 31, 2013
Penn State's Let's Preserve series of recommendations for home food preservers has just been updated and reformatted! Have a look at the link below.
Planning Ahead for Summer Canning
May 4, 2013
It’s time to plan ahead for home canning this summer. Let's look at types of equipment currently available for home food preservers.
Start by checking your equipment and supplies. Proper equipment in good condition is required for safe, high quality home canned food.