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Niki Maness

Niki Maness

Extension Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences Yancey County
Street Address: 30 E US Highway 19E BYP
Burnsville, NC 28714
Mailing Address: 30 E US Highway 19E BYP
Burnsville, NC 28714

Job Description In Yancey County this role includes, Food Safety, Food Preservation, Local Foods, Nutrition and Healthy Lifestyle, and other related areas in the Family and Consumer Science field.


Recent Posts by Niki Maness

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Caffeine: Boost or Bust?

Caffeine is a compound found naturally in some plants and added to food, drinks, and supplements, and it works …


Needing Your Certification?

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that each year, 1 in 6 Americans get sick from contaminated food …


Tiny but Mighty

Many reading this might think April is a bit too early to be thinking about ticks, but this is …

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Eating the Mediterranean Way

February is known for several things, but one of the nearest and dearest to my heart (no pun intended) …

Uncovering Your Clean Slate

Many often look to January as a time for starting with a clean slate. The phrase “new year, new …

Don't Crash Your New Diet

“Diets” have been around quite some time. George Cheyne was an English doctor in the 1700’s. He consumed nothing …

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