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The tag on my shirt says to dry clean, must I?

Many times manufacturers aren’t sure how to care for the garment and error on the side of safety.

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Food safety secrets in my school foods lab

Using the correct tools always makes the job easier and usually ends with better results. The biggest problem most of us have with needles is not changing them often enough. Damaged and worn needles will cause problems like broken stitches, puckering, or damage to the fabric to name just a few. The type of needle […]

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Sewing machine needles are so confusing! Does it really matter what I use?

Using the correct tools always makes the job easier and usually ends with better results. The biggest problem most of us have with needles is not changing them often enough. Damaged and worn needles will cause problems like broken stitches, … Continue reading

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Get Your Baking On!

The Holidays are coming! Time for celebration and family – and baking. Why not let Nasco’s Family and Consumer Science Catalog help you with your gourmet ideas? Of course we have the basics — OXO® Good Grips Silicone Spatula Set (WA31110), High-Heat … Continue reading

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Get Fresh Information Here!

Now that cooler days are coming, most of us are settling into the routine of getting and staying warmer until spring. Happy to say, Nasco has been warming up its stock and deals, too! One way to keep on top … Continue reading

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Celebrate International Artists Day With Nasco!

According to Days of the Year Calendar, International Artists Day honors those creative souls that leave a record of today for the future that can’t be captured in history books. The anguish and joy of the human soul is portrayed … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Chemistry Week

“I would tell you a chemistry joke…but all the good ones ARgon…” So goes the world of Chemistry in general and the Periodic Table of Elements in particular. October 16-22, 2016 is National Chemistry Week. Local schools, businesses, and organizations … Continue reading

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Never Too Young to Learn Manners

You are never too young to learn social skills. Help children make sense of the “rules” when it comes to emotions and manners with friendly reminders from Nasco’s Early Learning catalog. Help children recognize different emotions and the facial and … Continue reading

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Nasco Releases 2017 Special Education Catalog

The new 2017 Special Education Catalog is now available from Nasco in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, and Modesto, California. This 116-page catalog, with over 300 new products, has a wide range of supplies for the following areas: fine and gross motor … Continue reading

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2016-2017 Farm & Ranch Catalog is Here!

Nasco’s new 2016-2017 Farm & Ranch catalog, mailed throughout the United States and worldwide, features the world’s largest variety of agricultural equipment and supplies. The 308-page Farm & Ranch catalog features over 600 new products in addition to a current … Continue reading

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September is National Honey Month

September is National Honey Month! All that sweet, gooey goodness produced by bees from the nectar of plants and flowers. Whether buzzing in their hives or foraging for nectar in wide-open fields, honeybees are a critical component of today’s agricultural … Continue reading

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Puzzle Me This

Puzzles are fun for all ages, but sometimes senior citizens need a little more encouragement because of memory loss or energy issues. Each person solves these riddles at their own pace, and Nasco’s Senior Activities catalog covers these bases with … Continue reading

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