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Canning Gauge
  • Your local nutrition and food safety extension educator 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.
  • Contact the University of Wyoming Extension educator listed below that is nearest you.

UW Nutrition and Food Safety Extension Educators

Counties: Converse, Natrona, Niobrara

Denise Smith

Denise Smith
Niobrara County Extension Office
Box 210
Lusk, WY 82225-0210
Phone: (307) 334-3534

Counties: Campbell, Crook, Johnson, Sheridan, Weston

Vicki Hayman
Weston County Extension Office
204 W. Main Street
Newcastle, WY 82701-2953
Phone: (307) 746-3531

Counties: Lincoln, Sweetwater, Sublette, Teton, Uinta

Shelley Balls
Lincoln County Extension Office
PO Box 309
Afton, WY 83110-0309
Phone: (307) 885-3132

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Extension Educator:
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Issued in furtherance of extension work, acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Kelly Crane, Director, University of Wyoming Extension, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Wyoming Extension, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming 82071.

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