OSCEOLA COUNTY — Members of Michigan State University Extension will be at local markets testing pressure canner dials for free during the month of September.

No appointment is necessary. Participants should bring their canner lid and dial, and MSU Extension will test it while they wait.

There also will be information on using and preserving gardens and farmers market finds.

MSU will test pressure canner dials at these locations:

  • From 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 13, at the Evart Farmers Market
  • From 9 to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20, at the LeRoy Farmers Market
  • From 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Reed City Farmers Market