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December 22, 2014

Penn State Extension in Lehigh and Northampton counties joins early efforts to assess and bolster the food economy in the Lehigh Valley.

December 22, 2014

Penn State Extension is actively involved in education efforts for farmers and farm landlords to address changes and new programs in the Agricultural Act of 2014.

December 22, 2014

Penn State Extension addressed the needs of experienced producers during a two-day organic vegetable symposium.

December 22, 2014

Penn State Extension's Nutrition Links program offers opportunities for families and youth to improve their nutritional and food safety practices -- improvements that can lead to public savings.

December 22, 2014

Penn State Extension in Lehigh County helped farmers’ markets and local businesses maintain their livelihood through a class on how to identify counterfeit money.

Andrea Tessier, District Director, Penn State Extension District 20
September 25, 2014

Andrea Tessier is the new director for Penn State Extension -- District 20. She is enthusiastically exploring the district and discovering community members' needs.

An Esch drill is shown in the left photo, and a pasture planted with the drill is shown in the right photo.
September 24, 2014

Penn State Extension in Northampton County is equipping and educating farmers about high-quality pastures.

September 24, 2014

Penn State Extension in Northampton County supports hay producers and consumers.

September 24, 2014

During 4-H State Achievement Days, our youth learned that "with great power comes great responsibility."

The community enjoying the Emmaus Farmers’ Market.
September 24, 2014

Penn State Extension in Lehigh County assisted with the initial organization and development of the Emmaus Farmers' Market. The market's story is an example of how Extension educates and empowers community growth.

Julie Davitt, Penn State Extension -- Lehigh County nutrition education adviser.
September 24, 2014

Penn State Extension in Lehigh County is partnering its Nutrition Links program with a local food bank's nutrition program.

Penn State Extension -- Lehigh County staff pose with Kara Curry, 99.9 The HAWK radio host.
September 24, 2014

Penn State Extension in Lehigh County enjoyed a unique radio marketing opportunity.

Introduction to Organic Vegetable Production Participants learn to identify and control plant disease and practice their techniques on the farm.
September 24, 2014

Penn State Extension in Lehigh and Northampton counties offers educational opportunities for people seeking to become new farmers.

September 24, 2014

Programs focusing on volunteer relationships and obtaining grants help strengthen non-profits in our community.

4-H Cloverbuds in the 4-H stick horse class at the Northampton County 4-H Fair.
September 24, 2014

Northampton County 4-H reached youth through traditional and community programs this summer.

Extension Educator Denise Continenza leads Allentown School District staff in a discussion during the Bringing Protective Factors to Life workshop.
September 24, 2014

Penn State Extension in Lehigh County is passionate about working to prevent child abuse.

LANta bus with a West Nile virus bus advertisement.
September 24, 2014

Penn State Extension in Lehigh County used mobile marketing for mosquito awareness.

2014 Are You Crazy? Bus Tour participants learn at one of the tour stops.
September 24, 2014

Penn State Extension in Lehigh County organized the popular, Are You Crazy? retail farm market and agritourism bus tour.

Rick Kauffman, director, District 18
July 8, 2014

As Rick Kauffman, District 18 director, approaches his July 31 retirement, he shares insights on his Penn State Extension career.