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2014

Joining Efforts to Strengthen Lehigh Valley Food Economy
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.
Agricultural Act of 2014 – Farm Bill Decisions
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.
Organic Vegetable Symposium Offered
December 22, 2014
Penn State Extension addressed the needs of experienced producers during a two-day organic vegetable symposium.
Penn State Extension Nutrition Links Program Enhances Public Savings
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.
Counterfeit Money at our Markets
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.
New Extension Director is Immersing Herself in the Community
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.
Pasture Improvement -- An Important Tool for Livestock Producers
September 24, 2014
Penn State Extension in Northampton County is equipping and educating farmers about high-quality pastures.
Northampton County Farmers Produce High-Quality Hay
September 24, 2014
Penn State Extension in Northampton County supports hay producers and consumers.
Lehigh and Northampton Counties Participate at 4-H State Achievement Days
September 24, 2014
During 4-H State Achievement Days, our youth learned that "with great power comes great responsibility."
Extension Impact: Emmaus Farmers' Market is Thriving
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.
Lehigh County Nutrition Links Program is Growing
September 24, 2014
Penn State Extension in Lehigh County is partnering its Nutrition Links program with a local food bank's nutrition program.
There is a Free Lunch -- and Publicity, too!
September 24, 2014
Penn State Extension in Lehigh County enjoyed a unique radio marketing opportunity.
Extending the Knowledge of the Next Generation of Farmers
September 24, 2014
Penn State Extension in Lehigh and Northampton counties offers educational opportunities for people seeking to become new farmers.
Educating to Grow Stronger Communities
September 24, 2014
Programs focusing on volunteer relationships and obtaining grants help strengthen non-profits in our community.
Northampton County 4-H Summer Happenings
September 24, 2014
Northampton County 4-H reached youth through traditional and community programs this summer.
Preventing Child Abuse in Families
September 24, 2014
Penn State Extension in Lehigh County is passionate about working to prevent child abuse.
Getting 'Extra Miles' From Grant Dollars
September 24, 2014
Penn State Extension in Lehigh County used mobile marketing for mosquito awareness.
Are You Crazy? Bus Tour: Extension Education on the Move
September 24, 2014
Penn State Extension in Lehigh County organized the popular, Are You Crazy? retail farm market and agritourism bus tour.
Looking Back and Forging Ahead: A Message from the District 18 Director
July 8, 2014
As Rick Kauffman, District 18 director, approaches his July 31 retirement, he shares insights on his Penn State Extension career.