The present form of the Allegheny County Seal was decreed by the Pennsylvania Legislature more than 100 years ago, and the colonial emblems have remained, taking on new significance.
Diabetes is a very serious and costly disease. However, research has shown that those who learn to manage their blood glucose levels, eat healthy and exercise regularly can lower their risk of complications while leading an active and more productive life. Dining with Diabetes (DwD) is a Penn State Extension program designed to assist adults struggling with the dietary and lifestyle changes required after receiving a diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes.
The Speaker's Bureau provides your organization or garden club with a 45 minute to one hour presentation by an expert Master Gardener.
The Penn State Center Pittsburgh, including Outreach and Extension, received funding from the Howard Heinz Endowments to provide business planning and marketing assistance for a local nursery owner, Elaine Price, as she positions her business for growth and relocation.
Broadly defined, food policy is a set of collective decisions made by governments at all levels, businesses, and organizations that affect how food gets from the farm to your table. A food policy can be as broad as a federal regulation on food labeling or as local and specific as a zoning law that lets city dwellers raise honeybees. (Winne, 2012)
Plants not performing as you would like, vegetables not as tasty as last year, maybe it's your soil! Contact your Allegheny County Extension Office or stop in to purchase your Soil Test Kit/s.