Penn State Extension is pleased to announce that it will be extending the Dining with Diabetes to residents of Cameron, Clarion, Crawford, Green, Indiana, McKean, Potter, and Venango Counties.
The Center for Private Forests is working to raise funds to support its mission and vision of raising awareness about the importance of working forests to our societal well-being, helping landowners make well-informed decisions about caring well for their woods, conducting research on the issues facing woodland owners, and educating the next generation of professionals and the public whose role it will be to care for those woods into the future.
This group of small, thorny, native and introduced trees is today as much of a mystery as they were when first catalogued, named, sorted, separated, selected, and re-named over the years.
A series of 12 statewide meetings have been scheduled by DCNR’s Bureau of Forestry to seek continued public input on changes to its Draft 2015 State Forest Resource Management Plan charting the course of Pennsylvania’s state forests for future generations.
The recent award of federal Voluntary Public Access and Habitat Improvement Program (VPA-HIP) funds to the Pennsylvania Game Commission to improve wildlife habitat on private lands is making it possible to offer, for a limited time, no-cost habitat projects to private landowners enrolled in our Hunter Access Program.
Updates from the Pennsylvania Forestry Association.
Updates from the Pennsylvania Tree Farm Committee.
Early successional habitat, also called young forests, is declining. During the last half century the number of acres in the east and upper mid-west has dwindled. Many acres have been lost to development. Also, as brushy areas mature to become middle-aged and older forests, they cease being useful to numerous species that need young woods.
If you are considering using a pesticide, it is important to make sure you are in compliance with Pennsylvania law.
Throughout the month we receive notice of interesting and relevant research and items. These items come from partner organizations. We'll use this space to share these items with you.
Your local annual fair. It's more than corn dogs, funnel cakes, animals and rides. It's Economic Impact!
A cooler, but more seasonable, remainder of the week is in store with a very cold weekend. Some precipitation will fall through the early part of the weekend but things will dry out towards next week.
Did you know that no-till planting starts at harvest? Uniformly distributed crop residue is critical to obtaining a good stand of the next crop.
The demand for local hops is creating a renewed interest in growing hops. A team of Penn State Extension Educators and Specialists recently received funding from the US Department of Agriculture’s Specialty Crop Block program to study hops.
Read about some herbicide options for an application to your small grains this fall.
Grapes have been grown by mankind for over eight thousand years...
The recent high-intensity rainfall events in South Carolina remind us of the need to keep our soils covered.
The interseeder cover crop trial in Lancaster County is one of three on-farm trials, in addition to more detailed research at Rock Springs, to look at reducing tillage in organic grain crop production.
Deep orange vegetables are the perfect complement to fall meals...