Learn more about the members of the Sumac genus.
An update from the Pennsylvania Forestry Association.
An update from the Pennsylvania Tree Farm Committee.
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.
Widespread rain is forecast for the state on Wednesday, followed by a cooler, drier air mass for the weekend. After a brief milder spell, more chilly weather coming for the end of the month.
Have you thought about a partial stover harvest? Read about the results of a five-year Penn State study, along with a new one-pass harvest system developed in Iowa.
What did the recent USDA crop expectations report reveal?
Remember to keep weeds in check this fall in your small grains.
Be mindful of potential for problems with forages following a frost.
Some considerations if you would like to test your forage for prussic acid.
Details start to emerge for the USDA’s Farm Bill relative to crop production.
I have heard it said that there are three types of people in the world: Those who can tell you what is going to happen before it happens, those that can explain what is happening while it’s happening, and those who must ask, “What just happened?!”
Bills have a way of always going up, and very rarely coming down. Food bills fluctuate according to the number of trips to the grocery store and number of times eating out. Luckily, food bills can go down if you are willing to stick to a budget.
One of the worst stressors in a cook’s world is looking for an ingredient and finding that you just ran out or someone used the last of it. Sometimes you can substitute ingredients and the dish still tastes good. Other times there are ingredients that you can't find a good substitution for.
Fall in Pennsylvania is a beautiful time with all of the changing colors of foliage. When those leaves finally do fall from their trees, we are left with an abundance of leaves on the ground that we may be responsible for cleaning up.
EPA's Office of Environmental Justice announces the opening of its Request for Applications (RFA) for the 2015 Environmental Justice Small Grants (EJSG) Program. The EJSG Program provides funding for eligible applicants for projects that address local environmental and/or public health issues within an affected community.
While Marcellus and Utica shale development provided challenges in the Appalachian Basin, the development and growth of the Bakken fields in North Dakota shared some of the same challenges as well as presented other unique circumstances. (more...)
The core exam for public and commercial pesticide applicators has been closed book for quite some time, while the category exams remained open book.
Penn State Extension of Lehigh County is pleased to announce a workshop on December 10, 2014, devoted to helping farmers assess and choose marketing methods. Those interested in direct-to-consumer sales will learn with experts from Pennsylvania and New York.