Who doesn't like trees in the yard? Not only do they add beauty to a home landscape but they benefit us in many ways.
PALP/RULE alumni have supported PLA the last six years by providing 100% assistance during the PA Farm Show at their food booth. 2015 marks the 7th year that RULE will volunteer for this fundraiser. The event will be held on Thursday, January 15th from 9am-9pm. If you are interested in volunteering, please email Tom Brant at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2015 International Leadership Alumni Conference will be held in Denver, Colorado, August 5-8. More details to come.
If you use pesticides on the job, you have probably wondered what chemicals were in the products and how they could affect your health.
Shepherd's purse (Capsella bursa-pastoris) is a winter annual.
Just because summer is over and it's getting cooler, doesn't mean we shouldn't keep up with the importance of hydration. Choosing healthy beverages is a great first step to an overall healthy diet. Do you know how many calories are in your favorite beverage? One of the logical ways to cut a few calories is to drink low or no-calorie beverages. If you want something more special than water, you may want to try infused water. It's a very "trendy" option these days, and one that is healthy and fun!
Penn State University operates a state-accredited water testing laboratory at the Agricultural Analytical Services Laboratory at University Park, PA. The lab provides a number of water testing packages for homeowners through kits that are available at Penn State Cooperative Extension county offices or from the lab directly
An interactive documentary project designed to promote awareness of the role that green infrastructure can play in creating a sustainable water future. Water Blues Green Solutions tells stories from across the country of communities that are adopting new ways of thinking about how to protect, restore, and preserve our rivers and sources of drinking water.
Recent Research from the International Council of Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education (ICHRIE) Penn State regarding total revenue impact of the drilling activity
Until the 1930’s folks in the United States snubbed garlic as being working class or too ethnic...
The Department of Environmental Protection Wednesday urged Pennsylvania students, ages nine to 14, to enter a national radon poster contest designed to help raise awareness about the dangers of radon. The deadline to enter is October 31.
In today's world of instant access to many types and variations of information, we need to carefully consider its use, relevancy and application.
Got mice? Fall is fast approaching and winter is close behind. It's the time of year when furry little creatures, such as mice, are looking for a warm place to eat and sleep. Don't let them get cozy in your facility! Use integrated pest management (IPM) practices to address mice problems in less risky, more effective ways.
This webinar will discuss practical efforts that sellers and buyers do to protect their interests in an effort to avoid disputes (and lawsuits) when buying or selling horses.
According to studies conducted by Dr. Jeffrey Perlman, when a premature baby hears a lullaby, its heart rate slows and breathing steadies.
The PA Environmental Council Friday urged members of the Pennsylvania Senate to pass House Bill 343 (Miller-R-York) designed to help protect rural water supplies by requiring the adoption of construction and decommissioning standards for private water wells.
A return to more fall-like weather will be here this weekend
Hybrid rye shows promise in Pennsylvania and New York trials
There may be a benefit from a little extra nitrogen this fall