Teachers are learning about and teaching bioenergy in new, innovative ways, thanks to Penn State led workshops for teachers.
The 99th annual Pennsylvania Farm Show is underway, and runs from January 10-17 at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg.
A free, Web-based seminar focusing on the recycling and disposal of fluids from oil and gas drilling will be offered by Penn State Extension's Marcellus Education Team.
It's not always easy to tell the difference between foodborne illness, also referred to as food poisoning and influenza.
Every bit of color that we can add to Pennsylvania’s winter landscape is welcome relief from the long, gray days. While evergreen conifers enliven to the winter landscape, it adds even more interest to use conifers of a different color, at least sparingly.
Spinach can be added to so many food dishes for added flavor and nutrients.
There is growing interest in the use of alternative treatments for Type 2 Diabetes. Make sure you are getting science based information. The following is from the National Institute of Health - National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
Food allergies in children have increased significantly in recent years though the reason why is not yet clearly known. Understanding how to manage food allergies in the child care setting is essential for keeping children safe and for helping parents to feel confident about the ability of other caregivers to know what to do, especially in the event of a food allergy emergency.
Child Development: An Introduction to Learning Theories; Early Intervention (EI): An Introduction; Food Allergies: Management and Prevention. Also new Click2Science modules: Creating a Safe Space for STEM Learning; Connecting with Community Partners; Making Authentic Assessments of STEM Learning; Maximizing STEM Space
Happy 2015! Why not start off this new year with a clean, uncluttered space? The wind is blowing and it’s cold outside, so now is a good time to dust off those shelves and reduce the collection of clutter from the last year.
Weather Outlook for January – Snow and cold weather will continue with odds still in favor of a very cold period later this winter.
Ways to preserve viability of silage inoculants during storage on the farm.
Applying lime during winter months has some limitations.
The Pennsylvania Soybean Variety Trial summary has been released for trials conducted in Blair, Centre and Lancaster Counties.
Pennsylvania tobacco growers battle high instances of mold as they cure and strip their 2014 crop
Penn State has released performance data summary of alfalfa and cool-season forage grass variety trials conducted in 2014.
The National Soil Survey Center, USDA-NRCS is offering a webinar to help explain the Soil Health Nutrient Tool. Presenters are Rick Haney and David Lamm.
Penn State Extension is offering a new series of discussion groups in Spanish for next generation growers made possible by a Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Specialty Crop Block Grant. A group of Hispanic growers are partnering in a production unit and plan to produce cilantro, jalapeño peppers, bell peppers, epazote, onions, tomatillos and lettuce. They expect to sell these items at local Mexican restaurants and stores in the 50 mile radius of their community.
Visit with industry professionals and Penn State Extension Specialists as they present latest findings from on-farm research in Pennsylvania at a series of one day seminars.
Growers are invited to the join in as specialists from Cornell, Delaware Valley College, Penn State, and University of Pennsylvania’s New Bolton Center present cutting-edge information in the agronomy world on February 19th.