The Northeastern IPM Center fosters the development and adoption of integrated pest management, a science-based approach to dealing with pests—one that provides economic, environmental, and human health benefits. They have created a unique annual report for 2013.
The IPM Practitioner’s 2013 Directory of Least-Toxic Pest Control Products is now available online.
While the gray dogwood has many attributes, it would never be planted alone as a specimen in the landscape.
Join Penn State Extension on a virtual walk across scenic Route 6. Along the way receive tips on buying, eating, and using fruits and vegetables, plus fun information about towns along Route 6.
There is still room in the 4-H 2014 Veterinary Science Classes being taught by Bucks County veterinarians for youth ages 12-18.
Learn to harvest, use and preserve commonly used herbs. Tasty samples served and recipes will be provided. Learn about herbs and pollinators. Vegetable Gardening topics will include planning, soil, seed starting, common pests, production boosting ideas, inter-planting, cover crops and more! Join us Saturday, March 15th!
We all know that it is very important to remove ice and snow from walkways to prevent injury. However, we often forget the damage that some of the materials we use to melt ice can do to plants and the environment.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Global Analysis-Annual 2013, was released by the National Climatic Data Center. The web site includes global and US data, and covers among other things the state of the climate, temperature, precipitation, drought, extremes, societal impacts, snow and ice, and references.
Penn State Extension is offering its interactive, informative, and low-cost series of 6 classes on diabetes, beginning in late April.
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PA DEP) will be releasing the latest six month’s waste and production figures this month. Join Penn State educators Matt Henderson and Dave Yoxtheimer as they analyze this recent data and current trends in this month’s webinar “A Look at Recent Well Waste and Production Data" (more)
Valentine’s Day can be a challenging holiday for people with diabetes...
The quality of your corn stand will largely depend on planter performance. An irregular stand can easily cost you 10% of your yield.
This winter has been the first in a while when we have had multiple opportunities to shovel snow. Before you get upset about that, remember the good news! Fifteen minutes of snow shoveling counts as moderate physical activity and since we should aim for at least 30 minutes on most days, this is a great way to maintain activity during the long winter months.
“The more a child is valued, the better his values will be.” Amish Proverb
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, but heart disease is preventable and controllable.
Cole crops are the family of vegetables that include broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, kohlrabi, and kale...
Snow! What good is it? There are garden benefits to snow...
Chester County 4-H is taking orders for their annual strawberry plant sale. Orders and payment due by March 21, 2014.
Washington County 4-H will be taking orders for high quality strawberry plants.