The scope and effect of methane gas emissions related to shale gas production will be discussed in a Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension's Marcellus Education Team on Dec 11.
White Clay Creek at Stroud Center has transformed from ‘impaired’ stream into habitat for trout.
Groundwater constitutes a critical component of our water resources, especially during dry seasons and droughts, and in regions lacking reliable access to surface water.
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Methane emissions from natural gas production sites have been heavily scrutinized in past years. Dr. Kenneth J. Davis, Professor of Meteorology, Penn State University, will be presenting this month’s webinar on, “What We Know and Don’t Know about Methane Emissions Associated with Shale Gas Production”. (more...)
Q. I've read in one or two places that strawberries continue to ripen after harvest, but most other articles I've read say they don't. Do they continue to ripen after harvest or not?
Do you question your skills when discussing “hot” agricultural topics with others? Are your media statements Ag Literate? Lori Connelly, Penn State, and Dr. Richard Stup, AgChoice, address this topic on Monday January 26 from 1 to 4 pm at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center. The Penn State Extension Young Grower Alliance hosts this workshop for growers of specialty crops.
From retail to non-profit and public school to private foundation, the Southeast Region’s new Tree Fruit and Green Industry Extension Educator brings a variety of experiences to her extension position.
Penn State Extension has planned nine winter educational meetings for growers in the various fruit growing regions of Pennsylvania. The meetings are designed to address current challenges with the latest research based information.
Dr. Bill Lamont shares his thoughts on the potential for extracting energy from waste agricultural plastics.
One of the last tasks in getting orchards ready for winter is planning your strategy to control voles and prevent their damage. Word around the state is that vole populations were up last year, and growers should be on the alert again this season. Vole populations exhibit distinctive population fluctuations of approximately 4-year cycles.
Prostrate knotweed (Polygonum aviculare) is a summer annual.
December is in the midst of holiday celebrations. Halloween and Thanksgiving have passed, while Christmas, Valentine’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day, and Easter, along with many other cultural celebrations, are just around the corner. And of course there are children’s birthdays! With so many celebrations throughout the year, now is the perfect time to promote making them healthy ones.
Collaboration works when individuals representing various groups or agencies enjoy and trust working with each other. This trust does not occur overnight. It develops over time, perhaps working on a small project together and then increasing goals for a bigger project the next time
Mild temperatures and more precipitation in the forecast.
Farm Bill Crop Information Sessions to be held across the state.
Managing your soil acidity can maximize soil productivity, increase efficiency of crop production inputs and save money.
Join Penn State Extension Educators and Specialists at a location near you to learn about many topics including soil health or soybean production.
Two large statewide agricultural expos will be held in January 2015 and both events will include agricultural safety and health activities.