A sure sign of summer, yellow nutsedge is showing up in lawn areas.
It seems we usually have to choose between shade trees and flowering trees – rarely do you find a great shade tree that also is a great flowering tree. Fortunately, American yellowwood - Cladrastis kentukea - fills both roles handsomely.
Conservation easements and their role in enhancing the landscapes and greenways of Pennsylvania communities will be the topic of a Web-based seminar in a land-use series offered by Penn State Extension.
Today’s modern garden mum growers are benefitting greatly from improved genetics and the use of ethephon as a plant growth regulator.
The brains of newborn babies are wired to hear all of the sounds of all languages in the world. In their first year of life, babies listen carefully to people talking around them, and their brains focus to listen for the sounds they hear most often. The sounds that babies hear build the foundation for learning to speak.
Bagworms, an absolute plague in parts of Allegheny County for the last few years, are now hatching.
Dealing with Anger – The Children's and Yours; Exciting Backyard Science Activities; Safe Sleep Practices for Caregivers: Reduce the risk of SUID
As we move into hotter weather, cattle managers need to be thinking about heat stress in their stock and how it can be mitigated. It is better to do some planning ahead of time rather than reacting after a heat wave starts.
Penn State Extension is offering an innovative new mobile device application -- or app -- called "H2OSolutions," to help private water system owners and professionals evaluate wells, springs and cisterns.The objective of the app is to help users diagnose the causes of observed water-quality problems and guide water-testing decisions.
Summer is the season when vegetables are available. They are popping up at road side stands, farmers markets, maybe even your own backyard. It is a great time of year for enjoying vegetables and to introduce new vegetables to children.
Many families with different cultures have different eating habits and manners when eating together at the table.
Penn State Extension will offer the Dive Deeper -- Youth Water Educators' Summit at the Central Hotel and Conference Center in Harrisburg on Sept. 25.
High populations of different flies can have a negative impact on the productivity and profitability of beef cattle enterprises. Learn how to minimize the impact they have on your herd.
Picnics are a popular summertime event and foodborne illnesses are more prevalent in the summer months because temperatures are higher and allow bacteria to grow faster.
The benefits of crossbreeding systems in the beef sector have been extensively researched over the years, and the practical implications of the benefits of crossbreeding are as relevant and important today as they were 25 years ago. There are numerous benefits to a well-designed crossbreeding system.
Rainfall deficits have shrunk in many sections as a result of moderately wet May. Temperatures remain just a bit above normal, but no prolonged heat has occurred or is foreseen.
Here is an update on the grain markets, as well as an invitation to gain some marketing education at two upcoming twilight dinner meetings. Meeting dates and locations are June 24th in Lewisburg and June 25th in Mertztown.
You did not have an opportunity to burn down your no-till soybean fields? Read about some weed control options.
Does your corn crop need additional Nitrogen to produce a top yield? Here are two ways to find out:
Take a look at some common symptoms associated with field crop herbicide injury.