U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientists measured concentrations of select EDCs approximately 10 times in water and sediment from 2009 to 2011, at five sites in the Spirit Creek watershed near Fort Gordon, Georgia, as part of an assessment of the effects of the closure of a WWTP on EDC persistence.
Radon is a tasteless, colorless, odorless gas that comes from the natural breakdown of radioactive uranium in the ground. Radon can get into the air you breathe indoors and into the water you drink, and can also be found in small amounts in outdoor air.
An estimated 79 million U.S. adults aged 20 or older have pre-diabetes. According to the CDC, only 50 to 60% of adults with diabetes in Pennsylvania have attended a diabetes self-management class. With funding provided by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation grant, the Dining for Diabetes program reached over 2,004 Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries and those from low income/uninsured populations in 2014.
Now that we're in some of the coldest days of Winter, its good news that January is Soup Month!
Biomass Continues to Look Good in the Current Market
Follow these tips to help make sure that your new lighting system is truly efficient.
Area farmers with excess nutrient issues may benefit from this new, cutting edge facility.
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.