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March 6, 2017

Potter County takes the protection of their public drinking water very seriously. They were the first county in Pennsylvania to have approved source water protection plans for all of the public water supplies in the county.

March 6, 2017

What would happen if there was an emergency in the U.S. that caused radioactive material to contaminate drinking water supplies? What steps could your utilities and government take?

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March 5, 2017

Penn State Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Yuan Xuan and researchers at Yale University will work together to identify clean-burning biofuels for next-generation internal combustion engines (more...)

Copper sprays need to be applied prior to bud swell to manage peach leaf curl. (Photo: K. Peter)
March 3, 2017

Depending on your location, the warm weather over the last few weeks may have pushed some fruit trees along. For disease management, consider applying dormant copper and urea sprays soon.

March 3, 2017

March is National Nutrition Month and this year the theme is “Put Your Best Fork Forward!”

March 2, 2017

The Field and Forage Crops Team is currently seeking individuals to fill the following positions. Please pass along to those you feel may be a good fit for the job.

March 2, 2017

Record warm weather, will turn more seasonable into March.

March 2, 2017

Warmer weather has prompted many weed control questions, particularly options in dormant alfalfa.

Agronomy Guide (page 346)
March 2, 2017

Timing is crucial when controlling winter annual, perennial and spring germinating weeds in wheat.

March 2, 2017

Many parts of Pennsylvania are a few weeks ahead of normal regarding winter wheat greening up, consider crop development and future probable weather when making spring nitrogen applications.

March 2, 2017

A short summary of many new weed control products you might expect to hear more about in 2017.

February 28, 2017

Questionnaire will help Penn State Extension develop educational resources for businesses preparing for Food Safety Modernization Act.

February 28, 2017

Evaluating relationships between variables involves a statistical method called “regression analysis.”

February 28, 2017

Get ready for summer heat before it gets here, because we know it is coming.

February 28, 2017

Factors to consider before shifting voluntary waiting period or dry period length.

February 28, 2017

Increasing heifer growth rates, regardless of the feeding strategy, will increase the possibility of decreasing age at calving, which can dramatically decrease heifer costs.

Youngsville Borough
February 28, 2017

"Where can one go to eat, play or learn about the history of your town?” is a question that a community might be asked by tourists and other visitors.

Sanitary well cap photo: Bryan Swistock, Penn State
February 27, 2017

Your drinking water well requires regular maintenance, just like any other system in your home. Regular inspection and some simple steps will help safeguard your water supply.