Bedford County News
May 21, 2013One of the greatest challenges for sheep and goat producers is preventing and controlling internal parasites in their animals. This workshop will start with the basics of understanding parasite life cycles and then give tips on how to better manage sheep and goats to prevent internal parasite infections.
April 24, 2013One of the greatest opportunities for livestock producers in PA is producing high quality pasture to minimize feed costs for a livestock enterprise.
Penn State Extension News
Study suggests dairy herd water quality linked to milk production
May 22, 2013A recently completed study of water supplies on Pennsylvania dairy farms found that about a quarter of those tested had at least one water-quality issue. And average milk production for these farms was about 10 percent lower than farms with good water quality.
Webinar to examine effect of shale-gas development on rural roads
May 10, 2013The impact that natural-gas development in deep shale formations has on rural Pennsylvania roads will be the focus of a free, Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.
Online beekeeping course receives international recognition
May 9, 2013A Web-based Penn State Extension course designed to help beginning and experienced beekeepers gain the knowledge they need to be successful has been recognized for online excellence. Beekeeping 101 was named an official honoree in the 2013 Webby Awards. The course was one of 11 honorees in the Education category.