There is a chill in the air and that can mean just one thing- it's soup season! From family favorites like Minestrone to new classics such as butternut squash there is a soup you and your family can enjoy this time of year.
Dairy foods are a great source of beneficial vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. When it comes to fat in these foods, there are a variety of levels to choose. The question is what is the best option for me?
Tea is the second most consumed beverage in the world! But how many of us know what goes into making that soothing cup of tea or the antioxidants that are in it! Brew yourself a cup of hot tea as you read more about this popular drink!
The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that was first found in Pennsylvania in 2014.
While the March 30 Bucks County Farm Summit was the county’s first one, it was also a continuation of other economic development initiatives, Bucks County Commissioners Chairman Rob Loughery said during introductory comments.
Harrisburg, Pa. — Berks County has another township under quarantine due to the Spotted Lanternfly. The invasive insect, which was new to the United States last fall, continues to impact the county.
Spotted Lanternfly, Lycorma delicatula, is a new threat to Pennsylvania and the United States. It lays egg masses of 30-50 eggs wherever there's a flat surface -- meaning that many home items easily transported can pack this pest and help it spread quickly.
How do we motivate limited resource youth to make healthy food choices and increase physical activity? Penn State Nutrition Links Nutrition Education Adviser, Eileen Johanssen, has been hanging out with the third graders in Thomas Jefferson Elementary School in Bethlehem, Northampton County helping to answer that question!
The barriers impeding resource stressed families from attending Nutrition Links nutrition education programs include family responsibilities, transportation issues, and work schedules.
Over 40 new and beginning farmers attended an afternoon workshop on Tractor and Machinery Safety presented by Penn State Extension Educators on April 4th at Blooming Glen Farm in Perkasie, PA.
The Crop Management Team recently completed their tenth cover crop field day during the month of November at Delaware Valley College in Doylestown.
The annual Bucks County Holstein Show was held at the Middletown Grange Fair on August 17, 2012. (From the home page click on the title above to read more.)
Honey bees are in the news almost every week. A condition known as Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) has drawn attention to honey bees like never before. The public has been reminded of the importance of honey bees in the production of everything from apples and almonds to onions and alfalfa. (It is the onion/alfalfa seed they help with). And, the bee’s plight has struck a sympathetic nerve with many folks. Maybe you’re one of them.
Want to know where to find great fruits, vegetables, meats and more in Bucks County? Fresh From Bucks County Farms is a directory that Penn State creates each year to help you.
For over 40 years, Penn State Extension has collaborated with the Bucks Mont Wool Cooperative to teach Sheep Shearing to aspiring shepherds.
This is a great tool to use when monitoring for any turf or landscape pests.
Emerald ash borer (Agrilis planipennis) is a threat to all ash (Fraxinus) species in Pennsylvania.
The Bucks County Holstein Club held their Annual Meeting and Banquet on Saturday, February 4th at St. Matthews Lutheran Church in Bedminster. Over 130 were in attendance.
In order to look at the possible labor and resource savings Penn State Extension educators, working with growers, laid biodegradable mulch at seven sites in Northampton, Berks, Schuylkill, Snyder, and Bucks Counties. Take a look at what we learned and farmer tips on how to work with biofilms.
The brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) burst onto the scene in 2010, causing catastrophic damage in most mid-Atlantic states.