Beef, sheep, meat-goat and swine producers looking for information on how to make their livestock enterprises more profitable can take advantage of four home-study courses offered by Penn State Extension this winter.
The biennial conference, hosted by The Center for Private Forests at Penn State and its partners, focuses on helping private woodland owners understand how to steward their lands for a mix of values and needs.
Learn about the Food Safety courses and workshops available to you.
A century ago, Congressmen M. Hoke Smith, of Georgia, and Asbury Lever, of South Carolina, sponsored legislation to enhance the nation's land-grant university system created by the Morrill Act more than 50 years earlier. Signed into law on May 8, the Smith-Lever Act of 1914 established the cooperative extension system, with federal, state and county governments partnering with land-grant institutions, such as Penn State, to translate and share scientific information with those who could put that knowledge to work on farms and in communities across the country.
The StrongWomen program is well established in Centre and Clearfield counties and being introduced in Clinton and Lycoming counties.
Muddy Paws Marsh, located in Spring Mills, was a mowed field when Greg and Mary Kay Williams purchased it in 1991. Originally a thriving wetland, the property had been drained around 1940 for agricultural purposes.
Information on new recycling programs in Centre County for shingles and plastic plant containers, from Amy Schirf, Education Coordinator, Centre County Solid Waste Authority
Consider becoming a Pioneer member of the 4-H Keystone Society. Join the fourteen individuals, businesses, and 4-H Clubs in the 4-H Keystone Society!