Food Safety Courses Offered by Penn State Extension
September 22, 2014
Learn about the Food Safety courses and workshops available to you.
The Next 100 Years: Extension Marks Centennial, Innovates for the Future
June 16, 2014
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.