The Board of Directors cordially invite the public to attend the 99th Annual Meeting of the Penn State Extension - Dauphin County, Monday, November 21, 2016. The meeting will be held at the Dauphin County Agriculture & Natural Resources Center, 1451 Peters Mountain Road, Dauphin, PA 17018.
Broad mites are being observed more frequently on a variety of vegetable crops in the field, high tunnel, and greenhouse.
Results of monitoring THI, rumination, and milk production on a Southeastern Pennsylvania farm.
Most of my perennials are finished blooming and I’m ready to throw in the towel for the growing season. I feel the need to restore order and tidiness to my garden by cutting everything down.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The developer of a mushroom that is genetically modified to resist browning has received a "Best of What's New" award from Popular Science magazine.
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?
Penn State Extension of Dauphin County is offering a free StrongWomen Informational Session on Wednesday, October 12, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. at Dauphin County Agriculture and Natural Resources Center, 1451 Peters Mountain Road, Dauphin, PA 17018.
This workshop in Manheim, Lancaster County will provide information on protecting, testing, and treating private water supplies such as wells, springs, and cisterns. We will also discuss home septic system inspection and maintenance. This workshop is being offered in partnership with the Chiques Creek Watershed Alliance.
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!
View this new 4-part video series to help you understand how your farm or food business may be affected under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
Insights on Pennsylvania's AEPS program.
Throwing out that leftover meatloaf does more harm than you might think. Learn about ways to save money and the environment, today!
Even though the growing season is over for the most part, you can give your garden a reprieve with a splash of fall color...
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Two Penn State researchers will play a key role in a multi-university study of the contribution that U.S. lakes make to global nutrient cycles, funded by a $4.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
Please join Penn State Extension and the Ranck Family at their certified organic dairy farm in Juniata County to see and learn about current on-farm cover crop research projects.
The PA Department of Agriculture recently confirmed boxwood blight in a residential setting. The infected material has been removed and destroyed.
The past few months has seen numerous recalls of food contaminated with the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes. This particular bacteria grows under refrigeration and is particularly harmful to pregnant women, newborns, children, elderly, and immune compromised individuals.
Apples are now in season! Pennsylvania apples can be found in many varieties; they have a range of health benefits; and can be used in many different ways to add a tasty addition to meals and snacks.
Salsa is one of the most popular condiments used today. Because of its popularity, many cooks want to prepare and can salsa at home.