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.
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.
Penn State Extension will be offering a Dining with Diabetes class beginning September 1, 2016 from 6:00 – 8:30 pm at Cumberland County Service Center, 310 Allen Road, Carlisle, PA 17013. Classes will also be held September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 and December 8, 2016.
It’s time to start thinking about training and we have lots of fun trainings happening near you. Check out our Fall 2016/Spring 2017 BKC Classes Lists. Registrations are required. To register and to learn more about classes offered go to PA Keys Website.
Pennsylvania’s Farm Show Complex was the venue and the event was the Dauphin County 4-H Fair. Members came together to exhibit projects they have been working on for most of a year.
The pitter patter of rain may induce you to quickly take dry refuge. Nature wants no such escape. Instead, she collects, funnels, and deposits water in some of the most innovative ways. Try a tree as your tutor and you will notice that essentially each tree is a microcosm of an entire watershed, moving water efficiently over its singular, vertically arranged landscape.
The fungal disease known as powdery mildew can be detected on the foliage of ornamental plants in area landscapes.
It’s time to start thinking about training and we have lots of fun trainings happening near you. Check out our Fall 2016/Spring 2017 BKC Classes Lists. Registrations are required. To register and to learn more about classes offered go to PA Keys website.
What does one do with an abundance of summer squash? With a few common kitchen gadgets and a newcomer to the marketplace, a variety of recipes for any meal is possible with little or no peeling.
Vegetarian ways of eating can have health benefits for children. Learn how to supplement nutrients that may be in short supply for child vegetarians!
The Zika virus is appearing more frequently in the United States, including a locally transmitted outbreak in Florida, and people are concerned. Now the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a Penn State researcher a grant to test whether common American mosquitoes can carry the virus.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- As of July 14, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that 611 people had been infected with Salmonella in 45 states, likely as a result of contact with live poultry, such as chicks and ducklings, in backyard flocks. Of the people who were infected, 195 were children 5 years of age or younger and 138 were hospitalized. Twenty-six individuals were residents of Pennsylvania.
Penn State Extension educator Jennifer Fetter received the 2016 Early Career Leadership Award from the national Association of Natural Resource Extension Professionals (ANREP).
Two teams of Penn State natural resource Extension educators won 2016 Gold and Silver awards in the Long Publication category from the national Association of Natural Resource Extension Professionals (ANREP).
Eating out is common in today’s busy world. Restaurants must follow public health regulations, but it is still a good idea to be mindful of food safety when dining out...