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.
Penn State Extension of Dauphin County is offering a free StrongWomen Informational Session on Monday, January 5, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. at Dauphin County Agriculture and Natural Resources Center, 1451 Peters Mountain Road, Dauphin, PA 17018.
Everyone takes to baking during the holiday season and those cakes, cookies, candies and traditional favorites can be so tempting. How can you enjoy a taste but not overindulge?
There will be three upcoming Better Kid Care Classes to be held at the Dauphin County Agriculture and Natural Resources Center at 1451 Peters Mountain Road, Dauphin, PA 17018.
This is the time of year when we gather to feast on roasted turkey, stuffing and other fixings. For many, it will be the first time they will prepare a holiday dinner, while for others, it will be the latest of many memorable occasions. But those memories should not revolve around foodborne illness, according to a Penn State expert.
Penn State Extension, Dauphin Co seeking candidate with BS degree in Science or Education to facilitate 4-H School Enrichment programs to school age audiences, 15-18 hours weekly.
Those attending the course will have the option to continue as a partner in a year-long parasite research project, provided through a NE SARE Research and Education Grant.
The spotted lanternfly is native to China, India, Japan, and Vietnam and has been detected for the first time in the United States in northeastern Berks County, Pennsylvania.
The core exam for public and commercial pesticide applicators has been closed book for quite some time, while the category exams remained open book.
The cooler wet field conditions made white mold a challenging disease to manage in snap beans this past season. Numerous acres were passed over for harvest as a result and overall quality was reduced not only in Pennsylvania but in surrounding states as well.
The Penn State Extension Dairy Team will host 35 meetings this fall on the Margin Protection Program also known as the MPP- Dairy. Meetings will be held across the state during the day and evening.
Bills have a way of always going up, and very rarely coming down. Food bills fluctuate according to the number of trips to the grocery store and number of times eating out. Luckily, food bills can go down if you are willing to stick to a budget.
The Crops to Cow program on November 11, 2014, will examine cropping strategies, the connection with feed management, and ultimately how this can be a win-win situation for profitability and improving the environment
Click2Science: Minds-On Learning - Reflecting and Processing; Emergent Literacy: Supporting Children's Development
One of the worst stressors in a cook’s world is looking for an ingredient and finding that you just ran out or someone used the last of it. Sometimes you can substitute ingredients and the dish still tastes good. Other times there are ingredients that have no ca good replacement.
Phytophthora ramorum, the pathogen involved with Ramorum Blight/Sudden Oak Death was detected in plants (among a total of 52,000 plants) shipped to the eastern U. S. from a nursery in Oregon. Some of the plants may have been shipped to Pennsylvania.
Boxwood blight was recently detected in a landscape in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. Boxwood blight was first detected in Pennsylvania in 2011 in Lancaster County.
People who complain about bumblebees flying about under the eaves of their homes are probably being annoyed by carpenter bees.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has declared August 3 through 9, 2014, "National Farmers Market Week." Throughout the week, USDA will celebrate our nation's thousands of farmers markets, farmers who make them possible and the communities that host them.
Penn State Extension Offering Free Energy Review