Delaware County News
Delaware County Extension Annual Meeting
October 3, 2014The public is invited to attend the Delaware County Extension Annual Meeting. The program for the evening will be "Healthy Eating with a Mediterranean Cuisine" presented by Fran Alloway, MS, RD, LDN, Nutrition and Food Safety Educator. There will be a light dinner featuring foods prevalent in the Mediterranean diet. A number of awards will also be presented.
September 30, 2014The Delaware County 4-H Farm in Newtown Square was the site of a new educational video on raising "backyard" poultry that was filmed by USDA in September.
Mediterranean Cuisine Comes to Delaware County
September 23, 2014Have you been eager to eat the Mediterranean way, but haven't been sure where to start? Repeated research has proven that adopting the Mediterranean diet and lifestyle reduces heart disease and is related to lower weight, better cognition and reduced risk of diabetes.
Penn State Extension News
Long-time extension educators endow animal science scholarship
August 22, 2014Eugene and Carol Schurman, of Clymer, Pennsylvania, have given $50,000 to establish the Eugene and Carol Schurman Trustee Scholarship in the College of Agricultural Sciences. The scholarship will benefit students with demonstrated financial need, with first preference going to animal science majors.
Land-use webinar to explore conservation easements
August 21, 2014Conservation easements and their role in enhancing the landscapes and greenways of Pennsylvania communities will be the topic of a Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.
Public urged to be on watch for invasive Asian longhorned beetles
August 15, 2014By spotting, collecting and submitting suspected Asian longhorned beetles to experts, Pennsylvanians can help keep the non-native, invasive wood-boring threat to the state’s trees at bay, according to agriculture officials.
Upcoming Regional Events
Nutrition Links: Introduction to Nutrition Links and My Plate
When: October 21, 2014Where: West Chester, PA
Dining with Diabetes
When: October 22, 2014Where: West Chester, PA
Nutrition Links: Shop for Value, Check the Facts
When: October 22, 2014Where: Coatesville, PA
Nutrition Links: Fix it Safe and Choosing More Fruits & Vegetables
When: October 28, 2014Where: West Chester, PA
Nutrition Links: Plan - Know What's for Dinner and Shop - Get the Best for Less
When: November 4, 2014Where: West Chester, PA