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Type 2 Diabetes and Surgical Solutions
May 16, 2017
Some patients with Type 2 Diabetes may find that surgery may be the solution to diabetic situation.
Vegetable Kebabs (Bigstock 3057844)
Safe and Healthy Picnics
May 10, 2017
Have you gotten the picnic "bug" yet, with warmer weather and luxurious foliage blanketing the countryside? Try some tricks to make your picnic both food-safe and healthy!
Vegetable Garden by Lori Stalteri; CC By 2.0
Plant an Extra Row!
May 2, 2017
This year, share the bounty of your summer garden by planting an extra row or two of vegetables to donate to your local food bank or pantry.
 Jacquisosa / Pixabay CC0 Public Domain
How to Wash Your Produce Safely
April 21, 2017
Have you seen produce wash products and wonder, are they necessary? They add unnecessary dollars to the food bill.
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Enjoy Spring Green Kale
April 21, 2017
Can you and your family get in the spring spirit and try a new dark green vegetable?

Penn State Extension News

Pennsylvania's forest-products industry the focus of Timber 2017 expo
May 18, 2017
Businesses and individuals interested in Pennsylvania's large forest-products industry can learn about goods, services, best practices and industry trends at the 2017 Forest Products Equipment and Technology Exposition, which will take place Friday, June 9, and Saturday, June 10, at Penn State's Ag Progress Days site at Rock Springs.
Grant aimed at solving agricultural water issues through community engagement
May 17, 2017
A group of institutions led by Penn State has received nearly $2.2 million for the first year of a planned four-year, $5 million project aimed at developing a model for engaging communities and stakeholders to ensure adequate supplies of good-quality water both for and from agriculture. Partners include the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service, Arizona State University and the University of Nebraska Lincoln.
Webinar to compare state and local oil and gas revenues across the country
May 9, 2017
Comparing revenues from oil and gas production across 16 states and describing major impacts in regions such as the Marcellus, Bakken and Permian will be the focus of a web-based seminar to be presented by Penn State Extension.

Upcoming Regional Events

Cooking for Crowds: A Volunteer's Guide to Safe Food Handling
When: June 15, 2017
Where: Latrobe, PA
Dining with Diabetes
When: June 16, 2017
Where: Brookville, PA
SILVAH Training: Oak
When: June 19-23, 2017
Where: Brookville, PA
Dining with Diabetes
When: June 22, 2017
Where: Youngwood, PA
Cooking for Crowds: A Volunteer's Guide to Safe Food Handling
When: June 24, 2017
Where: Greensburg, PA