Juniata County News
Start Thinking “Garden Time”
March 24, 2014April is a great time to get a few things around the garden accomplished before the landscape returns to a mosaic of green.
Broiler House Ventilation in the Winter Months
February 4, 2014Finding a happy medium between heating air inside the house while ventilating for desirable air quality can be difficult. However, appropriate ventilation is necessary to maintain healthy environmental conditions for broilers while keeping economic production in mind.
Flies are a Concern for Poultry Producers
January 23, 2014Because an increased fly population may lead to a health nuisance in and around the farm as well as in neighboring communities, it is extremely important for poultry producers to take action prior to facing possible threats of litigation.
Penn State Extension News
Penn State welcomes groundwater experts for May 7 symposium
April 18, 2014In observance of National Drinking Water Week, Penn State Extension and the state Department of Environmental Protection are collaborating with numerous other sponsors to offer the 2014 Pennsylvania Groundwater Symposium.
Extension offering sheep shearing workshops
April 11, 2014Penn State Extension will offer sheep shearing workshops across the state this year for those interested in learning about sheep shearing and basic sheep management.
Student finds her passion for food systems in Pittsburgh
April 8, 2014As a member of the Penn State Women's Rugby Team, Olivia Lindsey knows a thing or two about teamwork. So it should come as no surprise that when she went looking for an internship last year, she was drawn to the idea of joining a 50-member multi-institution research team.
Upcoming Regional Events
Nutrition Links: Plan - Know What's for Dinner
When: April 19, 2014Where: Sunbury, PA
When: April 24, 2014Where: Sunbury, PA
Nutrition Links: Introduction to Nutrition Links - Making Smart Drink Choices
When: April 25, 2014Where: Sunbury, PA
Nutrition Links: Shop - Get the Best for Less
When: April 26, 2014Where: Sunbury, PA
15th Annual 4-H Walkin' the Dog for Charity
When: April 26, 2014Where: Mifflintown, PA