Lackawanna County News
February 24, 2015Amino what? Protein is made up of small building blocks called amino acids. There are 20 different amino acids. Each different protein is composed of amino acids put together in a different order. Proteins tend to be very large and may contain several hundred amino acids.
February 23, 2015If you enjoy eating blueberries, consider growing your own...
February 23, 2015Does your teen’s bedroom look like a train wreck?
Penn State Extension News
New crop production guide aimed at helping farmers tap growing organic markets
February 27, 2015If you are an organic-crop producer in the Northeast, or a farmer interested in transitioning to organic, there is a new resource available to help provide the research-based information you need to be successful. The newly published Penn State Organic Crop Production Guide is among the most comprehensive university-produced guides in the country.
Penn State Extension plays critical role in educating food suppliers
February 23, 2015In the last few years, as the federal government has tightened safety regulations across the food supply chain to prevent foodborne illness, the role Penn State Extension plays in educating growers and processors to comply with new prevention-based controls has become critical.
Webinar to explore where fracking water goes in shale-gas production
February 13, 2015When hydrofracturing of a shale-gas well occurs, millions of gallons of water is injected deep underground at high pressure. Normally, only a fourth to a fifth of that volume flows back above ground. Where does the rest of it go?
Upcoming Regional Events
Green Industry Winter Updates: "Spray Adjuvants for the Green Industry" and "Controlling Grassy Weeds in Turfgrass with Herbicides"
When: March 2, 2015Where: Stroudsburg, PA
Nutrition Links: Introduction to Nutrition Links - Fix It Safe
When: March 3, 2015Where: Tannersville, PA
Master Gardener Training-Lackawanna County
When: March 3, 2015Where: Scranton, PA
Nutrition Links: My Plate / Plan: Know What's For Dinner
When: March 4, 2015Where: Tannersville, PA
Pesticide Applicator Exam
When: March 5, 2015Where: Stroudsburg, PA