Lackawanna County News
October 22, 2014Whole grains add much value to our body’s health. They add minerals, vitamins, fiber and keep us feeling full.
Eat Nuts For Good Health
October 18, 2014Thursday is National Nut Day, so it’s the perfect time to talk about the health benefits of tree nuts. Nuts not only taste great, but they are loaded with nutrition...
October 18, 2014Fall is back to school time. Keep your child and yourself healthy this school year by keeping your immune system strong.
Penn State Extension News
From Williamsport to K.C.: World Series are nothing new for turfgrass student
October 21, 2014When TV coverage of the World Series begins tonight (Oct. 21), the first thing most viewers will notice is the immense crown cut into the centerfield grass of the Kansas City Royals' Kauffman Stadium. What they won't see is that there was a little bit of Penn State skill used in crafting that image, thanks to a member of the Royals grounds crew.
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.
Upcoming Regional Events
Backyard Poultry Short Course
When: October 25, 2014Where: Hawley, PA
Celebrating the Elk in Story and Song
When: October 25, 2014Where: Tafton, PA
Penn State Master Gardeners of Pike County at Milford Farmers Market
Event CanceledWhen: October 26, 2014Where: Milford, PA
Better Kid Care: Bullies be Gone
When: October 27, 2014Where: Milford, PA
Farm Bill Margin Protection Program - Dairy Information Session
When: October 28, 2014Where: Montrose, PA