Lackawanna County

Lackawanna County News

Penn State Lackawanna County Master Gardener Cathy Corkill presented the Poison Prevention Program to Ms. Raymer, Ms. Midura and Ms. Brigido First Grade Classrooms
Poison Prevention Program in Lackawanna County reaches 845 First Grade Students
May 31, 2017
Penn State Master Gardeners in Lackawanna County recently delivered the Poison Prevention Program to 41 classrooms, reaching more than 845 first grade students.
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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.
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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!

Penn State Extension News

Kulcsar tapped to lead Department of Ag Economics, Sociology, and Education
June 14, 2017
Laszlo Kulcsar, professor of sociology and head of the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work at Kansas State University, will join Penn State as head of the Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education, effective Aug. 1.
Scientists to study how soil health is influenced by pest-management tactics
June 14, 2017
An entomologist in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to study and compare how various pest-management regimes affect the health of soils. John Tooker, associate professor of entomology, will lead the project, which is titled "Exploring Soil Health and Pest Management Trade Offs to Maximize Crop Productivity."
Penn State Extension educators develop plan to educate plain sect on food safety
June 13, 2017
Penn State Extension educators have developed food-safety training programs to accommodate the cultural norms of plain sect — Amish and Mennonite — farmers.

Upcoming Regional Events

Home Food Preservation–Boiling Water Bath Canning Basics
When: June 24, 2017
Where: Montrose, PA
Home Food Preservation: Boiling Water Bath Canning Basics
When: June 24, 2017
Where: Montrose, PA
Home Food Preservation–Boiling Water Bath Canning Basics
When: June 24, 2017
Where: Montrose, PA
Nutrition Links: Plan- Know What's for Dinner
When: June 26, 2017
Where: Stroudsburg, PA
Nutrition Links: Intro to Nutrition Links / MyPlate
When: June 27, 2017
Where: Tannersville, PA