Lehigh County News
January 14, 2014A video interview of youth perspectives on PROSPER programs.
January 6, 2014How do we motivate limited resource youth to make healthy food choices and increase physical activity? Penn State Nutrition Links Nutrition Education Adviser, Eileen Johanssen, has been hanging out with the third graders in Thomas Jefferson Elementary School in Bethlehem, Northampton County helping to answer that question!
January 3, 2014The barriers impeding resource stressed families from attending Nutrition Links nutrition education programs include family responsibilities, transportation issues, and work schedules.
Penn State Extension News
March 19 land-use webinar to highlight information sources for community leaders
March 7, 2014A Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension will focus on sources of information that can be used by community leaders to help make land-use decisions.
Online tutorial illustrates shale-gas drilling equipment and practices
February 28, 2014You've seen the strange-looking trucks on the road these past few years. Maybe you've watched truck after truck head to a new shale-gas drill site in your area. But just what do they do with all that equipment? A new online presentation from Penn State Extension answers that question.
Firth Family Trustee Scholarship will assist Ag Sciences students
February 20, 2014A new scholarship created by an alumnus of Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences and his wife will benefit students in the college with demonstrated financial need. Les and Elaine Firth, of Mercer, established the Firth Family Trustee Scholarship, with first preference going to students from the northwestern Pennsylvania counties of Crawford, Erie, Mercer and Warren.
Upcoming Regional Events
PMPEI Course in Community Planning
When: March 5-20, 2014Where: Colmar, PA
Better Kid Care:Using Your Assessments to Plan Your Curriculum
When: March 11, 2014Where: King Of Prussia, PA
Lehigh Valley Grain Marketing Club
When: March 11, 2014Where: Allentown, PA
Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14: L.B Morris Elementary School
When: March 12, 2014Where: Jim Thorpe, PA
Exploring the Small Farm Dream
When: March 12, 2014Where: Allentown, PA