Luzerne County News
October 22, 2014Whole grains add much value to our body’s health. They add minerals, vitamins, fiber and keep us feeling full.
October 18, 2014Fall is back to school time. Keep your child and yourself healthy this school year by keeping your immune system strong.
October 14, 2014Bills have a way of always going up, and very rarely coming down. Food bills fluctuate according to the number of trips to the grocery store and number of times eating out. Luckily, food bills can go down if you are willing to stick to a budget.
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
Nutrition Links: Introduction to Nutrition Links: My Plate
When: November 24, 2014Where: Jim Thorpe, PA
Nutrition Links: Plan: Know What's for Dinner and Shop: Shop for Value, Check the Facts
When: November 25, 2014Where: Tannersville, PA
Mock Farm Food Safety Audit Training in Schuylkill County
When: November 25, 2014Where: Hegins, PA
Nutrition Links: Fix it Safe/Shop for Value, Check the Facts
When: November 25, 2014Where: Benton, PA
Nutrition Links: Shop for Value, Check the Facts
When: November 25, 2014Where: Brodheadsville, PA