Luzerne County News
July 16, 2014Flowering Callery Pear (Pyrus calleryana) known to most by the name Bradford Pear, which was one of the first introduced cultivars of this Asian pear is probably the most over planted landscape tree.
June 4, 2014Summer is the season when vegetables are available. They are popping up at road side stands, farmers markets, maybe even your own backyard. It is a great time of year for enjoying vegetables and to introduce new vegetables to children.
June 4, 2014Many families with different cultures have different eating habits and manners when eating together at the table.
Penn State Extension News
Science, fun merge for youth at Ag Progress Days
July 25, 2014Hands-on activities designed to be fun, interactive and educational will expose young people to a variety of scientific fields at Penn State's Ag Progress Days, Aug. 12-14. Displays will engage young visitors in robotics, animal science and health, wildlife ecology and other topics, according to event organizers.
Safe, healthy households the goal of Ag Progress Days 'Family Room'
July 25, 2014Keeping a family safe, healthy and happy can be a daunting task. But a visit to the Family Room at Penn State's Ag Progress Days, Aug. 12-14, can help make that job a little easier.
Let’s Move! Pennsylvania Conference to address childhood obesity
July 24, 2014Penn State Extension will offer the Let’s Move! Pennsylvania conference from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, at The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel to help families, communities and schools work together in solving the challenge of childhood obesity.
Upcoming Regional Events
Nutrition Links: Fix It Safe/Making Smart Drink Choices
When: July 30, 2014Where: Tannersville, PA
Nutrition Links: Fix It Safe / Making Smart Drink Choices
When: July 31, 2014Where: Jim Thorpe, PA
Nutrition Links: Fix It Safe
When: August 4, 2014Where: Lansford, PA
Nutrition Links: Plan - Know What's for Dinner/Shop, Get the Best for Less
When: August 4, 2014Where: Jim Thorpe, PA
Carbon County Master Gardener's Available to Answer Your Gardening Questions
When: August 5, 2014Where: Jim Thorpe, PA