Luzerne County News
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.
October 13, 2014One of the worst stressors in a cook’s world is looking for an ingredient and finding that you just ran out or someone used the last of it. Sometimes you can substitute ingredients and the dish still tastes good. Other times there are ingredients that you can't find a good substitution for.
Penn State Extension News
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.
Public urged to be on watch for invasive Asian longhorned beetles
August 15, 2014By spotting, collecting and submitting suspected Asian longhorned beetles to experts, Pennsylvanians can help keep the non-native, invasive wood-boring threat to the state’s trees at bay, according to agriculture officials.
Upcoming Regional Events
Farm Bill Margin Protection Program - Dairy Information Session
When: October 20, 2014Where: Jermyn, PA
Nutrition Links: Plan: Know What's for Dinner: Shop for Value, Check the Facts
When: October 20, 2014Where: Jim Thorpe, PA
Eat Healthy Be Active Community Workshop
When: October 20, 2014Where: Freeland, PA
Nutrition Links: Choosing More Fruits and Vegetables/Making Smart Drink Choices
When: October 21, 2014Where: Danville, PA
Nutrition Links: Introduction to Nutrition Links
When: October 21, 2014Where: Brodheadsville, PA