Agricultural businesses and pesticide applicators in 15 counties can dispose of unwanted pesticides safely and easily in 2017 through the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s CHEMSWEEP program.
Making sense of diet recommendations in the news media can be frustrating and confusing. Getting to the science base behind the message is important.
As the holiday season approaches, millions of Americans will be prepping, cooking, eating and cleaning up holiday feasts. With all the hustle and bustle that surround these events, sometimes food safety can take a back seat.
As you are getting ready to go hunting, there are three things about caring for and preserving game meat that should be stressed.
Cage free, non-GMO, natural, fresh, antibiotic free, range free, organic - oh my! What does it all mean when it comes to purchasing your Thanksgiving turkey?
There is a chill in the air and that can mean just one thing- it's soup season! From family favorites like Minestrone to new classics such as butternut squash there is a soup you and your family can enjoy this time of year.
Dairy foods are a great source of beneficial vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. When it comes to fat in these foods, there are a variety of levels to choose. The question is what is the best option for me?
Tea is the second most consumed beverage in the world! But how many of us know what goes into making that soothing cup of tea or the antioxidants that are in it! Brew yourself a cup of hot tea as you read more about this popular drink!
Penn State Extension is pleased to announce that it will be extending the Dining with Diabetes to residents of Cameron, Clarion, Crawford, Green, Indiana, McKean, Potter, and Venango Counties.
Penn State Extension Water Resource Team Members, Bryan Swistock and Jim Clark, offered a Pond Management Workshop on Thursday evening July 30, in Reynoldsville, PA, in Jefferson County. Thirty pond owners turned out for the presentation and many brought algae samples for identification.
PA CleanWays of McKean County, an affiliate of Keep PA Beautiful, sponsored a tire recycling event in Smethport, PA, on Saturday, July 25th, 2015. The group successfully removed 2,000 tires from the McKean County landscape.
Youth enjoyed trying new fruits and vegetables, physical activities, and setting up a business to cultivate their entrepreneurial skills.
Penn State Extension Water Resources Educator, Jim Clark, offered a Home Water and Septic System Management Workshop at the Jefferson County Conservation District Office on Wednesday, June 17, 2015, in Brookville, PA
Forty participants gathered Ken Comstock's trout pond to hear about various pond topics from aquatic weed control to fixing leaking ponds. Jim Clark also talked about harmful algal blooms.
Hundreds of McKean County Residents took advantage of this years electronic recycling event.
On May 27th and 28th , 25 students (grades 5 – 8) and adults attended educational programs at the Donald J. Comes Learning Center.
Penn State Extension Water Resources Educator, Jim Clark, taught a session on aquatic invasive species to over 100 elementary school students in McKean County on Tuesday, May 19th, at Wildcat Park near Kane, PA.
Have you been wondering how to join a 4-H club and worried about time restrictions? Are you interested in developing your leadership skills from the comfort of your own home? Would you like to improve your computer skills? If you answered any of these questions with a YES, then the On-line 4-H Teen Leadership Club might be for you!
By the end of 2015, this roadside spring in Fox Township, Elk County, may be the most talked about spring in the state of Pennsylvania. On September 3, 2014, the Township Supervisors of Fox Township voted unanimously to cooperate with Penn State Law Students, under the direction of Ross Pifer, Director of the Rural Economic Development Clinic, to examine the legal issues for the municipality concerning the spring.
Penn State Extension Water Resource Educators Jim Clark and Amy Galford led a pond management workshop for 38 undergraduate students from 11 different states on Saturday, March 29, 2014 in Spring Mills, PA.