Mercer County News
Cooking for Crowds: A Volunteer’s Guide to Safe Food Handling
April 9, 2013Church dinners, fire company barbecues, school booster club hoagie sales, club bake sales.. . . To assure that you know the safe food handling practices that will keep your food fundraisers safe, you are invited to attend Cooking for Crowds: A Volunteer’s Guide to Safe Food Handling.
Dining with Diabetes
March 19, 2013Dining with Diabetes is a program for adults with diabetes and their families that will increase knowledge of healthy food choices and diabetes management.
Penn State Extension News
Webinar to examine effect of shale-gas development on rural roads
May 10, 2013The impact that natural-gas development in deep shale formations has on rural Pennsylvania roads will be the focus of a free, Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.
Online beekeeping course receives international recognition
May 9, 2013A Web-based Penn State Extension course designed to help beginning and experienced beekeepers gain the knowledge they need to be successful has been recognized for online excellence. Beekeeping 101 was named an official honoree in the 2013 Webby Awards. The course was one of 11 honorees in the Education category.
Mysterious insect to emerge in parts of Pennsylvania
May 8, 2013One of the world's most mysterious insects is about to invade the skies over wooded areas in eastern Pennsylvania and other states, but an expert in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences says it's not a cause for alarm. Residents of 17 Pennsylvania counties soon will see an emergence of periodical cicadas, commonly but mistakenly called 17-year locusts.