Mercer County News
Dining with Diabetes
June 17, 2013Dining with Diabetes is a program for adults with diabetes and their families that will increase knowledge of healthy food choices and diabetes management.
Planning for Canning
June 7, 2013It’s time to plan ahead for home canning. Proper equipment in good condition is required for safe, high quality home canned food.
Utica Shale Program Offered by Penn State Extension
June 4, 2013Penn State Cooperative Extension will present a program, “Utica Shale – What We Know Now That We Didn’t Know Then” Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at the Penn State Extension Office-Mercer County, 463 North Perry Highway, Mercer, PA 16137. The program will be offered from 6:30 to 8:00 PM.
Penn State Extension News
Study suggests dairy herd water quality linked to milk production
May 22, 2013A recently completed study of water supplies on Pennsylvania dairy farms found that about a quarter of those tested had at least one water-quality issue. And average milk production for these farms was about 10 percent lower than farms with good water quality.
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.