Montgomery County News
Video highlights modern food production and technology
October 8, 2014The International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation is dedicated to effectively communicating science-based information on health, nutrition and food safety for the public good.
August 15, 2014One of the highlights of the annual Montgomery County 4-H Fair is the celebrity competition that takes place on the last day of the fair.
August 14, 2014Never tried canning? There’s no better time to start.
Penn State Extension News
From Williamsport to K.C.: World Series are nothing new for turfgrass student
October 21, 2014When TV coverage of the World Series begins tonight (Oct. 21), the first thing most viewers will notice is the immense crown cut into the centerfield grass of the Kansas City Royals' Kauffman Stadium. What they won't see is that there was a little bit of Penn State skill used in crafting that image, thanks to a member of the Royals grounds crew.
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.
Upcoming Regional Events
When: October 22, 2014Where: Allentown, PA
Dining with Diabetes
When: October 22, 2014Where: West Chester, PA
Nutrition Links: Shop for Value, Check the Facts
When: October 22, 2014Where: Coatesville, PA
Making Sense of Natural Gas Pipelines and Right-of-Way Agreements
When: October 22, 2014Where: Hegins Fire Company, 720 E. Chestnut St., Hegins PA 17398
Scaling Up: Increasing Profits by Increasing Efficiencies, Product Quality and Safety and Adding Farm to Institution Sales
When: October 23, 2014Where: Allentown, PA