This fall, Penn State Cooperative Extension has been working deeply within a local watershed community in the Lower Susquehanna region, helping to craft its vision for the future.
Workshops coming this spring to help pond and lake owners protect and manage their water resources.
Workshops to help private water supply owners manage their drinking water supplies.
Those interested in becoming a new Master Well Owner volunteer can now be trained through a new online module!
You can now become a MWON volunteer through a new online training module starting in February 2011.
‘Discovery Watersheds’ are small watersheds in which resources are targeted to enhance conservation efforts and ultimately solve problems related to agricultural nonpoint pollution.
A study of calf milk pasteurization on six farms in central Pennsylvania.
Data regarding antibiotics in dairy products and meat has been monitored and of concern for many years, but recently government agencies, medical personnel, and consumers have place much more interest in this public health issue.
Field surveys show that more than 50% of cows will experience one or more metabolic or infectious disease process following calving.
Manure nutrients, a valuable commodity in the past, are becoming an unwanted pollutant. The primary concern is with nitrogen and phosphorus which, through run-off and leaching of manure-amended soils, find their ways into ground and surface water.
High milk quality is a product of management and not treatment.
Several State Departments of Agriculture have issued letters stating that any horse shipping to a racetrack and/or training facilities in the state must have a certificate showing it is negative for equine piroplasmosis.
Your woods are full of traditional and, perhaps, not so traditional plants that can bring a festive air to your home at no cost.
A webinar will be offered December 16 that focuses on the geology and technology that plays an important part in natural gas extraction in the Marcellus shale.
Opportunities available for businesses in the Marcellus shale can be found with some work. Here are some suggestions for exploring those opportunities.
A brand new 4-H project book, Riparian BUFFers - Making Our Riparian Areas Strong is now available from Penn State Cooperative Extension and the Pennsylvania 4-H Program.
Equine piroplasmosis and Potomac horse fever.
Going green on your horse farm is not difficult or expensive. You may already be doing environmentally friendly methods of horse-keeping and just need to make some adjustments.
In order to produce a truly sweet onion, a number of factors must be considered. The process begins with the selection of a variety that possesses suitable genetic characteristics. Variety is the main factor in determining pungency in onion cultivars.