Penn State University operates a state-accredited water testing laboratory at the Agricultural Analytical Services Laboratory at University Park, PA. The lab provides a number of water testing packages for homeowners through kits that are available at Penn State Cooperative Extension county offices or from the lab directly
An interactive documentary project designed to promote awareness of the role that green infrastructure can play in creating a sustainable water future. Water Blues Green Solutions tells stories from across the country of communities that are adopting new ways of thinking about how to protect, restore, and preserve our rivers and sources of drinking water.
Recent Research from the International Council of Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education (ICHRIE) Penn State regarding total revenue impact of the drilling activity
Until the 1930’s folks in the United States snubbed garlic as being working class or too ethnic...
The Department of Environmental Protection Wednesday urged Pennsylvania students, ages nine to 14, to enter a national radon poster contest designed to help raise awareness about the dangers of radon. The deadline to enter is October 31.
In today's world of instant access to many types and variations of information, we need to carefully consider its use, relevancy and application.
Got mice? Fall is fast approaching and winter is close behind. It's the time of year when furry little creatures, such as mice, are looking for a warm place to eat and sleep. Don't let them get cozy in your facility! Use integrated pest management (IPM) practices to address mice problems in less risky, more effective ways.
This webinar will discuss practical efforts that sellers and buyers do to protect their interests in an effort to avoid disputes (and lawsuits) when buying or selling horses.
According to studies conducted by Dr. Jeffrey Perlman, when a premature baby hears a lullaby, its heart rate slows and breathing steadies.
The PA Environmental Council Friday urged members of the Pennsylvania Senate to pass House Bill 343 (Miller-R-York) designed to help protect rural water supplies by requiring the adoption of construction and decommissioning standards for private water wells.
A return to more fall-like weather will be here this weekend
Hybrid rye shows promise in Pennsylvania and New York trials
There may be a benefit from a little extra nitrogen this fall
The "up side" of dry soil
Develop a plan, get the kits and get it done
Take a look at your alternative herbicide options for this weed.
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Cucurbit scab can cause a dramatic decrease in fruit quality of various cucurbit crops, including summer and winter squash, pumpkin, melon, and watermelon.