Common teasel is very apparent right now, particularly along roadsides, but it can also be found occasionally in pastures and along field edges.
Here are some tips to make sure your grilled goodies don't make your guests sick with a foodborne illness.
Were you ever enticed by a new diet fad? Ever heard a new trendy nutrition term and wondered what it meant? Every year, new food and nutrition trends sweep our nation from fad diets to super foods. What are some current trends, what’s their terminology, and what’s driving their popularity?
Many of us have experienced constipation at some point in our lives.
It’s a fast paced world, and eating healthy is sometimes at the back of the pack! For those with less time for food preparation, try pairing foods from at least two food groups for a healthy snack.
Remember when your parents advised you to eat carrots for healthy eyesight? New advances in eye health are singling out a color other than orange. Green is the new hue for optimal eye health – and, for many of us, “It’s not easy being green!” in the words of Kermit the Frog.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is requiring new information on hazardous chemical labels beginning in 2015.
Hot dry weather has been favorable for mite outbreaks. Generation turnover increases dramatically.
Going greener… does that mean more green for me to spend or that I am saving the planet? I think you will find that the suggestions in this article will help put more green back into your wallet, and help our wonderful planet at the same time.
Sometimes directions for pressure canning say to process a food at 10 pounds pressure for a given time. These directions are either very old or written for a weighted gauge pressure canner.
Fires in rural areas, especially those occurring on farms, create a unique set of problems.
It’s summer break time for most kids, and this means that younger children will be around the farm and home more. And of course, kids will be kids.
Whether you use a public water supplier or have a private drinking water well, the water that you drink has to come from somewhere before it gets to you!
EPA has released a series of six fact sheets on incorporating green infrastructure measures into National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System wet weather programs. The series builds upon existing EPA authority, guidance and agreements to describe how EPA and state permitting and enforcement professionals can work with permittees to include green infrastructure measures as part of control programs. The six fact sheets and four supplements address stormwater permits, total maximum daily loads, combined sewer overflow long-term control plans, and enforcement actions.
Official maps can identify both existing and proposed uses such as streets, watercourses, parks, open space, pedestrian ways including trails, flood plains and control basins, and other public lands and facilities that would be of value to the community.
Continuing our discussion about online and social media tools, this article presents responses pertaining to social media and web-based tools that might be good fits for direct marketers.
A Natural Gas Utilization workshop was held in State College the end of June. The workshop focused on three areas where expanded gas use opportunities exist: industrial, power generation, and transportation and fuels. This is the first of a three part series, highlighting these opportunities. Part one looks at Industrial uses of natural gas opportunities for the shale gas.
The principle causes of spoilage in home food preservation are microorganisms and enzymes.