A new website developed by Penn State Extension specialists is designed to be a one-stop resource for those seeking information on the Health Insurance Marketplace, which was created under the federal Affordable Care Act. The Health Insurance Marketplace is a unique opportunity for small businesses, previously uninsured consumers, and others to shop for health insurance and compare plans at one location.
Most desirable plants have a difficult time growing in compacted soil, which is why gardeners are typically encouraged to plant flowers and vegetables in well-tilled soil with plenty of organic matter.
The importance of human intake of water cannot be underestimated in terms of health and safety!
Many times things get put down our drains or flushed down our toilets that shouldn’t be because they can harm our septic systems or sewage treatment plants and ultimately our water quality and health. But what do you do with something like unused medication?
Now that the garden season is winding down, it is a good time to look back over the past growing season to see what went well and what needs to change for next year.
Kelly Ivors, Associate Professor and Extension Plant Pathologist at NCSU, provides an excellent summary of her boxwood blight spray trial work.
Cutleaf smooth sumac is a great plant for naturalizing an area.
Home-Based Caregiver Orientation.
The lily leaf beetle, Lilioceris lilii, was recently identified in Pennsylvania.
Safety Reminders about Harvesting Corn
Farm Credit's Amanda Ramer explains how to find an ag lender and what they look for.
Local leaders in communities with vibrant local economies and commercial districts work together to improve the economic situation of local residents and businesses and enhance their community’s quality of life.
Tragedy averted…this time. Accident highlights risks of toxic gasses on farms.
One of the most important ways that child care professionals can support children is to understand what kinds of circumstances are most stressful for them - the vulnerability points.
A slow increase in warmth and humidity is expected until Sunday when a weakening cold front is likely to cross the state. Until then, expect nothing more than an odd shower or a touch of drizzle.
Consider these things when deciding to take an alfalfa harvest during the “critical period”.
As we fixate more and more on the current price of our fall harvested grains, let’s also think a little about some related farm marketing decisions.
Even many of those perpetual wet spots have dried up, opening an opportunity to alleviate soil compaction using sub-soilers.
Another quick review as no-till wheat and other seedings commence.
Welcome to Chris Houser and Eli Snyder. New Field and Forage Crop Extension Educators add more coverage for the central part of Pennsylvania