Which consumer product contains 7,000 chemicals, many of which are poisonous, and at least 50 are known to cause cancer? If you guessed cigarettes, you are correct!
Pennsylvania announces funding opportunities for the Advantage Grant program and the CFA solar program
It now includes some 4-H shooting sports items and remember too that there are just 147 shopping days until Christmas.
Over 200 projects were entered for exhibition at the Chester County 4-H Fair, August 8, 2011 through August 13, 2011. Judging was completed on Monday, August 8th, 2011. This year’s submission featured several projects in sewing, artwork, pet care, woodworking, horticulture, club displays, and project record books for horses and livestock.
The Third Street Gallery in New Cumberland and Penn State Cooperative Extension will be teaming up to offer the StrongWomen Program this fall.
Smoking kills more people than alcohol, AIDS, car crashes, illegal drugs, murders and suicides combined—and thousands more die from other tobacco-related causes—such as fires caused by smoking (more than 1,000 deaths/year nationwide) and smokeless tobacco use. Children are particularly vulnerable to the poisons in secondhand smoke.
This year, professional turfgrass managers from Iowa to New Jersey experienced damage to certain tree species (primarily Norway spruce and white pine) following spring applications of a new herbicide called Imprelis.
Margaret Brittingham, Penn State Wildlife Resource professor will discuss research on Marcellus activity and wildlife
Join us for the annual Charity Golf Tournament on Friday August 17, 2012 at Shade Mountain Golf Course, Middleburg.
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. This is part one of a two-part series. Part one: Clean Water and Manure Management
Come the dog days of August, the vegetable garden may resemble a bedraggled mutt. The lettuce bolted weeks ago, the peas are finished, the potatoes are dying down, and the weeds may be flourishing like fleas on a dog. Your gardening spirit may be equally flagging; what’s a gardener to do?
Now Professional Development Anytime for Child Caregivers
Have you ever been told that your favorite homemade bread, or salsa, is “good enough to sell?” Do you have additional fruit or vegetables from your farm or home garden that you would like to make into a commercial product?
The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) has officially confirmed TCD in Bucks County Pennsylvania.
A synopsis on the settlement
Nearly ninety 4-H members from seventeen local 4-H clubs in Crawford County participated in the 2011 4-H Project Review held August 9, at Saint Mary Parish Center in Meadville. The 4-H members participating completed over 250 different individual projects, including clothing and textiles, foods and nutrition, hobbies, plant science, consumerism, shooting sports, nature, craft and self-determined projects. Youth with projects involving animals hold their project reviews at the Fairgrounds, at other scheduled events or during the Crawford County Fair.
Running a business is often challenging. Running a business that depends heavily on the weather can add to this challenge. Later, if we do get time to actually spend a significant amount of management effort on analyzing how our year went – we are much better equipped to make informed and meaningful decisions if we have taken a few moments now to think, analyze and record “how’s it going this season?”
Pasturing horses is the most economical and easiest way to feed. The most difficult thing about pasturing horses is their grazing behavior. Horses have two grazing habits that can make pasture management difficult. They are highly selective grazers, choosing some grasses or areas to graze heavily while avoiding others. They are close grazers, leaving very little of the grass above the soil surface.
A listing of common trees that maybe potentially hazardous to horses.
Prevent the possible spread of health risks like EHV by following the biosecurity measures listed in the article.