The Pennsylvania NRCS office has developed an outstanding compilation of conservation guidance that is a crossroad between all that is conservation planning assistance – and that which is regulatory in PA for working lands.
A recent article in USA Today talks about “In-law units” and how they help homeowners pay bills and care for relatives.
The University of South Alabama and the Via Health, Fitness and Enrichment Center have established the new Center for Generational Studies with the primary goal of improving the quality of life for Gulf Coast residents across the lifespan. Dr. Roma Hanks, director of programs in gerontology and chair of the department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work, will serve as the academic/research director of the Center.
Good healthy soil should have at least an 3% organic matter (OM).
The tuberous root differs from other root structures by the nutrient reserves being stored in an actual root instead of an enlarged stem.
Black Walnut, Juglans nigra, is an important tree species in the eastern United States. In July of this year, Thousand Cankers Disease (TCD) was detected in Pennsylvania for the first time.
Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) is a small vinegar fly that is damaging tree fruit and berry crops in the eastern United States.
Dahlias are considered tender perennials and as such they need to be protected from the winter cold.
Potatoes grown for winter use should be harvested after the vines have died and the crop is mature.
If you have gone to a farm to pick out a pumpkin for your fall decorations you have probably seen gourds as well.
Mid-way through the summer many gardeners and farmers were seeing their celery curl and look misshapen.
Fall is a great time to plant trees as well as other plants. However, choose plants wisely that will be growing near sidewalks, driveways and parking lots.
January 20-22, 2012 will be the weekend for Leadership Development in Pennsylvania.
How SUCCESSFUL were you? Did you say THANKS? How did you do at the Fair?
ENORMOUS THANK YOU
I would like to take this small opportunity to thank all the 4-H Leaders in our county for your help and support in providing a quality program for 1200 youth enrolled in the 4-H program in Clarion County.
This is a final reminder that awards forms are due September 30, for the 2011 Awards Program.
The fall 2011 4-H Paper Clover Campaign will take place Wednesday, September 21, through Sunday, October 2, ending at the start of National 4-H Week.