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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
Garden centers are currently stocking hardy bulbs, tantalizing gardeners with the prospect of spring color and fragrance. However, with a little advance planning and some knowledge of indoor forcing, it is possible to enjoy a patch of spring beauty even when midwinter is at its bleakest.
Forage management in the fall can have a big impact on the success of your pastures next spring.
William Kleiner, interim associate director of Penn State Extension since July 2012, has been named to the post on a standing basis, effective Oct. 1. Kleiner will provide organizational and operational leadership in support of the strategic objectives of Penn State Extension and will be a key member of the College of Agricultural Sciences administrative group.
According to the Maryland Jockey Club, twenty-seven horses at the Bowie Training Center have been isolated after a filly became sick and had to be euthanized in mid-September.
Autumn's quick approach and with cooler weather ideal conditions are present for inspecting a pasture which should reveal important information for the farm manager.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is continuing to move more swiftly and consistently to take enforcement action in response to animal welfare violations.
Hikers, bikers, horseback riders and many other nature enthusiasts pack as much time as possible enjoying the appealing autumn countryside, before the transformation occurs to a colder and bleaker wonderland.
Iowa State Ag Economist Michael Duffy describes important factors to consider if you are getting started in farming by inheriting the farm.
The Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB), an exotic pest that has become an unwelcome winter guest in homes across Pennsylvania and many surrounding states.
Pollinators are responsible for 1 out of every 3 bites of food we eat. Without pollinators our lives would be dreary at best, and impossible to sustain at worst.