Time to make those last minute decisions on this year’s crop and consider marketing your 2014 grain crops.
Latest information on cover crops and new technologies like the Penn State cover crop interseeder and applicator.
Make the most of your county’s Penn State Extension Office, from help with soil tests to participating in on-farm research.
The best agricultural safety videos are one click away on the new YouTube channel, “U.S. Agricultural Safety and Health Centers”
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The flaring off of gas from wells has been a part of oil and gas production and processing throughout the world. Learn more about this process
Navigating the world of dietary supplements can be a confusing and disheartening experience. The Office of Dietary Supplements has some tools that can be helpful in sorting out the facts.
Does chicken sold at farmers’ markets pose a higher risk of harboring pathogens such as Salmonella and Campylobacter, as compared to USDA-inspected chicken sold at supermarkets?
It should come as no surprise that one of the most difficult experiences that military families regularly face is the separation of deployment. What may be surprising, though, is that the months leading up to deployment can be difficult for families, too.
Our society is learning that the young brain develops at a rapid pace. Much of the brain's function is already developed by the age of three. From birth, social and emotional experiences shape how an individual handles life.
Gun violence this fall at schools and colleges across the nation helps keep a contemporary legend alive. One version of the legend tells of a church receptionist working in a high risk area who kept a can of wasp spray on her desk for self defense. The legend, usually spread by email, suggests wasp spray draws less attention than a can of pepper spray and is effective against violence.
Phytophthora blight continues to be a major challenge to growers in 2013. An on-farm trial was conducted to see if fungicides can effectively manage Phytophthora capsici in fields known to be infected.
The Penn State Turfgrass Science Program and PA Turf Council have jointly developed a new magazine called Pennsylvania Turfgrass.
Hand washing. It sounds so simple. You probably wash your hands multiple times a day. But are you doing it in a way that can truly reduce the spread of infectious diseases?
A project spearheaded by scientists in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences and Uganda's Makarere University is helping African youths establish businesses and generate income. And these young people, in turn, are providing services that can help farmers improve dairy nutrition and increase milk production.
It’s time to plant garlic. If you have not grown garlic, I highly recommend it. It may be one of the easiest of all crops to grow...
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Utilities Service (RUS) have developed two important tools targeted to rural and small water and wastewater systems: the Rural and Small Systems Guidebook to Sustainable Utility Management, and the Workshop in a Box. Both draw heavily from the results of four pilot workshops with managers of rural and small systems co-sponsored by EPA and USDA.
In the United States, over 24 million acres of lawn surround our homes. As suburban development continues to spread into open and forested land alike, we lose more and more of our native vegetation and wildlife habitat.
The Energy Information Administration released a report looking at the lower 2012 carbon dioxide emissions and what attributed to it.