Child Assessment: An Introduction; Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP): An Introduction; Curriculum Development: An Introduction.
With the growing season at its peak, it's hard to believe that the "down" season is just a couple months away. Use that slow season wisely to continue your farming education with a selection of 12 online courses. Registration is open now and some courses fill quickly, so be sure to check them out soon!
The Adams County 4-H 5K Fitness Club is off to a running start! Over 15 Adams County young people and 10 parents meet weekly to get moving. Under the direction of Tanya Lamo, these young athletes are setting goals, meeting them and getting fit! Each week on Saturdays, the 4-H members and their parents meet at the Gettysburg High School track, talk about goal setting, running equipment, pace, proper exercise habits, and then begin moving.
According to new data released by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), senior volunteering is at a 10-year high -- one in three volunteers is an older adult over 55. These men and women tap a lifetime of experience to help those in greatest need. More than 20 million senior volunteers gave nearly 3 billion hours of service, at a value of $67 billion.
The U.S. Department of Labor Employee Benefits Security Administration, in cooperation with the Social Security Administration, and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, recently launched an online retirement toolkit to help workers identify key issues related to retirement planning.
Flashlight Press, an independent publisher of award-winning picture books, has recently published several books on the grandparent-grandchild relationship. These books tackle issues of aging, memory, and the intergenerational bond.
Game reviews by Laurie Schacht (The Toy Insider) and published on grandparents.com.
Our society is learning that the young brain is developing at a rapid pace. Much of the brain’s function is already developed by the age of 3. From birth, social and emotional experiences shape how an individual handles life.
Whether you picked a basket of tomatoes from your own garden or purchased a peck of cucumbers from your favorite farm stand, you can continue to enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables throughout the year by properly preserving them.
Cucumbers are plentiful either at the local farmer's market or maybe growing in your back yard! Pickles are easy to make and can be made even without a lot of equipment.
The Better Kid Care Nurturing Learning series presents ideas for adults who want to provide enriching learning experiences for children from one through four years old.
Today, many non farm residents are interested in raising backyard chickens in urban and suburban settings for a variety of reasons including having fresh eggs to eat, a hobby or teaching their kids the responsibility of caring for an animal.
Corn earworm flights continue, and in some areas fall armyworm is now common.
The prospects for widespread soaking rains are not promising over the next two weeks.
Assess soybean growth stages this time of year to help determine the impacts of late season disease, insect and drought stress.
Although not without problems, here is a simple procedure to follow to help determine potential soybean yield prior to harvest.
As corn growers anxiously await their 2013 corn crop for fall harvest as grain or silage, the kernel count method is a quick yield estimate tool that can be used.
Here are some factors to consider to help ensure quality when considering replanting saved small grain seed.
Scout your hay and pasture ground, fence rows and other noncropland now to help plan for some weed management this fall
Soybean aphids are present in Pennsylvania and quite common in some soybean fields