Those interested in becoming a new Master Well Owner volunteer can now be trained through a new online module!
‘Discovery Watersheds’ are small watersheds in which resources are targeted to enhance conservation efforts and ultimately solve problems related to agricultural nonpoint pollution.
A study of calf milk pasteurization on six farms in central Pennsylvania.
Data regarding antibiotics in dairy products and meat has been monitored and of concern for many years, but recently government agencies, medical personnel, and consumers have place much more interest in this public health issue.
Field surveys show that more than 50% of cows will experience one or more metabolic or infectious disease process following calving.
Manure nutrients, a valuable commodity in the past, are becoming an unwanted pollutant. The primary concern is with nitrogen and phosphorus which, through run-off and leaching of manure-amended soils, find their ways into ground and surface water.
High milk quality is a product of management and not treatment.
Several State Departments of Agriculture have issued letters stating that any horse shipping to a racetrack and/or training facilities in the state must have a certificate showing it is negative for equine piroplasmosis.
University Park, Pa. -- A new law recently adopted by the state Legislature will have some immediate and important impacts on eating establishments in Pennsylvania, according to a food-safety expert in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.
Your woods are full of traditional and, perhaps, not so traditional plants that can bring a festive air to your home at no cost.
Opportunities available for businesses in the Marcellus shale can be found with some work. Here are some suggestions for exploring those opportunities.
A brand new 4-H project book, Riparian BUFFers - Making Our Riparian Areas Strong is now available from Penn State Cooperative Extension and the Pennsylvania 4-H Program.
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.
Equine piroplasmosis and Potomac horse fever.
In order to produce a truly sweet onion, a number of factors must be considered. The process begins with the selection of a variety that possesses suitable genetic characteristics. Variety is the main factor in determining pungency in onion cultivars.
A few new pesticides have become available for use since The 2010 Mid-Atlantic Berry Guide went to print.
On November 17 and 18, bioenergy experts and business people from throughout the region gathered in Greensburg PA for the Penn State Bioamss CHP Systems Short Course.
The Department of Environmental Protection published Riparian Forest Buffer Guidance as final in the Pennsylvania Bulletin on November 27, 2010.
Precision feeding of dairy cows is a great way to address water quality concerns in local waterways and the Chesapeake Bay. So what is precision feeding? It is feeding dairy cows to most precisely meet their nutrient requirements based on their level of production.