This month's highlight is Research and Resilience: The need to know more. Each month, Support for Military-Connected Families features research-based information to support and increase the quality of caring for children from military-connected families.
Stay connected and current with updates, events, developments, and new resources in early care and education!
Recent hire Andrea Tholen featured in Progressive Dairyman Magazine
Busy parents... do you wish your kitchen was more organized? easy to navigate? conducive to preparing healthy and delicious meals? Are the chores of putting away the groceries and locating meal ingredients the ones you most dread? If so, perhaps it’s time for a kitchen makeover to make your kitchen a “control central” for pulling together healthy meals in a snap!
With the school year in full swing, it is a good time to think about healthy snacks for hungry children returning home after school or those taking part in after school activities, such as sports, marching band, drama and other activities requiring long hours.
Did you know that January is National Soup Month? What’s better on a cold winter day than a steaming bowl of your favorite soup? Soup can be a welcome change of pace after the rich high calorie foods we have during the holidays. Not only a nutritious boost, soups can help ease the budget as many soup recipes use little meat, and/or inexpensive dried beans as a protein source.
Two years ago heavy snows caused millions of dollars in losses for nursery producers. The losses could have been minimized, or even completely recovered, if those nursery producers had invested in crop insurance coverage.
The American Forest Foundation (AFF) has a good summary of the income and estate tax and Farm Bill related cost share program implications.
Shared spaces and activities help us to forge bonds with each other. They build social capital.
Did you know that milk is made up of 87% water?
The Orchard Spray Spreadsheet has been updated for the upcoming 2013 season. Overall the spreadsheet is still the same with easy drop down menus and most commonly used sprays for record keeping convenience, however a few new features have been added.
For most people living in rural areas, collection, treatment, and disposal of sewage must be accomplished on site. Here are some tips to prevent problems with your system.
What is the Christmas tree as it pertains to a natural gas well?
Evergreens serve as the backbone to a landscape, especially in the winter when most colors are absent. But it is aesthetically pleasing when there is something that stands out against the constant presence of green.
Tis the season to have many more items on the “to do” list then we possibly can ever accomplish. We may find ourselves rushing to shop for and visit family and friends. Unfortunately, when we are in a rush, we inevitably making poor food choices.
Shepherd’s purse is a winter annual plant that often shows up in areas that are not mulched, or at the edges of maintained property.
The Delaware River Basin Commission this week released its Annual Report highlighting its accomplishments and challenges from 2011 and celebrating the Commission’s 50th Anniversary.
Emerald ash borer found in nine Pennsylvania counties for 2012.
This conifer sports long silvery buds that are held in dramatic contrast to the dark green needles, creating interest through the winter.
This issue of the Ideas for Intergenerational Living newsletter is the first with our new format. We have moved away from creating newsletters as large pdf file attachments and depositing them to a web-based archive of old newsletters.