There are many benefits to set aside time for family fun nights: Having fun together connects family members (bonding, building relationships and communication), teaches valuable life skills (following directions, taking turns and good sportsmanship), creates healthy habits (good brain and/or physical exercise) and builds a lifetime of good feelings and positive memories.
Volunteers helped cut and plant live stakes that will help reduce erosion along the Little Conewago Creek.
Since 2008, Mexico has been importing more natural gas and decreasing gas production. The US has been a close country to import from, and not in LNG form.
According to the PA Emergency Management Agency, PA is the most flood-prone state in the country. Be prepared. Know what resources are available for assistance before disaster strikes.
The clover plant itself is not toxic. The toxin, slaframine, is produced by the Rhizoctonia fungus which grows on clovers and alfalfa during periods of stress (high humidity, drought, and continuous grazing).
After several years of taking budget cuts, agriculture in Pennsylvania got a dose of good news in the latest state budget.
Many livestock exhibitors no longer need to provide a Veterinarian-Client-Patient Relationship form to exhibit their animals at Pennsylvania fairs or other livestock shows.
There are not accurate figures documenting how many unwanted horses actually exist, their age and sex, the breeds represented, how many are purebred versus grade, their most recent use, their value or what happens to them in the long run.
Proper pasture management leads to high quality, productive pastures that can supply excellent nutrition for your horse.
Safety must be addressed when training a horse in a horse ring or confined area.
Forage is a very important part of a horse’s diet.
The principal cause of most stem girdling root problems in landscapes can be linked to planting depth (too deep) and excessive mulching.
You may observe me during this time of the growing season.
Got dead twigs and branches on hardwoods?
Primrose Beauty is a low growing shrub, about 4 feet in height with a spread of 5-6 feet. This makes it an excellent choice for massing together and filling in large areas.
Silver linden is a good shade tree for larger yards and commercial properties, and is a good option when replacing ash trees lost to emerald ash borer.
An analysis of evaluation results from 2012 GAP training in Pennsylvania to be published in the Journal of Food Control. 31(1):73-80.
This article talks about maintaining your drip irrigation system to prevent clogging of emitters and system components.
NSTMOP is a comprehensive program that was originally designed for youth seeking employment and required agricultural safety and health training.
As of July 2, 2013, corn earworm counts are low. But European corn borer counts rose in 6 counties: Bradford, Montgomery, Centre, Lackawanna, Luzern, and Montour counties have counts above threshold for corn borer. Wide spray intervals should be sufficient, or no spray in some areas.