The newly designed and renovated TMR web site went live the end of December and the number of visitors to the site has substantially increased. We hope that are visitors can find the information they are looking for and come back to visit regularly. Thank you!
Urban and suburban development is the fastest growing land use in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. Along with growth comes an increase in impervious surfaces and increased stormwater discharges. Stormwater carries with it nutrients and pollutants from yards, roads, parking lots, roofs – in fact any surface in the watershed that receives rainwater runoff.
This fall, Penn State Cooperative Extension has been working deeply within a local watershed community in the Lower Susquehanna region, helping to craft its vision for the future.
Workshops coming this spring to help pond and lake owners protect and manage their water resources.
Workshops to help private water supply owners manage their drinking water supplies.
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.