Potter County takes the protection of their public drinking water very seriously. They were the first county in Pennsylvania to have approved source water protection plans for all of the public water supplies in the county.
Crustaceans from the deepest ocean trenches found to contain ten times the level of industrial pollution than the average earthworm, scientists have shown.
What would happen if there was an emergency in the U.S. that caused radioactive material to contaminate drinking water supplies? What steps could your utilities and government take?
The use of unconventional methods (hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling) to extract natural gas from the Marcellus and Utica shales has produced both positive and negative impacts for Pennsylvanian citizens, businesses, communities and governments. (more...)
Penn State Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Yuan Xuan and researchers at Yale University will work together to identify clean-burning biofuels for next-generation internal combustion engines (more...)
Depending on your location, the warm weather over the last few weeks may have pushed some fruit trees along. For disease management, consider applying dormant copper and urea sprays soon.
March is National Nutrition Month and this year the theme is “Put Your Best Fork Forward!”
The Field and Forage Crops Team is currently seeking individuals to fill the following positions. Please pass along to those you feel may be a good fit for the job.
The Spotted Lanternfly is an invasive insect that attacks grapes, apples, stone fruits, and pines, and threatens Pennsylvania and the United States.
Record warm weather, will turn more seasonable into March.
Warmer weather has prompted many weed control questions, particularly options in dormant alfalfa.
Timing is crucial when controlling winter annual, perennial and spring germinating weeds in wheat.
Many parts of Pennsylvania are a few weeks ahead of normal regarding winter wheat greening up, consider crop development and future probable weather when making spring nitrogen applications.
A short summary of many new weed control products you might expect to hear more about in 2017.
Agronomy Scout School is a professional course for entry level crop scouts.
Soil fertility workshops will be held at a few locations across the state and will focus on proper soil fertility management for profitable crop yields.
Questionnaire will help Penn State Extension develop educational resources for businesses preparing for Food Safety Modernization Act.
Evaluating relationships between variables involves a statistical method called “regression analysis.”