Ice and persistent snow cover will be the primary reasons for winterkill in the Northeast.
A recent report produced by the Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development finds that an entrepreneurial climate is more important than access to financing and banks in encouraging self-employment growth.
Benefits of the industrious honeybee's pollinator role
Meetings are worth participants' time when they appear to be well-planned. Leadership has identified where decisions must be made and where discussion only is in order. An agenda is planned accordingly. The chair keeps participants from wandering off agenda and is conscious of time.
The Cameron County Conservation District collaborated with Penn State Extension Water Resources Educator, Jim Clark, to secure a seventy-nine hundred dollar grant from the Headwaters Research, Conservation, and Development Council.
You’ve seen the strange-looking trucks on the road these past few years. Maybe you’ve watched truck after truck head to a new shale-gas drill site in your area. But just what do they do with all that equipment?
Do you ever wonder how some families can weather tough times well while others fall apart?
This one-day, intensive program will focus on the process for cultivating shiitake mushrooms on natural logs. Program topics will include tree selection, log inoculation, stacking, fruiting, harvesting, material cost, and marketing. Join us for this exciting hands-on workshop.
The Penn State Master Gardeners in Lackawanna County are excited to announce an exciting new venture! We will be having a spring open house hosted by Plow & Hearth, Shoppes at Montage, 2111 Shoppes Boulevard Moosic, Pennsylvania.
Penn State Extension will be taking a virtual walk across scenic Route 6. Gather your family and friends to form a team of five and join Penn State Extension on this virtual walk.
As stated on the pesticide label – the sprayer needs calibrated before you spray! The challenge with air blast sprayer (ABS) calibration is accurately and efficiently collecting and comparing nozzle output.
It’s time to take charge and help your family be as healthy as they can, and that means being physically active, really active, for at least one hour a day. This is known as MVPA – Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity.
If you have access to a computer, you may want to check out this interactive map that shows the spread of baby names. More than 29,000 names are available to track using a new website.
Well, you’re not alone. Many consumers incorrectly assume that a date stamped on a product’s package is an expiration date. They automatically throw it out once the date arrives, thinking the food is unsafe to use.
The West Scranton Intermediate School is hosting a Spring Vendor and Craft Fair on Saturday, April 5 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Feeding young children is not without its challenges. Encouraging children to eat healthy food, knowing the types and amounts that are needed to promote good health, and struggling with picky eaters can be a few of the issues that parents and caregivers will navigate at some point during childhood.
Childhood Obesity Prevention, Click2Science, and Cultural Understanding
Pollinator insects are declining, but there's hope! Learn how you can be part of the solution.
A recent report prepared by Penn State's Center for Economic and Community Development and authored by Drs. Ted Alter and Ted Fuller highlights the decline of middle-income jobs in Pennsylvania between 2001 and 2011.
While traveling last fall through a rural area, every several miles along the highway, there were temporary signs that said, "Harvest in Progress, Watch for Slow Moving Vehicles." What a good reminder for our non-farming neighbors that there are farms in the area and what to expect.