Are your media statements Ag Literate? Guest speakers Lori Connelly and Dr. Richard Stup address this topic at the 2015 Mid Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention on Monday January 26 from 1 to 4 pm. The Young Grower Alliance, State Horticultural Association of PA, and Penn State Extension will host the event.
Whole grains add much value to our body’s health. They add minerals, vitamins, fiber and keep us feeling full.
Penn State University is currently conducting a research project "Managing Parasite on Equine Operations - A Whole Farm Approach", provided through a NE SARE Research and Education Grant.
With winter approaching, horse owners will need to prepare and conduct a different approach in caring for their horses. Often neglect is the worst thing that happens to the horse during the winter months. Most horses are turned out to pasture and we only see them in the dark at feeding time. In the summer months, it is easy to provide loving care for the horse, when we are riding every day and want to make certain the horse is fit and in good health.
Parasite control is an important component of all equine health care programs.
Do you enjoy bird or wildlife watching out your windows? Why not add some features and resources to your property to attract them? Although backyard feeders are a popular way to attract birds, providing a source of water is equally important for creating a wildlife friendly yard.
A six-part PBS series to begin airing October 15 will feature a segment exploring the history of clean drinking water and what mark its importance has left on our world. Titled “How We Got to Now With Steven Johnson,” the program examines the history and people behind innovations that have been instrumental in creating a successful modern society.
Using Best Management Practices (BMPs) that effectively control urban stormwater runoff flow and reduce levels of nitrogen, phosphorus, and sediment in stormwater runoff is integral to meeting water quality goals in local streams and downstream in the Chesapeake Bay.
Ideal dairy cow body condition scores can not be achieved overnight. A good foundation in precision feeding and monitoring body scores are essential on any dairy farm.
Fall is back to school time. Keep your child and yourself healthy this school year by keeping your immune system strong.
Penn State Extension of Lehigh County is pleased to announce a workshop devoted to helping farmers assess and choose marketing methods. Those interested in direct-to-consumer sales will learn with experts from Pennsylvania and New York.
October 17, 2014. Buying health insurance is a yearly task. It is also a time to refresh your memory about health insurance basics and a teachable moment for children, teens and adults!
Penn State Extension Hosting a Workshop and tour in Meadville
Pohopoco Creek Alpacas, located in Effort, PA has been recognized by Penn State Equine Extension as an Environmentally Friendly Farm, that follows and practices equine stewardship practices.
Effects on renewables among the concerns voiced.
Willow Biomass Energy and Alternate Applications
Penn State Extension and the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) are hosting a series of Mock Farm Food Safety Audits and Food Safety Trainings in October, November, and December on farms in Adams, Allegheny, Wyoming, Lehigh, Berks, Northampton, and Montgomery counties. These events, held on working farms, are designed to help small-scale produce farmers gain a better understanding of what to expect from a third party Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) audit. For more information, please contact: Hannah Grose (717) 334-6271 Ext 320, email email@example.com.
Event Showcases Biofuels and Switchgrass
PA Fuels for Schools Wood Fuel Standard Released for Comments
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today tabled a proposal to create a permit that would be required for those who don’t hold a valid hunting or furtaker license, but who use designated trails on state game lands for bicycling, snowmobiling or horseback riding. The proposal will be reworked and brought back to the December meeting.