This is Part 2 of how natural gas production plays an important role in making plastics.
A program developed by Penn State food scientists is training students in Armenia on food safety practices and procedures, with an eye toward improving the safety of the country's food supply chain — from crop production and processing to packaging, handling, marketing and consumption.
The Animal Diagnostic Laboratory (PADLS-PSU), the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture and Veterinary Extension at The Pennsylvania State University will offer the annual Veterinary Practitioner’s Meeting on Friday, May 5th, 2017 in the Center County / Pennsylvania State University Visitor Center at 800 East Park Avenue in State College.
Pennsylvania produce growers, food processors and animal feed producers preparing to comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) can provide Penn State Extension with input -- via an anonymous survey -- that will help guide the development of relevant educational resources. FSMA establishes regulatory practices that produce farmers, food processors and feed manufacturers must adopt to prevent contamination of fresh produce, processed and manufactured human foods, and animal feeds.
Whether your goal is to save time or money, eat nutritious foods, or maintain a healthy weight, packing your lunch will aid you with each of these.
By unanimous votes on January 30, 2017, the Pennsylvania Senate passed two bills that have been collectively referred to as the Oil and Gas Lease Protection Package.
Skills in detective work are sometimes more valuable than knowing the ins and outs of nutrition. Today’s computer models make ration formulation almost too easy. When troubleshooting “nutrition” problems many people start with the paper ration. However, in reality the problem many times is in the implementation. This is where science and art come into play.
Following a meeting today of the Commonwealth Drought Task Force, the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced that two counties remain in drought warning status. Six improve from warning to watch status, and 11 improve from watch to normal status.
Positive youth development (or PYD) is the “best practices” approach that after school, extended learning, out-of-school enrichment, and summer learning programs currently use to work with youth ages five through eighteen. What is it, where did it come from, and how does it contribute to youth success?
Club places first for third year in a row; also first in scrapbook competition. Matthew Hackenberg was second in Student of the Year contest.
Community-Based Services: Connect Families; Family Child Care: A Unique Role In Supporting Family Engagement; Physical Activities for Young Children: Lead with Confidence
Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful announced Wednesday applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Dr. Pepper Snapple/Keep America Beautiful Park Recycling Bin Grants. The deadline for applications is February 24. The grant program is open to all government agencies that own or manage local, regional or state parks. Nonprofit organizations and KAB affiliates are also eligible to apply on behalf of government agencies. For-profit businesses are not eligible to receive grants.
Govenor Tom Wolf Tuesday proposed a $32.3 billion General Fund budget which he said includes $2 billion in cuts and savings resulting from reinventing and reforming the way the public’s money is spent and $1 billion in new taxes, mostly on business.
Researchers have found engineered floating wetlands show promise for water treatment.
This is Part 1 of how natural gas production plays an important role in making plastics.
Does your organization see expected turnout and participation for events and activities? For many organizations this is a challenge. If so, then it's time to evaluate and refresh your approach to reach your target audience.
The first step can be the hardest one to take. Here are some tips and information on the Everybody Walk PA program to help get you motivated for exercise.
Learn about upcoming events like the FREE online AgrAbility workshop on February 21 - 23 and Bridging Horizons contest for FFA Chapter. Also the 2017 Farmer Veteran Fellowship Fund is accepting applications. And you won't want to miss the assistive technology spotlight about the 'milk taxi'.
Recognizing the vital role that scientific discovery plays in ensuring the world’s energy future, the Association of American Universities has launched a webpage highlighting the energy-related research accomplishments of its member institutions.
Do you have a stream on your property that is eroding away, and taking your property with it?