Biological Engineering and BioRenewable Systems students from the Department of Ag and Biological Engineering benefit from tour.
In celebration of National Drinking Water Week, Penn State Extension and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection along with numerous other sponsors invite you to attend the 2017 Pennsylvania Groundwater Symposium at the Ramada Inn Conference Center in State College, PA.
Nothing brings out the tiger instinct in parents more than seeing their child disappointed, angry, upset, or hurt. Parents want to fix the situation and make it all better. But is that really preparing a child to deal with the ups and downs of life?
Hydrilla is a submerged aquatic weed of concern in Pennsylvania. This plant is a perennial that grows rapidly, covering the surface of the water, restricting boating, fishing and swimming among other recreational uses.
Changes in climate can rapidly impact even the deepest freshwater aquifers according to hydrologists. The researchers found that responses to climate variations can be detected in deep groundwater aquifers faster than expected -- in many cases within a year.
What differences are there between water sources? Just because water looks clear, does that make it safe to drink? What are total dissolved solids?
A recent review of studies of submarine canyons has identified that they are at risk from human activities, and require better protection.
Seismic events that occurred in western Lawrence County on April 25, 2016, were likely correlated to natural gas hydraulic fracturing by Hilcorp Energy Company, according to a report by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).
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.