Termites play an essential role in recycling dead plant material. The problem comes when they start trying to recycle houses and other things we humans want to keep! Learn how termites live and what you need to know to prevent them from recycling your stuff. This webinar will be presented by Dr. Xing Ping Hu, a Professor in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology at Auburn University. Moderated by Mallory Kelley, Regional Extension Agent, Alabama
Attend a free one-day training event hosted by the School District of Philadelphia and cosponsored by the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency and the American Lung Association of the Mid-Atlantic. The training will focus on how school district personnel can take simple, low-cost steps to improve indoor air quality (IAQ) in schools while saving money, improving health, and decreasing student and staff absenteeism.
Join U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday, February 27, 2014, from 1 to 2 p.m. EST for a webinar, CDC School Health Policies and Practices Study Results. What can your school or school district do to put policies and practices in place to promote student health and academic performance? Discover more about the policies being used in tens of thousands of school districts across the country to ensure a healthy and safe learning environment.
Free monthly workshop for the Hispanic Community
This training is not open to the public.
El Departamento de Agricultura del Estado de Pennsylvania (PDA) requiere que cada operación de servicio de alimentos tenga por lo menos un empleado que posea una "certificación de Gerente de seguridad alimentos nacionalmente reconocido" como ServSafe®.
The ServSafe® course, conducted by Penn State Extension, is for individuals preparing for the exam. After attending the ServSafe® class(es) and passing the proctored, multiple-choice exam with a score of 75% or higher, participants will receive a ServSafe® certificate, which meets the PDA requirement for food safety certification.
MD: 2-day fundamental Healthy Homes training; followed by (optional) Healthy Homes Specialist certification exam. The exam will be held the 20th from 5-7:00 p.m.
MD: 2-day fundamental Healthy Homes training; followed by (optional) Healthy Homes Specialist certification exam. The exam will be held on the 20th from 5-7:00 p.m.
This event is for nursing students; not open to the public.
The Penn State Extension Winter Tree Fruit Educational Meetings are designed to address current challenges with the latest research-based information. The program highlights include: Managing Bacterial Diseases on Tree Fruit, Revisiting IPM in a World with BMSB and SWD, the Updated Tree Fruit Production Guide—Integrated Recommendations for Successful Fruit Production, Protecting Pollinators from Pesticides and Precision Spray Application Technologies.
Penn State Extension and experts from local beekeeping organizations and the Pennsylvania State Beekeepers Association are again pleased to offer the Western Pennsylvania Beekeeping Seminar, aimed at addressing these concerns in an atmosphere of creative idea sharing to improve the knowledge and management skills of those who attend.
Hear Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) describe opportunities for asthma reimbursement, including the new regulation which expands the scope of professionals who may be reimbursed for providing preventive services to Medicaid beneficiaries. This is a chance to learn what the ruling means for your program and how to engage your state Medicaid Agency.
Join us for this month's webinar presenting research from various institutions. The webinar features presentations and interactive discussions including recent findings and new developments in children’s environmental health.
A national conference that combines The Indoor Environmental Health and Technologies Conference.
Penn State Extension, in conjunction with the Beaver Valley Area Beekeepers, Westmoreland County Beekeepers, and the Central Western PA Beekeepers, is pleased to again offer the Beginning Beekeeping Workshop at two locations. The same information will be presented at each location. Our goal is to provide new beekeepers with the knowledge and information to help them achieve a successful start.Beginning Beekeeping Workshop
Learn how bees help flowers and therefore help feed the world. Find out what you can do to help encourage these valuable pollinators. This webinar will be presented by Dr. John Skinner, a Professor in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology at the University of Tennessee. Moderated by Danielle Carroll, Regional Extension Agent, Alabama Cooperative Extension System.
Penn State Extension, in conjunction with the Beaver Valley Area Beekeepers, Westmoreland County Beekeepers, and the Central Western PA Beekeepers, is pleased to again offer the Beginning Beekeeping Workshop at two locations. The same information will be presented at each location. Our goal is to provide new beekeepers with the knowledge and information to help them achieve a successful start.
The Childhood Asthma Leadership Coalition, National Association of School Nurses, and the National Alliance for Medicaid in Education, Inc. will hold a webinar on Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 1 p.m. ET to explore reimbursement hurdles and new opportunities for delivering effective health services in schools for students with asthma.
This beginning bee course will provide basic information about honey bee biology, the equipment used in beekeeping, colony management, honey bee pests, harvesting honey and other essential details for a rewarding experience with these fascinating insects. No prior experience is required for this course. We will provide extensive reference materials. The course will be conducted in a classroom setting; however, we will do plenty of “hands-on” work with bee equipment and offer an optional field trip to an apiary in the spring.