This festive time of year can be a challenge to even the most disciplined person, but they can be extra challenging for those with diabetes.
Agricultural businesses and pesticide applicators in 15 counties can dispose of unwanted pesticides safely and easily in 2017 through the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s CHEMSWEEP program.
More than 300 people attended an update meeting about the invasive insect, the spotted lanternfly, on October 27, 2016 in Bally, PA.
Making sense of diet recommendations in the news media can be frustrating and confusing. Getting to the science base behind the message is important.
As the holiday season approaches, millions of Americans will be prepping, cooking, eating and cleaning up holiday feasts. With all the hustle and bustle that surround these events, sometimes food safety can take a back seat.
The 3rd annual Growing Pennsylvania's Organic Farms conference will be held in Harrisburg on December 13 and 14, providing in-depth education and updates about organic agricultural practices.
As you are getting ready to go hunting, there are three things about caring for and preserving game meat that should be stressed.
Cage free, non-GMO, natural, fresh, antibiotic free, range free, organic - oh my! What does it all mean when it comes to purchasing your Thanksgiving turkey?
There is a chill in the air and that can mean just one thing- it's soup season! From family favorites like Minestrone to new classics such as butternut squash there is a soup you and your family can enjoy this time of year.
Dairy foods are a great source of beneficial vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. When it comes to fat in these foods, there are a variety of levels to choose. The question is what is the best option for me?
Tea is the second most consumed beverage in the world! But how many of us know what goes into making that soothing cup of tea or the antioxidants that are in it! Brew yourself a cup of hot tea as you read more about this popular drink!
Three things stood out--the magnitude of the show, the passion of the agriculture community and the educational value that such a colossal event provides to the industry and general public.
Spotted Lanternfly, Lycorma delicatula, is a new threat to Pennsylvania and the United States. It lays egg masses of 30-50 eggs wherever there's a flat surface -- meaning that many home items easily transported can pack this pest and help it spread quickly.
Greg Gnatt - New Penn State Extension district director for Schuylkill and Berks counties.
This is a great tool to use when monitoring for any turf or landscape pests.
The brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) burst onto the scene in 2010, causing catastrophic damage in most mid-Atlantic states.
Help and advice on taking out the damaged trees on your property
Unlike other Extension programs, where an educator stands in front of a class and lectures, participants got their hands dirty, sort of, and tried their best to make a blog, set up a Facebook page and speak the lingo of a “Tweet.”