Farm$en$e teaches farmers how to understand financial statements, such as a cash flow statement, balance sheet, and income statement. Course participants will learn how to use financial records to make informed decisions for his or her farm operation. The four session class will be held on Tuesdays, November 3, 10, 17, and 24 beginning at 10:00 am and concluding at 3:00 pm in Slippery Rock. The cost of the program is $225 per farm. Deadline to register is October 25th
Penn State Extension is pleased to announce that it will be extending the Dining with Diabetes to residents of Cameron, Clarion, Crawford, Green, Indiana, McKean, Potter, and Venango Counties.
Currently the markets for local ethane are in Sarnia, Ontario and on the Gulf Coast. Mariner East will be available for ethane export in late 2015.
To ensure that you maintain the best soil, greenest grass, and nicest looking outfield, follow these dos and don’ts.
Though it’s unlikely, there may be leftovers. If so, remember the 2-2-4 rule.
Twenty-eight kiln operators from around the state, as well as a few from New York and West Virginia, attended the one-day workshop at Structural Modulars, Inc., which was offered in partnership with the Keystone Kiln Drying Association.
Customers are always looking for something new and different in the marketplace, and social media marketing outlets.
Right now, in the vast prairie pothole region of southern Canada and the United States' upper Midwest, waterfowl are mingling, raising their young and instinctively preparing to migrate, some leaving as early as August. All spring and summer these wild birds have shared aquatic habitats, food supplies, brood-rearing responsibilities and likely something ominous—avian flu.
Experts aren't sure why Pennsylvania so far has been spared in the outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza that has caused massive losses to the poultry industry in the Midwest. But it could be just a matter of time until the virus shows up in the Keystone State.
This program focuses on teaching youth about science and technology concepts while partnering them with a mentor for school and social success.
The forests of Pennsylvania are a valuable renewable resource and learning how to properly manage that resource is important to the future well-being of the commonwealth.
STMA is a professional organization of more than 2,600 men and women who manage sports fields worldwide.
“Shale gas development is bringing jobs to my community – but what kinds of jobs? What experience will I need? How can I get ahead of the curve?”
According to Senior Extension Educator for Food Safety and Quality Rick Kralj, the actual process of baking bread or cake in a jar should not be confused with canning.
Are trees not top-of-mind during the winter? Maybe they should be. Winter is an ideal time to inspect tree branches for defects, decay, or structural issues without the camouflage of leaves. Wounds, decay cavities, crooked growth, and weak branch unions are problems in the making that can be more easily spotted when the trees are bare.
Rick Kralj, M Ed., RDN, LDN, Senior Food Safety & Quality Extension Educator shares some seasonal cautions to keep us healthy during the holidays!
Rick Kralj, M.Ed., RD, LDN, Food Safety and Quality Extension Educator, looks at game from a food safety perspective and provides tips for safe handling of wild-harvested venison.
Venango County Master Gardeners were awarded the Search for Excellence Youth Award for their volunteer efforts at the Outdoor Learning Center at Central Elementary.
A series of management practices designed to minimize or prevent the importation of infectious agents onto a farm.
The NW4-H Teen Leadership Retreat is a leadership building weekend that will help you enhance your life skills through numerous workshops as well as provide you the opportunity to meet new teens from all over Western Pennsylvania. Youth must be in at least 7th grade to attend.