Annie’s Project is a nationally recognized educational program dedicated to fostering women’s roles in the modern farm enterprise.
It's the time of year when many adults renew efforts to be more active. Choosing the right types of foods will help you to feel energized and at your best for exercise and everyday activities.
Every five years the USDA and the Department of Health and Human Services update the dietary advice provided to Americans based on research accumulated during the past five years. The latest version was released on January 7 as the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines.
The agenda is jammed packed with the latest research on diseases, insects and care recommendations.
It’s now mid- January and the holiday activities are over. Perhaps a few weeks ago you decided to make some New Year’s resolutions. Millions of Americans make resolutions each year. The most popular resolutions include starting an exercise program, eating better and reducing the consumption of alcohol, tobacco, caffeine or other drugs. According to research conducted by Psychology Central, 75% of people who make resolutions fail in their first attempts, and most of these people, 67%, make more than one resolution.
Gather your family and friends or co-workers to form a team of up to five and walk! This is an eight week semi-structured walking program to encourage increased physical activity and healthy eating habits. Starts April 4th, so register now!
In collaboration with Chuck Coup of the PA SFI, Extension Educator Scott Weikert designed a workshop that taught loggers the basics about lumber grades, log grades, and tree grades, and showed how all three of these grades are interconnected.
Shale energy extraction started to become commercially viable in the late 1990’s with the advent of horizontal drilling tied to hydraulic fracturing.
Ordering deadline is Friday, March 4th for all fruit tree orders and Thursday, March 17, 2016 for all other orders.
After 41 years in operation, the Warren County Farmers' Market is becoming a legal entity.
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.