Wayne County News
Too Hot to Garden
September 21, 2015I've been trying for two weeks to get some chores done in my garden, but it's too hot. I manage five minutes, and I'm done. And what about those gnats!
Pack Lunches Using the USDA Guidelines
September 11, 2015Packing lunches can be a real chore for a tired mom or dad. If your child attends a public school, the National School Lunch guidelines help cafeteria employees to plan lunches that are served at school. The National School Lunch Program is a federally assisted meal program operating in over 100,000 public and non-profit private schools.
Putting the Garden to Bed
September 8, 2015While some Pennsylvania gardeners still have several more weeks to enjoy the growing season, the higher elevations could experience a killing frost before the end of September.
Penn State Extension News
Penn State Animal Diagnostic Lab among first lines of defense versus avian flu
September 18, 2015More than 48 million turkeys and laying hens in 21 states have died this year following an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza. As wild waterfowl, which may carry the virus, begin their autumn migration, Pennsylvania is in the crosshairs, and that has Penn State's Animal Diagnostic Laboratory on high alert.
Webinar looks at unmanned aerial vehicle use in the energy field
September 11, 2015How the use of unmanned aerial vehicles -- commonly called UAVs -- will change operations in the oil and natural gas industries will be the topic of a Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.
Land-use webinar to focus on economic ecology of healthy watersheds
September 8, 2015How a community in Lancaster County has improved water quality and economic vitality while addressing the impact of stormwater runoff and flooding through an innovative restoration approach will be the topic of a Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.
Upcoming Regional Events
Nutrition Links: Choosing More Fruits and Vegetables/Making Smart Drink Choices
When: October 6, 2015Where: Tannersville, PA
Nutrition Links: Introduction to Nutrition Links/My Plate
When: October 7, 2015Where: Tannersville, PA
Better Kid Care: Managing Stress: Taking Care of the Caregiver
When: October 8, 2015Where: Honesdale, PA
Lasagna Gardening Workshop
When: October 10, 2015Where: Scranton, PA
Nutrition Links: Shop - Get the Best for Less/Shop for Value, Check the Facts
When: October 13, 2015Where: Tannersville, PA