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.
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!
Several 4-H members accompanied 4-H Extension Educator to the Westmoreland County Commissioners Meeting on August 18th at the Greensburg Courthouse to invite the County Commissioners along with the entire county to attend the 4-H Round-Up which is held in conjunction with the Westmoreland Fair, August 19 - 27, 2016 in Pleasant Unity.
Congratulations to Youngwood Borough for protecting all the individuals who use their recreation facilities!
Jeannette Area School District has approved “Young Lungs at Play” signs to be posted at McKee tennis and basketball courts located at the high school, McKee Elementary Playground, and the McKee Stadium.
This year's rabbit school held at St. Vincent College was well attended.
The Westmoreland County 4-H Gears Compete at FIRST Robotics Challenge.
Local dairy processors have won a number of national awards for exceptional milk quality, which is the result of dairy producers striving to manage their farms in ways that prioritize animal health and good milking practices.
4-H Leaders were trained to teach Quality Animal Management to the Westmoreland County 4-H Members.
Latrobe Women's, Infants and Children office accepted an award basket on behalf of the WIC staff from Penn State Extension Tobacco Cessation Educator to reward their work encouraging pregnant women and women with children to cut down and to stop smoking.
County Commissioners Charles Anderson and Ted Kopas accepted from Esther Ulery, Extension Tobacco Prevention Educator, a Certificate of Recognition from the Secretary of the PA Department of Health.
On September 11th and 12th, educators from Allegheny, Westmoreland and Beaver Counties filled the classroom at The Penn State Center Pittsburgh, where they received underwater robotics training from U.S. Naval STEM professionals and Engineers from Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory.
Until recently there has been a "glitch" at the Arnold Palmer Regional Airport. Thanks to a joint effort the Smoking Area has been moved!
The Monessen WIC office received recognition from Penn State Extension for their work in encouraging pregnant women and women with children to cut down and to stop smoking.
Kamishibai! (Kah-mee-she-bye). This was the topic of a recent early care professional development session titled "The Art of Picture Telling".