4-H Leaders were trained to teach Quality Animal Management to the Westmoreland County 4-H Members.
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.
Kerry Ann Mendez to speak at California University on Friday March 4, 2016 at 9 am, hosted by Fayette County Master Gardeners.
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.
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.
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.
Penn State is teaming up with establishing farmers to help new farmers become more profitable, productive, and sustainable. With funding from the USDA Beginning Farmer and Rancher project the Penn State Start Farming team is offering study circles, courses and “Models for the Future” demonstration plots.
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.
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.
Kamishibai! (Kah-mee-she-bye). This was the topic of a recent early care professional development session titled "The Art of Picture Telling".
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.
WCA receives a “World No Tobacco Day May 31” mini-grant in recognition of their activities. Prevention starts early with age-appropriate stories.
Esther Ulery, Tobacco Prevention Educator, participated in Representative Reese’s annual Children’s Day at Idlewild Park.
Penn State Extension Educator, Esther Ulery, presented 22 “Young Lungs at Play” (YLAP) signs and recognized Westmoreland County Park Playgrounds as YLAP sites.
Knowing that the hazards from smoking not only affect the smoker but everyone around them, especially children whose lungs are still developing, Penn State Extension of Westmoreland County is pleased to recognize Hawksworth Garden Apartments as a YLAP site.
County Commissioners issue proclamation for National 4-H Week.
"Positioning for the Future" was the theme of the day at the SW Pennsylvania Regional Dairy Day event in Blairsville on March 5th.