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Five Tips for a Healthy Pond
Five Tips for a Healthy Pond - Videos Videos

Five Tips for a Healthy Pond

Bryan Swistock


Many earthen ponds have problems with algae, nuisance wildlife, or water quality. This video provides a few simple tips to help solve or prevent these common problems and ensure a healthy pond. More
Photo credit: Chris Abel
Growing Vegetables and Flowers in Containers - Articles Articles
Container gardening is ideal for small spaces, or can be used to emphasize plants seasonally. This article discusses appropriate plants, soil, and types of containers to use. More
Stress Less: A Step Toward Better Health - Articles Articles

Stress Less: A Step Toward Better Health

Katie Greenawalt, MS, CHES

Everyone feels stressed at one point or another. But what is stress? How does it impact your health? And what can you do to manage it? More
Photo credit: Tim Elkner
The Dirt on Dahlias - Articles Articles

The Dirt on Dahlias

Mary Reefer

Dahlias are showy flowers that brighten the summer garden. Learn how to grow them and save the tubers for future years. More
Master Health and Wellness Volunteer Program
Master Health and Wellness Volunteer Program - Online Courses Online Courses
Learn the basics of healthy eating, including nutrition, meal preparation and food safety. Prepare to be a health and wellness volunteer educator. More
Urea granules treated with a urease inhibitor. Photo credit: Charlie White
Will Your Nitrogen Stabilizer be Effective? - Articles Articles
Nitrogen stabilizer products are valuable management tools to prevent losses of N fertilizer and increase N use efficiency by the crop. Knowing how these products work will you help you maximize their effectiveness. More
Downed cherry tree in pasture. Note nearly all cherry leaves stripped from the tree by cattle. Photo credit – Del Voight, Penn State Extension
Cyanide Poisoning of Livestock from Cherry Tree Leaves - Articles Articles
Take time to examine the woodlines along your pastures. If they contain cherry trees, you risk losing livestock to cyanide poisoning. More
Table Grape Production
Table Grape Production - Articles Articles

Table Grape Production

Lynn Kime, Steve Bogash

The initial investment for grapes can be high depending on the production method chosen, land preparation, and initial investment in the vines. More
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Glow from the Inside Out: The Beauty of Healthy Eating - Articles Articles

Glow from the Inside Out: The Beauty of Healthy Eating

Jessica McCoppin, MPH, Jessica McCoppin, MPH

We know fruits and vegetables are good for our insides. Read this article to find out how they can give your outside a glowing boost too! More
Cover Crops: Key to Healthy Soils
Cover Crops: Key to Healthy Soils - Videos Videos

Cover Crops: Key to Healthy Soils

Jeffrey S Graybill


Cover crops are an essential component of a sustainable farming system. Learn how farmers are using them to protect and build up the soil. More
Spotted Lanternfly egg cases. Credit: Nancy Bosold
Spotted Lanternfly Nymphs will be Hatching Soon - Articles Articles
Spotted Lanternfly (SLF) is a new invasive insect that has spread throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania since its discovery in Berks County in 2014. More
Black cutworm. John Capinera, University of Florida,
Black Cutworm Moths and Slugs are Becoming Active - Articles Articles
Small numbers of black cutworm moths are arriving in Pennsylvania, while slugs are hatching from their eggs. Watch wet fields for slug damage as crops emerge. More
Photo Credit: Zachary Larson, Penn State Extension
Planting Green Impacts on Corn Emergence - Articles Articles
Corn planted into standing un-rolled cover may show reduced yields due to lower populations and greater plant height variability. More
New growth on alfalfa. Credit: Creative Commons CC0;
Cutting Height in Hay Fields: How Low Can You Go? - Articles Articles
As you head out to cut hay this spring, take time to examine your cutting height. How does your height match up with the following recommendations? More
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