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Political Survival: How to Have Thanksgiving With Your Family - News News
These days it feels like even our most cherished family traditions are under attack. More
Mia Yencha makes it rain as part of Penn State Extension’s “Rain to Drain” activity at Mount Holly Springs’ Holly Festival Day Celebration on September 15. (Photo: Heather Couch)
Stormwater Education in Mount Holly Springs, Cumberland County - News News
Visitors to the annual festival had an opportunity to learn about how stormwater can impact their local waterways. More
Master Watershed Stewards work to plant a rain garden at Miller Park in Shrewsbury Township, York County. (Photo by Jodi Sulpizio, Penn State)
Master Watershed Stewards in York County Work to Plant Rain Gardens - News News
Two rain gardens to help control stormwater runoff were recently completed in York and Shrewsbury Townships. More
Penn State Spray Record-Keeping Spreadsheet
Penn State Spray Record-Keeping Spreadsheet - News News
The downloadable Spray Record-Keeping Spreadsheet for tree fruit was updated for 2018, and it simplifies record-keeping for your packer and processor. More
York City youth cast their lines into Codorus Creek at the Youth and Family Fishing and Conservation day (Photo by Jodi Sulpizio, Penn State)
Master Watershed Stewards in York Introduce City Youth to Fishing and Conservation - News News
Master Watershed Steward event in York County introduces youth to fishing and helps them to gain appreciation of their local waterways. More
Welcoming Dr. Daniel Weber as Penn State Extension Tree Fruit Educator
Welcoming Dr. Daniel Weber as Penn State Extension Tree Fruit Educator - News News
Daniel Weber joined Penn State Extension in September as a new tree fruit extension educator from Adams County. More
Snow on Pink Lady. Photo: Ed Weaver, Weaver's Orchard
Get Ready for the 2019 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention - News News
The 2019 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention will be held from January 29 to 31, 2019 at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. More
MWON volunteers Tom Zordan (left) and Chris Schlegel (right) provide education to private waters supply owners at Ag Progress Days in August 2018. (photo by Bryan Swistock)
Penn State Master Well Owner Network Shows Impact with Drinking Water Education - News News
Extension's volunteer network for private well owners shows great impact this past year. More
Susan Boser explains how to interpret a water test report at the Mercer County Drinking Water Clinic (Photo: Bryan Swistock, Penn State)
Mercer County Water Clinic Draws a Crowd Interested In Private Water Supplies - News News
The Mercer County Extension office had their meeting room filled to capacity when it hosted a Drinking Water Clinic at the end of September. More
Calendar design by Judy Ross
Master Gardener 2019 Calendar - News News

Master Gardener 2019 Calendar


The Penn State Master Gardener program has produced a stunning 2019 wall calendar. More
Photo by Alyssa Collins
Dealing with Moldy Corn - News News

Dealing with Moldy Corn


Concerns about mold in corn? Not all mold feeds have mycotoxins and can still be used with precaution. More
Tiny wasps like this native species (Trissolcus brochymenae) lay their eggs in eggs of stink bugs, killing them and helping control their populations. Photo credit: Hillary Morin, Penn State
Feedback Needed on a New Control Strategy for Brown Marmorated Stink Bug - News News
A newly established species of parasitoid wasp may help control stink bug populations, but researchers need your input. Please complete their short survey. More
2018 Keystone Crops and Soils Conference
2018 Keystone Crops and Soils Conference - News News
The Keystone Crops and Soils Conference (KCSC) is an annual two-day meeting (October 23-24) of crop professionals held each year at the Harrisburg-Hershey Holiday Inn. More
Image Credit: Alyssa Collins
Managing the Damage: Understanding Soybean Harvest Quality - News News
As the harvest begins, you may be surprised by the amount of discolored and moldy beans you see. Find out why, and what you can do about it. More
Photo Caption: Kyle Imhoff
Weather Outlook for the Week of October 9, 2018 - News News
As Hurricane Michael approaches the Gulf Coast, the storm will have some impact on Pennsylvania later this week. In addition, the big story will be the arrival of more seasonal weather this weekend and into next week. More
Summary of Apple Fruit Maturity During August and September 2018
Summary of Apple Fruit Maturity During August and September 2018 - News News
This year’s bloom was later than in 2017. With a later bloom and a cool rainy season, we initially wondered when this year’s apple crop would be ready to pick. More
Leaf infected with Marssonina. Photo: K. Peter, Penn State
2018 Disease Update: Marssonina Blotch on Apple Trees - News News
Marssonina blotch is a foliar disease first identified in Pennsylvania in September 2017. Conditions are favorable for this disease and symptoms have been observed in several orchards. More
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Webinar Provides Insight on Orphan and Abandoned Wells in PA - News News
Regulatory and industry representatives will discuss how orphan and abandoned wells are addressed in the Commonwealth. More
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Seed Grant Funding Available for Energy, Environmental Research - News News
Penn State's Institutes of Energy and the Environment (IEE) announced the availability of seed grant funds focused on energy and the environment. Deadline to apply is November 7th. More
Cell-culture Technology and Potential Impacts on Livestock Production
Cell-culture Technology and Potential Impacts on Livestock Production - News News
Cell-culture based production of meat is expanding in the food industry. Understand the potential impacts to your herd to prepare for this new frontier in meat production. More
Photo: Tara Baugher, Penn State
Scarf Skin Reduction Trials in Grower Orchards Show Promise - News News
Scarf skin is a physiological disorder of apple fruit that causes a dull gray cloudy or waxy appearance on the surface of the peel (epidermis) where it is most readily observed on varieties with a red or dark red background. More
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Why You Should Soil Test Your Pastures in Fall 2018 - News News
Excessive rainfall this summer encouraged grass to stay green when it would normally go dormant. Therefore, you may need to replenish soil nutrients to ensure adequate growth in the spring. More
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Remember to Vaccinate your Horse for West Nile Virus! - News News
Cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) have been reported in humans and horses this year. All horses should be vaccinated for WNV, and even vaccinated horses should receive a booster vaccine for optimal protection. More
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New Tool for Pipeline Siting Considerations in the Delaware River Basin - News News
Interactive map highlights areas of ecological significance to consider for pipeline construction in the Delaware River Basin. More
Northeast Cover Crops Council
Learn About the Latest Developments in Cover Cropping in the Northeastern U.S. - News News
Registration for the 2nd annual Northeast Cover Crops Council Conference is now open! More
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