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Biosecurity in Practice, Robb Meinen, Penn State
Why Are We Worried About Foreign Animal Disease? - News News
U.S. pork production plays an integral part in the global market for meat. Collaborative focus and support from all pork consumers, producers, and travelers are what is needed to keep the spread of FADs at bay. More
Early snow on apple blossoms. Photo: Tara Baugher, Penn State
Registration is Open for the 2019 Commercial Tree Fruit Meetings - News News
Penn State Extension has planned nine regional educational meetings for commercial tree fruit producers in 2019. More
Montgomery County Master Watershed Stewards assisting with native tree and shrub plantings at the Perkiomen Township Community Park. Photo courtesy of Erin Kinley, Penn State
Environmental Advisory Councils in Action - News News
The Penn State Extension Master Watershed Stewards will be hosting a special public presentation focusing on township and borough Environmental Advisory Councils (EACs). More
2019 Corn Grain and Silage Variety Trials
2019 Corn Grain and Silage Variety Trials - News News
Corn grain and silage tests are conducted annually to provide information regarding the performance of corn grown in Pennsylvania. More
Michael Cronin Penn State
Research Indicates Diffusion May be Main Oil Recovery Option in Shale Reservoirs - News News
Penn State researchers indicate understanding differences in physics found in unconventional reservoirs could lead to big gains in shale oil recovery. More
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Funding Available for Oil and Natural Gas Recovery Research - News News
The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Fossil Energy announces $88 million available through two funding opportunities. More
Taking care of areas of erosion along driveways or sidewalks can go a long way to help water resources (Photo: Jennifer Fetter, Penn State)
January is a Great Time to Make Some New Year’s Resolutions for Water! - News News
Here is a list of some water-related new year’s resolutions that you can use to improve water quality in your backyard, your watershed and beyond. More
This diagram shows radon treatment by activated carbon (Image: Bryan Swistock, Penn State)
Radon: Could It Be In My Drinking Water? - News News
Radon is a tasteless, colorless, and odorless gas that comes from the natural breakdown of radioactive uranium in the ground. It can be found in indoor air and also in drinking water. More
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Penn State Extension Offers Free Videos With Tools to Aid Community Meetings - News News
Penn State Extension's video series, "Community Conflict: Finding Middle Ground" provides strategies for civil engagement on 'hot button' topics. More
PASA's 2019 Sustainable Agriculture Conference features 160+ food and farming workshops and a 90+ vendor trade show.
Field Crops Management at PASA’s 28th Annual Conference - News News
PASA features multiple sessions about field crops at the annual conference in Lancaster, PA. More
New Field and Forage Crops Educator, Franklin County
New Field and Forage Crops Educator, Franklin County - News News
Penn State Extension in Franklin County welcomes new Field and Forage Crops Team member Brittany Clark to their staff. More
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Local Extension Offices are Offering a Private Pesticide Applicator Short Course - News News
A two-day short course is being offered at local Penn State Extension offices across the state to prepare applicators for the private pesticide applicator exam. More
Photo by Dwane Miller
Crops Conferences Kick-off in Lancaster, Lehigh - News News
Minnesota Grain Marketing educator Ed Usset to highlight the Penn State Crops Conferences in Lancaster and Lehigh Counties. More
Photo Caption: Kyle Imhoff
Weather Outlook for the Week of January 8, 2019 - News News
With the relatively mild weather that has been the norm for the past several weeks, more wintry weather will be in store over the next week. More
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Traveling Energy Educational Program Available in the Appalachian Region - News News
The Oilfield Energy Center (OEC) announced the unveiling of its third edition of the their energy education program, the Mobile Oilfield Learning Unit (MOLU). More
Manual Spiralizer Photo by Lenelle Bear
The Newest Kitchen Gadgets - News News

The Newest Kitchen Gadgets

12/17/2018

There are a variety of intriguing kitchen gadgets popular today. Are they worth the investment? Here are a few worth considering. More
Photo by Scott Bauer USDA-ARS
Gardening Series at Beaver Library - News News
Gardening classes presented by Penn State Master Gardeners of Montour County More
Water faucets are one of the places homeowners may notice the effects of hard water (Photo: Susan Boser, Penn State)
Hard Water and Water Softening - News News

Hard Water and Water Softening

12/14/2018

Hard water is a common issue for Pennsylvania homeowners. More
Crops Conferences and Crops Days Sponsorship/Exhibitor Opportunities
Crops Conferences and Crops Days Sponsorship/Exhibitor Opportunities - News News
Please join us as a Sponsor or Exhibitor at the 2019 Penn State Extension Crops Conferences and Crops Days! A variety of educational programs will be offered. More
Hay Bales (Nicole Santangelo, PSU)
Making Hay Stretch - News News

Making Hay Stretch

12/13/2018

Now is the time to start thinking about how to stretch your hay reserves through the winter. More
From the Field to the Bin: Shifting Focus to Grain Storage
From the Field to the Bin: Shifting Focus to Grain Storage - News News
Cooler weather means it’s time to monitor your grain bins to ensure that grain quality is kept throughout the storage period. More
Participants from the 2018 Groundwater Symposium take part in a pre-conference field trip. This optional field trip will again be offered to 2019 Symposium participants. (Photo: Bryan Swistock, Penn State)
Call for Presenters for 2019 Pennsylvania Groundwater Symposium - News News
You are invited to submit abstracts for presentations at the 2019 Pennsylvania Groundwater Symposium, to be held in May in State College, PA. More
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Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: First Year of Implementation - News News
As 2018 comes to a close, now is the time to start thinking about how recent tax reform will impact your federal income tax return. More
Master Watershed Stewards conduct stream monitoring as one of thier many projects around the state. (Photo: Erin Frederick, Penn State)
Master Watershed Steward Program – a Look Back on 2018’s Accomplishments - News News
In 2018, the Penn State Extension Master Watershed Steward Program grew to 302 dedicated community volunteers that logged 11,696 volunteer hours across the state. More
Penn State's drinking water testing progam can help with testing for arsenic. Kits like this are available at county Extension offices statewide.(Photo: Bryan Swistock, Penn State)
Should You Test Your Water for Arsenic? - News News
If you are one of the more than two million Pennsylvania residents that drinks water from a private water well, spring or cistern, have you ever had your drinking water tested for arsenic? More
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