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Orchid Maintenance and Care
Orchid Maintenance and Care - Workshops Workshops

Orchid Maintenance and Care

03/23/2019

Dauphin, PA

$8.00
Learn how to grow and care for your orchids. More
Growing Turmeric and Ginger / High Tunnels
Growing Turmeric and Ginger / High Tunnels - Workshops Workshops

Growing Turmeric and Ginger / High Tunnels

03/09/2019

Dauphin, PA

$8.00
Discover why you should add turmeric and ginger to your garden! More
Color and Design in the Garden
Color and Design in the Garden - Workshops Workshops

Color and Design in the Garden

03/02/2019

Dauphin, PA

$8.00
Learn how to embellish your gardens by adding color and design. More
Gardening Tools: Right Garden Tool - Right Project
Gardening Tools: Right Garden Tool - Right Project - Workshops Workshops
$8.00
Discover which gardening tools you will find most useful to you! More
ServSafe® (Private - Chef's Place)
ServSafe® (Private - Chef's Place) - Workshops Workshops

ServSafe® (Private - Chef's Place)

05/06/2019

Milton, PA

Free
This is the ServSafe® Food Safety Program for Managers. Upon successful completion, participants will receive the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Certificate. More
Woods in Your Backyard Webinar Series
Woods in Your Backyard Webinar Series - Webinars Webinars

Woods in Your Backyard Webinar Series

07:00 PM 02/06/2019 - 08:00 PM 03/27/2019

$40.00
Explore planning and implementing simple stewardship practices on your lot to create and enhance natural areas and make a positive impact on the environment. More
With turkey serving as the centerpiece of the holiday meal table, it's important to prepare and cook it the right way for an enjoyable and safe experience for all. Photo: Sarah Pflug at Burst
Your Turkey Doesn't Need a Shower: No-no's When it Comes to Holiday Bird Prep - News News
Food safety specialists in the College of Agricultural Sciences offer tips on cooking a turkey safely. More
Impacto de FSMA en el Compostaje de Sustratos para la Producción de Hongos
Impacto de FSMA en el Compostaje de Sustratos para la Producción de Hongos - Articles Articles
Bajo la Ley de Modernización de la Inocuidad de los Alimentos (FSMA, por sus siglas en inglés) los productores de hongos tienen que reconocer peligros potenciales a la inocuidad de los alimentos y establecer medidas de control. More
Mushroom GAPs Audit and FSMA Resources
Mushroom GAPs Audit and FSMA Resources - Articles Articles
This article lists the information and resources needed to meet Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) and Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) standards specific for the mushroom industry. More
Photo credit: Lois Miklas
Gifts for Gardeners - News News

Gifts for Gardeners

11/17/2018

As the holiday season approaches, you might wonder what gifts to choose for your favorite gardener or to put on your own wish list. Here are some great gift ideas from Penn State Master Gardeners. More
Introduction to Herbicides and Forest Vegetation Management Webinar Series
Introduction to Herbicides and Forest Vegetation Management Webinar Series - Webinars Webinars
$15.00
Join us for an introductory three-part webinar series and learn how to use herbicides to control forest vegetation. More
Attracting Winter Birds
Attracting Winter Birds - Workshops Workshops

Attracting Winter Birds

01/12/2019

Springfield, PA

$10.00
Learn how to invite and care for winter birds to your outdoor space. More
Introduction to Pruning
Introduction to Pruning - Workshops Workshops

Introduction to Pruning

02/09/2019

Springfield, PA

$10.00
Join us for an introductory lesson on pruning trees and shrubs. More
Sanitation will be critical for managing disease for the 2019 season. Photo: K. Peter, Penn State
Disease Update: Cleaning Up the Messy 2018 Season - News News
There were many diseases affecting tree fruit growers in 2018. Sanitation will be very important while preparing for the 2019 season. More
Problem Weeds in Field Crops: Managing Annuals and Biennials
Problem Weeds in Field Crops: Managing Annuals and Biennials - Online Courses Online Courses
$15.00
Learn management and herbicide use for weeds such as lambsquarters, Palmer amaranth, foxtails and crabgrass. Earn pesticide applicator recertification credits. More
Cabana las Lilas by Marissa Strniste on flickr.com licensed under CC BY 2.0
Foodborne Illness Risk Factors in Restaurants and Fast Food Establishments - News News
With half of foodborne illness outbreaks associated with restaurant food, improvement of food safety practices and behaviors are critical to reduce risk for customers. More
Photo credit: Margaret Stoddard
Enjoying Paperwhite Narcissus in Winter - Articles Articles
Paperwhite narcissus bulbs bloom easily indoors and do not require a cold season before blooming. Read on to discover multiple growing and display options for paperwhite narcissus. More
Winterberry holly Photo: Mike Masiuk, Penn State
Why Doesn't My Holly Have Berries? - Articles Articles
Lack of berries on holly is a common concern for home gardeners. This article identifies some of the reasons and possible solutions. More
Educators use the "Watershed Decisions" activity at a training workshop (Photo: Susan Boser, Penn State)
Teaching Youth About Water Continues To Be a High Priority - News News
Pennsylvania is a national leader in training educators to teach youth about the importance of water quality and conservation. More
Extension Educator, Andy Yencha demonstrates the "Rain to Drain" stormwater activity at the Cumberland County PSATS Fall Forum meeting (Photo: Jennifer Fetter, Penn State)
Township Supervisors Learn About Extension’s Stormwater Education Resources - News News
To help them meet MS4 education requirements, Pennsylvania Townships can look to Penn State Extension for stormwater education resources. More
Control de Listeria Monocytogenes en el Medio Ambiente de Cultivo y Empaque de Hongos
Control de Listeria Monocytogenes en el Medio Ambiente de Cultivo y Empaque de Hongos - Articles Articles
En los últimos años ha aumentado el conocimiento de que Listeria monocytogenes puede ser un posible contaminante microbiano en alimentos listos para el consumo. More
De-stress for Health
De-stress for Health - Articles Articles

De-stress for Health

Katie Greenawalt, MS, CHES

When it exceeds a certain level, stress stops being beneficial and can cause major damage to your body, mind, and health. More
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DEP Grants Awarded to Support Clean Energy Projects - News News
Over $2.6 million in grants awarded to municipalities and business for clean energy vehicle projects. More
Poinsettia ‘Ice Crystals’ Penn State Extension Master Gardener Program
Poinsettia and Christmas Cactus Care - Articles Articles
This article gives advice for prolonging the life and blooms of two popular holiday houseplants. More
¿Qué es un Desinfectante o Sanitizante?
¿Qué es un Desinfectante o Sanitizante? - Articles Articles

¿Qué es un Desinfectante o Sanitizante?

David Meigs Beyer, Ph.D.

Vamos a aclarar algunos términos ya que los productores de hongos comúnmente se refieren de manera indistinta a los desinfectantes y a los sanitizantes, lo cual es entendible. More