How to harden off plants
Hardening off plants is simple; it’s the process of adjusting plants to outdoor temperatures after they’ve been started indoors.
Battling cancer: Yoga, yes. Supplements, no
Physicians need to know if their patients use herbal supplements because they can completely throw off traditional cancer treatments.
Fast-growing vegetables for the impatient gardener
While tomatoes, peppers and watermelons require long growing seasons, many other fruits and vegetables grow much faster. Learn which varieties grow quickly.
September is National Family Meals Month
Children who eat with their families tend to do better in school, eat more nutritiously and avoid risky behaviors.
How to make sure farm fresh eggs are safe to eat
Small-scale egg producers and their consumers should understand good handling practices to ensure food safety when buying or selling farm fresh eggs.
Growing fruits and vegetables from kitchen scraps
Kitchen scrap gardening is a way to recycle and reuse while experimenting with leftover plant parts.
Measuring pesticides on produce
Media stories about pesticides may convince some consumers certain fruits and vegetables aren't safe. But what is the science behind the information?
Check out Penn State Extension’s webinar series on home food preservation
Penn State Extension will focus on home food preservation techniques in its webinar series with topics ranging from jams and jellies to pressure canning.
Ask Jen about pasta
Isn't it ironic: last week we dove cannon-ball style into the world of gluten-free eating, and this week we're doing a complete 180° turn and eating pasta.
Tick that causes meat allergies found in Ohio
Learn more about the lone star tick, which, in certain cases, in some people, can cause an allergy to red meat after being bitten.