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Penn State Extension revamps ‘Ag 101’ course
A Penn State Extension online course, titled "Ag 101," covers the basics of agriculture in Pennsylvania and other mid-Atlantic and Northeast states.
USDA awards $2.8 billion for climate-smart farming projects
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the first round of funding awarded to Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities Sept. 14 from the main campus of Pennsylvania State University
Penn State students focus on farmers with Table Rock Markets
Not all farmers like to spend a lot of time working online. But online sales and preorders are a big part of the business for some farms. That’s why Jake Grim launched Table Rock Markets, a website and company that allows farmers to take preorders for sales at farmers markets online.
Penn State’s Ag Progress Days expo returns
Penn State's Ag Progress Days is poised to return as an in-person event, Aug. 10-12, at the Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center.
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.
Plant scientist gets $1 million organic production grant
Penn State was awarded a $1 million grant for his investigation of intensifying organic grain production while balancing production and conservation.
PSU Extension Butcher School fills gap in workforce training
Labor shortages is a big issue butchers run into when trying to expand or even just run their businesses. Penn State Extension is trying to fix that.
Master gardeners grow interest in home gardening
Learn more about the history of victory gardens and Penn State's Victory Garden Reinvented webinar series.
Seaweed cuts methane from cows
Supplementing cattle feed with seaweed could significantly reduce methane belched by livestock, but it may not be a realistic strategy.
2019 Ag Progress Days held at Penn State
Thousands of people attended Penn State's 2019 Ag Progress Days Aug. 13 to 15 at the Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center.