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  • Drought
    PSU questions if state is drought resistant
    Pennsylvania has not seen a true drought in quite some time. Climate models however predict droughts to become more frequent. Penn State University climatologist Paul Knight will explore the possibility and necessity of planning for drought.The...
  • Managing nutrient runoff topic of PSU webinar
    Managing nutrient runoff topic of PSU webinar
    The Penn State Water Resources Extension is offering a free webinar on Fertilizer Forecaster, A New Predictive Tool for Runoff tomorrow. After a heavy rain, stormwater run off often includes nutrient runoff from the fields. Managing the runoff is...
  • Dining with Diabetics Class
    Dining with Diabetics Class offered
    Dining with Diabetes offers an understanding some of what you need to know about how to make smart dining choices. Cooking for new diabetics and those with pre-diabetes can often be a challenge, especially for those who do not like to cook or...
  • home gardens
    PSU discusses home garden irrigation systems
    The Penn State Water Resources Extension is offering a free webinar on home garden irrigation systems tomorrow. Building a system yourself can be simple. Home graden irrigation systems use less water than the traditional overhead watering. The...
  • Ag Progress Days
    Ag Progress Days opens registration for exhibitors
    The Exhibitor Online Registration is now available for the 2014 Ag Progress Days. Ag Progress Days is the largest outdoor agricultural exposition in Pennsylvania. It is held for three days every year in August and features the latest in technology...
  • Conewago Creek Initiative
    PSU discusses water quality and the Conewago Creek Initiative
    Water quality is agreeably an important topic among preppers. The Conewago Creek Initiative advocates water quality. The Penn State Water Resources Extension is offering a free webinar on the Conewago Creek Initiative: A Model for Community...
  • PSU addresses Chesapeake Bay concerns
    PSU addresses Chesapeake Bay concerns
    The Penn State Water Resources Extension is offering a free webinar on The Costs to Agriculture of Saving the Bay on Wednesday, 29 January. The webinar will highlight the recent study for the USDA Office of the Chief Economist on the costs of...
  • Learn about water resources and shale gas drilling
    Learn about water resources and shale gas drilling
    The Penn State Water Resources Extension is offering a free webinar on water resources and on shale gas drilling this week. The first part is “New tools for teaching youth about water: Watershed Decisions” while the second part of...
  • PSU looks at state’s water situation
    PSU looks at state’s water situation
    Water resources within the state of Pennsylvania are an important issue. The Penn State Extension is offering webinars on a variety of issues pertaining to water resources within the Commonwealth. The July webinar will be 31 July from noon to 1 PM...
  • Chi Omega sorority Mexican-themed party
    Penn State University plans protest after sorority has 'Mexican-themed party'
    At Penn State University, the girls of the Chi Omega sorority have been on probation after a picture of sorority sisters made its way around the internet. Penn State students announced on Monday that they would hold a peaceful march through campus...
  • Green Tea
    PSU scientists find green tea may reduce blood sugar spikes
    Green tea has long been known considered a benefit for warding off cancer and heart disease. It is also thought to be beneficial in regards to lowering cholesterol, risk of stroke and even dementia. Now researchers at Penn State University (PSU)...
  • New Penn State football uniforms to sport players’ names and a blue ribbon
    New Penn State football uniforms to sport players’ names and a blue ribbon
    Even prior to the Joe Paterno era of Penn State football, the Nittany Lions football players’ names never appeared on the PSU football jerseys. But when the players take the field at Beaver Stadium for their 126th season this September, we...
  • Penn State fined shocking $60M, wins vacated
    Penn State fined shocking $60M, wins vacated
    Top news coming in today to an overcast San Francisco is about Penn State University.Penn State University has now been fined $60M and all its wins have been vacated from 1998 to 2011.That translates as a loss of all Joe Paterno's victories ...
  • Joe Paterno’s statue being removed from Penn State campus
    Joe Paterno’s statue being removed from Penn State campus
    Penn State University President Rodney Erickson released a statement early this morning detailing his decision to remove the iconic statue of Joe Paterno which has resided outside the football stadium on the PSU campus since 2001.In his Penn State...
  • Penn State
    Penn State has been punished enough
    Not being a sports writer is not an issue, nor is liking or not liking college football important. The fact that Jerry Sandusky did receive his punishment is as it should be. Just how much more will the University be required to pay, emotionally,...