Extension and Outreach

Extension services and programs that meet real-world needs.

The extension programs in Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education cover topics including on farm and food business profitability, farm safety, youth and family development, consumer choices about food and health, and water and energy policy.


Information on farm safety and AgrAbility, designed to assist agricultural workers with disabilities or long-term health conditions. Tips on assistive technology and inspiring stories of farmers who have overcome obstacles to continue farming.

Better Kid Care

Better Kid Care provides professional development to early-care and youth development professionals to improve the quality of their care and educational practices.

Business and Operations

Penn State Extension delivers Business and Operations education and programs in six primary areas: Getting Started, Business Management, Human Resources, Land and Equipment, Farm Markets, and Farm Safety.

Children and Families

Be the best parent or caregiver you can be. Discover the ins and outs of child care, nutrition, childhood education, drug and alcohol prevention, and more.

Cultural Intelligence in the Workplace

This article is part of a series on "Cross-cultural Relationships in the Workplace." It will provide useful information to understand cultural diversity in the workplace and apply strategies to facilitate intercultural relationships.


Penn State Extension delivers Energy education and programs in two primary areas: Marcellus Shale and Natural Gas and Renewable and Alternative Energy.

Inteligencia cultural en el lugar de trabajo

Este artículo es parte de la serie "Relaciones transculturales en el lugar de trabajo".

Intergenerational and Aging

Discover a collection of activities for educators, human and community service professionals, and families interested in facilitating intergenerational understanding and cooperation.

Leading in an Inter-Generational Context

This article will provide tips for developing inter-generational leadership.


The Pennsylvania Women's Agricultural Network (PA-WAgN) supports women in agriculture by providing positive learning environments, networking, and empowerment opportunities.

Rural-Urban Leadership Program

The Pennsylvania Rural-Urban Leadership (RULE) Program encourages and fosters the development of adult community leaders from all segments of Pennsylvania.