2015-2016 Pennsylvania State Budget News
March 14, 2016
Follow the latest news on the 2015-2016 PA state budget impasse and the potential impact on Penn State agricultural research and Penn State Extension, including programs such as 4-H
Multi-County Animal Science Day
March 8, 2016
Animal Science Day will be held on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at the Clinton County Fairgrounds. Workshops will include the Quality Animal Management training (formally know as GPP) and many other fun and interactive ways to gain knowledge about your species! Register today!
Quality Animal Management (GPP) Training Date
March 8, 2016
Required for 4-H'ers enrolled in ANY animal science project, whether exhibiting (showing) that project or not. Training will be included during the Multi-County Animal Science Day, May 7, 2016, at the Clinton County Fairgrounds. Mark your calendars now and register online today...
Rockin' Out to Citizenship: Pennsylvania 4-H Capital Days
February 4, 2016
The Early Bird discount has been extended to March 23, 2016! The 2016 Pennsylvania 4-H Capital Days will be held April 16-18 (Saturday-Monday) in Harrisburg, PA. Capital Days is a 3-day experiential program designed to teach 4-H’ers ages 14-18 about citizenship and civic engagement and provides an opportunity to share 4-H stories and be heard by those who make the decisions, set the budget and change laws for our state. This annual event also provides participants the opportunity to share with Legislators the impact 4-H has on youth and their communities across the state and nationwide. Capital Days delegates will attend a Harrisburg Senators game, enjoy a pre-game all-you-can-eat buffet, and Senators giveaways.
Indiana avian flu outbreak serves as biosecurity reminder for Pa. poultry owners
January 21, 2016
A new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza confirmed this month in the state of Indiana serves as a warning to Pennsylvania poultry producers and small-flock owners that they ignore biosecurity measures at their own risk, according to a poultry specialist in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.