New Location as of May 4, 2015
On the Move in May
On May 4, 2015, the Extension Office of Allegheny County and The Penn State Center Outreach Office downtown are jointly moving into new office space.
Allegheny County News
North American Expo "Crappiest" Slogan Contest
April 10, 2015The North American Manure Expo event will be in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania on July 14th and 15th. One new promotional twist for the Manure Expo is a T-shirt contest that is just plain fun.
On the Move in May
April 6, 2015On May 4, 2015, the Extension Office of Allegheny County and The Penn State Center Outreach Office downtown are jointly moving into new office space.
Winter Tree Maintenance
February 6, 2015Are trees not top-of-mind during the winter? Maybe they should be. Winter is an ideal time to inspect tree branches for defects, decay, or structural issues without the camouflage of leaves. Wounds, decay cavities, crooked growth, and weak branch unions are problems in the making that can be more easily spotted when the trees are bare.
Urban 4-H Educator Hired
January 21, 2015We would like to welcome Robert Ware as a new urban 4-H educator in Allegheny County. Robert has bachelor degrees in Speech Communication and Philosophy and will shortly complete his master's degree in Science, Law and Public Policy at California University of Pennsylvania.
Penn State Extension News
Dairy foods resources available on website; dairy plant directory offered
April 15, 2015Penn State Extension is offering two important resources related to dairy products.
Land-use webinar to focus on owning, managing natural lands
April 8, 2015Planning for open space and owning and managing natural lands will be the topic of a Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.
Penn State Extension offering beef producer webinars
April 3, 2015Penn State Extension's Livestock Team is offering a two-part, Web-based seminar series focused on beef-production topics available to view at home and at various locations across the commonwealth.
- Participation in Comprehensive Community Development in the City of Pittsburgh - Hazelwood Nursery Assistance
- Master Gardener-Speakers Bureau Scheduling Programs
- Partner Focus: Pittsburgh Food Policy Council
- Allegheny County - Our County Seal
- Dining with Diabetes Program Offers Valuable Support
- Purchase PSU Soil Test Kits
Upcoming Regional Events
Better Kid Care: Using Building Blocks for Learning
When: April 20, 2015Where: Greensburg, PA
Spring Garden Kickoff
When: April 25, 2015Where: Greensburg, PA
Backyard Gardening Lecture Series: Green Gardens, Clean Water
When: April 25, 2015Where: Finleyville, PA
Champion Lumber Field Trip and Sawmill Tour
When: April 25, 2015Where: Champion, PA
Better Kid Care: Developing Social, Emotional, and Language Skills of Infants and Toddlers Through Play
When: April 27, 2015Where: Washington, PA
Better Kid Care: Digital Media Literacy & Technology Tools for Early Learning: What Educators Need To Know
When: April 29, 2015Where: Greensburg, PA
Better Kid Care: When Children's Needs Are Special
When: April 30, 2015Where: Greensburg, PA