Allegheny County News
2014 Herb of the Year: Artemisia
June 30, 2014Artemisia (family Asteraceae) is a large genus including over 300 different species. It was chosen to be the "2014 Herb of the Year" by The International Herb Association.
May 8, 2014This past Tuesday, May 6th, Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, along with county council, recognized and congratulated the Cooperative Extension of The Pennsylvania State University on its upcoming 100th anniversary. The May 8th anniversary date marks the signing of the Smith-Lever Act which established the Cooperative Extension, the nationwide transformational education system operating through Land-Grant universities in partnership with federal, state, and local governments.
Penn State Extension News
Ag Progress Days a valuable business trip for producers
July 21, 2014Agricultural producers are busy people who often find it hard to get away to shop for equipment or learn the latest production practices. But Penn State's Ag Progress Days exposition, which takes place Aug. 12-14, offers farm operators the chance to compare goods and services, see the latest machinery in action, and find out about new methods and technologies that can help them maximize productivity -- all in a single trip.
Webinar to explore link between comprehensive planning, economic development
July 11, 2014How can you make your comprehensive plan better support economic development? That will be the topic of a Web-based seminar kicking off a summer-fall land-use series offered by Penn State Extension.
Webinar to focus on shale gas industry's workforce
July 11, 2014A Web-based seminar presented by Penn State Extension's Marcellus Education Team will look at the shale gas industry's workforce and training.
- Food Preservation Workshop Offered this August at South Park-Buffalo Inn
- Allegheny County Celebrating Its 225 Birthday
- Dining with Diabetes Program Offers Valuable Support
- Statewide Home Food Preservation Blog Available
- Master Gardener-Speakers Bureau Scheduling Programs Now!
- Purchase PSU Soil Test Kits
Upcoming Regional Events
Year-Round Vegetable Gardening (Beaver Library Garden Series)
When: July 23, 2014Where: Beaver, PA
Children's Educational Program: What's All the Buzz About?
When: July 28, 2014Where: Washington, PA
Conifer Identification & Usage
When: August 7-29, 2014Where: Pittsburgh, PA
Garden in the Parks Field Day 2014 - South Park
When: August 16, 2014Where: South Park, PA
Garden in the Parks Field Day 2014 - North Park
When: August 16, 2014Where: Allison Park, PA
Edible Teaching Garden Workshop: Preserving Herbs and Edible Flowers
When: August 27, 2014Where: Pittsburgh, PA
When: September 9, 2014Where: Washington, PA