Review and discuss consumer trends and conducting market research. Explore the many marketing opportunities available to small scale farmers. Cover the appropriate farm management techniques and practices.
Hear what it takes to raise beef, sheep or pigs on a few acres. Topics covered include housing, nutrition, health and breeding.
Learn from Industry Experts at KILE Agriculture Forum. Exhibitors and other producers can learn the latest on animal diseases, nutrition tips and marketing through a free agriculture forum included in the Keystone International Livestock Exposition (KILE) show at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg, PA.
Learn the basics of soil’s physical, chemical and biological properties that lead to optimal plant growth.
The PA Grassland Evaluation Contest is an educational opportunity for PA high school students enrolled in FFA and 4-H programs, or members of a high school affiliated club.
Get an introduction to growing vegetables...from growing seedlings to preparing beds, keeping out the weeds, and harvesting.
The class is for those who have an interest in possibly keeping bees or beginning beekeepers. No knowledge of beekeeping is necessary. The “Basics of Beekeeping” class will provide participants with information that will help them decide if keeping honey bees is right for them. Participants will see examples of a hive, hive parts, and beekeepers tools.