A workshop designed to educate municipalities, engineers, watershed groups and students about the value of trees and green infrastructure in water quality was held on June 9, 2014 at the York Water Company Employee Center in York County.
How 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.
A Web-based seminar presented by Penn State Extension's Marcellus Education Team will look at the shale gas industry's workforce and training.
New Resources Available to Help Farmers Identify Opportunities
In some places entrepreneurial growth abounds. Economic incubators and a creative or innovating culture help support new entrepreneurs.
Growers of raspberries (both red and black), blackberries, and blueberries in particular should be monitoring for spotted wing drosophila (check traps daily if possible), and should be prepared with effective materials for control.
Downy mildew confirmed on cucumber in Maryland but not yet in PA.
No new reports so far this week.
Members of the Economic and Community Development Extension team were recently recognized at the National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals conference in Grand Rapids, MI for their series of webinars on land use issues
Hot and sticky to alternate with cool and dry through next week.
A variety of pests observed but still at low levels of severity.
Just in case you’ve been wondering what that weed was…American burnweed seems to be spreading.
Either way, remember to account for the plant nutrient value.
Make an objective assessment, not a hasty decision
Parents play a significant role in educating their children about the dangers and consequences of underage drinking. Parents do this through role-modeling as well as having honest conversations with their children about their family values around alcohol and drugs.
Feral swine are starting to make their presence known in the forests of Pennsylvania.
An summer update from the Pennsylvania Forestry Association
An update from the Pennsylvania Tree Farm Committee
Forest landowners tend to be an active group. How safe are we in the woods, at home, and with our health in general?