Upcoming Regional Events
Weds., Mar. 1, 2017 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM); Weds., Mar. 8, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam will begin at 1:00 PM.
The Landscape IPM Seminar is a one-day turf and ornamental update that provides research-based information on insect and disease problems and offers re-certification and continuing education credits for licensed pesticide applicators, certified arborists, landscape architects and Pennsylvania Certified Horticulturists.
The Butler County Tree Fruit Meeting is designed to give commercial tree fruit growers the latest research based information on a variety of topics. Specialists conducting research in the orchard will be presenting the sessions and participants will have an opportunity to interact with other commercial tree fruit growers.
Agribusinesses and farm organizations are invited to participate as exhibitors at the 28th Annual Susquehanna Ag Day! A popular event, Ag Day is attended by local farmers and their families, as well as other individuals with an interest in agriculture.
Gardeners are invited to join us for the Smart Gardening Workshop! This workshop will include a series of four presentations to help participants prepare to garden a little smarter in 2017.
Developing a Farm Food Safety Plan is designed to assist growers who are writing a USDA Harmonized GAP Food Safety Plan or are preparing for some other farm food safety audit requiring a written plan.
Pruning for Professionals focuses on pruning small trees and shrubs, including training young shade trees and is geared toward landscape professionals who care for a variety of plants in the landscapes they manage.
Weds., Mar. 15, 2017 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM); Weds., Mar. 22, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam will begin at 1:00 PM.
Mar. 21, 28; Apr. 4, & 11, 2017 (1:30 - 3:00 PM); Follow-Up: TBD (1:30 PM)
Plants, birds, woodlands, and wildflowers share amazing connections in order to support each other throughout the seasons. Come to Going Wild: Spring Garden Symposium to learn about those connections and learn everything you want to know about plant propagation, but never asked.
Join us for a half-day gardening seminar, presented by the Washington County Master Gardeners. The Spring Gardening Seminar is open to the public.
Preparing food in large quantities is different than food preparation in the home. Cooking for Crowds: A Volunteer's Guide to Safe Food Handling program helps non-profit organizations and their volunteers understand the risks involved with preparing large volumes of food and the important food safety practices that need to be implemented to ensure a safe event.
Thurs., Apr. 6, 2017 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM); Thurs., Apr. 13, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam will begin at 1:00 PM.
This workshop teaches stewardship of your land. By enhancing or creating natural areas and woodland, landowners can enjoy recreation, aesthetics, wildlife, and water quality. If the lot connects to other lots, there is an opportunity to make an even bigger impact by getting neighbors involved! Join us to learn how landowners, of even just a few acres, can make a positive difference in the environment through planning and implementing simple stewardship practices.
The Garden & Landscape Symposium of Western Pennsylvania showcases internationally renowned horticulture experts in a daylong educational event attracting more than 300 attendees.
Weds., May 31, 2017 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM); Weds., June 7, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam will begin at 1:00 PM.
Tues., July 11, 2017 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM); Tues., July 18, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam will begin at 1:00 PM.
Weds., Aug. 2, 2017 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM); Weds., Aug. 9, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam will begin at 1:00 PM.
Weds., Sept. 13, 2017 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM); Weds., Sept. 20, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam will begin at 1:00 PM.
Weds., Nov. 1, 2017 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM); Weds., Nov. 8, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam will begin at 1:00 PM.
Thurs., Nov. 9, 2017 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM); Thurs., Nov. 16, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam will begin at 1:00 PM.