Berks County News
July 29, 2014The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture recently announced that they are expanding the quarantine area in Southeast PA for thousand cankers disease of black walnut.
Penn State Extension News
Limited Edition T-Shirt Sale
August 25, 2014Promote the College of Agricultural Sciences and encourage PSU to "Think Ag" with the limited edition 2014 Ag Sciences t-shirt.
Long-time extension educators endow animal science scholarship
August 22, 2014Eugene and Carol Schurman, of Clymer, Pennsylvania, have given $50,000 to establish the Eugene and Carol Schurman Trustee Scholarship in the College of Agricultural Sciences. The scholarship will benefit students with demonstrated financial need, with first preference going to animal science majors.
Land-use webinar to explore conservation easements
August 21, 2014Conservation easements and their role in enhancing the landscapes and greenways of Pennsylvania communities will be the topic of a Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.
Upcoming Regional Events
Hands-On Food Preservation Workshop - Pressure Canning
When: August 28, 2014Where: Collegeville, PA
When: September 2, 2014Where: Collegeville, PA
Introduction to Organic Vegetable Production: Plant Disease Scouting, ID and Management
When: September 2, 2014Where: Emmaus, PA
Backyard Gardeners - Enjoying the Fruits of the Harvest - Tomatoes and Peppers
Event CanceledWhen: September 2, 2014Where: Lebanon, PA
When: September 3, 2014Where: Lancaster, PA