An insect that attacks grapes, apples, stone fruits, and pines, and threatens Pennsylvania and the United States.
Berks County News
Spotted lanternfly 1st instar nymph
May 21, 2015A first instar nymph of the spotted lanternfly, Lycorma delicatula, from the quarantine area in eastern Berks County, Pennsylvania.
Herbicide Resistant Pigweeds Have Germinated in Berks County and Around the State
May 14, 2015Herbicide Resistant Pigweeds Have Germinated in Berks County and Around the State.
Registration Open for the 2015 North American Manure Expo: “Manure Than You Can Handle”
May 4, 2015The North American Manure Expo is returning to Pennsylvania and promises to provide “Manure than you can Handle.”
Penn State Extension News
Penn State Master Gardeners plan extravaganza in Centre County
May 8, 2015The Garden Fair and Plant Sale hosted by Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Centre County will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 16, at the Ag Progress Days site.
Land-use webinar to focus on agritourism issues for Pennsylvania communities
May 8, 2015"Agritourism Issues for Pennsylvania Communities" will be the topic of a Web-based land-use seminar offered by Penn State Extension.
Tractor safety program reaches milestone in Pennsylvania
April 29, 2015A program designed to reduce tractor-related farm injuries and deaths by helping farmers pay for the installation of rollover protective structures, or ROPS, recently reached a milestone in Pennsylvania. Administered by Penn State Extension, the ROPS Retrofit Program for Pennsylvania Farmers funded the installation of the 100th ROPS since the initiative began in 2011.
Upcoming Regional Events
When: May 29, 2015Where: Leesport, PA
When: June 1, 2015Where: Doylestown, PA
Evenings in the Garden: Garden Tools and Pruning
When: June 2, 2015Where: Leesport, PA
Dining with Diabetes
When: June 5, 2015Where: Pottstown, PA
Rain Barrel Workshops
When: June 6 - July 6, 2015Where: Center Valley, PA