An insect that attacks grapes, apples, stone fruits, and pines, and threatens Pennsylvania and the United States.
Berks County News
Host Plants Used by Spotted Lanternfly
April 24, 2015We get many questions about the host plants used by Spotted Lanternfly. In most of the articles about Spotted Lanternfly there are references to “over 65 host plants”.
North American Expo "Crappiest" Slogan Contest
April 10, 2015The North American Manure Expo event will be in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania on July 14th and 15th. One new promotional twist for the Manure Expo is a T-shirt contest that is just plain fun.
Spotted Lanternfly Volunteer Tree Banding Program
March 31, 2015Since spotted lanternfly is known to be established in only a few properties in Eastern Berks County, and has the potential to severely impact a number of agricultural commodities, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture is attempting to eradicate this new pest to North America.
Penn State Extension News
Bull named head of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology at Penn State
April 24, 2015Carolee Bull will become head of the Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, effective Sept. 1. Bull currently is a research plant pathologist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service at its Crop Improvement and Protection Research Station in Salinas, California.
Dairy foods resources available on website; dairy plant directory offered
April 15, 2015Penn State Extension is offering two important resources related to dairy products.
Land-use webinar to focus on owning, managing natural lands
April 8, 2015Planning for open space and owning and managing natural lands will be the topic of a Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.
Upcoming Regional Events
When: April 29, 2015Where: Stevens, PA
Introduction to Organic Vegetable Production - Rotation Planning
When: April 30, 2015Where: Allentown, PA
12th Annual Lancaster County Master Gardeners Plant Sale and Garden Shed
When: May 2, 2015Where: Lancaster, PA
When: May 4, 2015Where: Doylestown, PA
Identification and Management of Vegetable Diseases
When: May 5, 2015Where: Lebanon, PA