An insect that attacks grapes, apples, stone fruits, and pines, and threatens Pennsylvania and the United States.
Berks County News
November 6, 2014Spotted Lanternfly, Lycorma delicatula, is a new threat to Pennsylvania and the United States. It lays egg masses of 30-50 eggs wherever there's a flat surface -- meaning that many home items easily transported can pack this pest and help it spread quickly.
September 26, 2014Greg Gnatt - New Penn State Extension district director for Schuylkill and Berks counties.
Penn State Extension News
From Williamsport to K.C.: World Series are nothing new for turfgrass student
October 21, 2014When TV coverage of the World Series begins tonight (Oct. 21), the first thing most viewers will notice is the immense crown cut into the centerfield grass of the Kansas City Royals' Kauffman Stadium. What they won't see is that there was a little bit of Penn State skill used in crafting that image, thanks to a member of the Royals grounds crew.
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
When: November 5 - December 10, 2014Where: Doylestown, PA
Nutrition Links: Plan - Know What's for Dinner and Shop - Get the Best for Less
When: November 24, 2014Where: Spring City, PA
Mock Farm Food Safety Audit Training in Schuylkill County
When: November 25, 2014Where: Hegins, PA
Nutrition Links: Fix It Safe
When: November 25, 2014Where: Phoenixville, PA
When: December 1, 2014Where: Doylestown, PA