An insect that attacks grapes, apples, stone fruits, and pines, and threatens Pennsylvania and the United States.
Berks County News
January 29, 2015The North American Manure Expo is returning to Pennsylvania and promises to provide “Manure than you can Handle.”
January 16, 2015Three things stood out--the magnitude of the show, the passion of the agriculture community and the educational value that such a colossal event provides to the industry and general public.
December 22, 2014This one-day short course will be held in four locations across Pennsylvania. Equine gastrointestinal parasites, and their increasing resistance to available dewormers, are a major concern in the equine industry. Taking a whole-farm approach to control can cut down on deworming, save money on products that are no longer effective on your farm, help you learn which horses have natural resistance and which ones are “shedders”, and help reduce parasite resistance.
Penn State Extension News
Science for Solutions: Sixth Seminar of Series
January 30, 2015The Center for Nutrient Solutions presents the sixth seminar of the Science for Solutions series. "What is a Healthy Stream or Wetland Worth? Translating Ecosystem Services to Ecosystem Values, Part 2." This seminar will be presented by Rob Brooks, Professor of Geography and Ecology, and Director of Riparia at Penn State.
Lancaster Cattle Feeders Day slated for Jan. 27
January 19, 2015The annual Lancaster Cattle Feeders Day will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 27, at the Lancaster Farm and Home Center.
Land-use webinar series to kick off Jan. 21 with 'official map' session
January 13, 2015A series of Web-based Penn State Extension seminars covering various land-use topics will kick off with a session about using an "official map" to aid in proactively planning for future growth.
Upcoming Regional Events
4-H Teen Veterinary Science Course
When: January 22 - February 20, 2015Where: Collegeville, PA
When: February 2, 2015Where: Doylestown, PA
Pesticide Applicator Short Course
When: February 3-10, 2015Where: Leesport, PA
Toss Your Hat in the Ring
When: February 3, 2015Where: Nazareth, PA
5 Easy Ways To Grow Well-Irrigated Veggies, But Not Weeds!
When: February 3, 2015Where: Lebanon, PA