Bradford County News
May 6, 2013It’s that time again. The Master Gardeners of Bradford County are holding their annual Spring Plant Sale on Saturday, May 18th. The location of the sale will be at the Towanda Master Gardeners' Demonstration Garden at 701 South 4th Street in Towanda. You may purchase Master Gardener-grown perennials from 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM. Come early for the best selection. All potted plants are $3 each or 4 plants for $10. Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer your gardening questions. See you in the garden!
Penn State Extension News
Webinar to examine effect of shale-gas development on rural roads
May 10, 2013The impact that natural-gas development in deep shale formations has on rural Pennsylvania roads will be the focus of a free, Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.
Online beekeeping course receives international recognition
May 9, 2013A Web-based Penn State Extension course designed to help beginning and experienced beekeepers gain the knowledge they need to be successful has been recognized for online excellence. Beekeeping 101 was named an official honoree in the 2013 Webby Awards. The course was one of 11 honorees in the Education category.
Mysterious insect to emerge in parts of Pennsylvania
May 8, 2013One of the world's most mysterious insects is about to invade the skies over wooded areas in eastern Pennsylvania and other states, but an expert in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences says it's not a cause for alarm. Residents of 17 Pennsylvania counties soon will see an emergence of periodical cicadas, commonly but mistakenly called 17-year locusts.