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Safe and Healthy Picnics
May 10, 2017
Have you gotten the picnic "bug" yet, with warmer weather and luxurious foliage blanketing the countryside? Try some tricks to make your picnic both food-safe and healthy!
Image:  C. Williams, Penn State
Workshops for Farm Businesses to be Held Across the State in June
May 3, 2017
Farm royalty owners face many legal and financial risks associated with oil and natural gas leasing. Many farmers have used royalty income streams to supplement farm income and to make important capital investments.
Vegetable Garden by Lori Stalteri; CC By 2.0
Plant an Extra Row!
May 2, 2017
This year, share the bounty of your summer garden by planting an extra row or two of vegetables to donate to your local food bank or pantry.

Penn State Extension News

Pennsylvania's forest-products industry the focus of Timber 2017 expo
May 18, 2017
Businesses and individuals interested in Pennsylvania's large forest-products industry can learn about goods, services, best practices and industry trends at the 2017 Forest Products Equipment and Technology Exposition, which will take place Friday, June 9, and Saturday, June 10, at Penn State's Ag Progress Days site at Rock Springs.
Grant aimed at solving agricultural water issues through community engagement
May 17, 2017
A group of institutions led by Penn State has received nearly $2.2 million for the first year of a planned four-year, $5 million project aimed at developing a model for engaging communities and stakeholders to ensure adequate supplies of good-quality water both for and from agriculture. Partners include the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service, Arizona State University and the University of Nebraska Lincoln.
Webinar to compare state and local oil and gas revenues across the country
May 9, 2017
Comparing revenues from oil and gas production across 16 states and describing major impacts in regions such as the Marcellus, Bakken and Permian will be the focus of a web-based seminar to be presented by Penn State Extension.

Upcoming Regional Events

Cooking for Crowds: A Volunteer's Guide to Safe Food Handling
When: May 23, 2017
Where: Tunkhannock, PA
Cooking for Crowds: A Volunteer's Guide to Safe Food Handling
When: May 23, 2017
Where: Tunkhannock, PA
Mediterranean Cuisine Comes to You
When: June 1, 2017
Where: Towanda, PA
Williamsport First Friday
When: June 2, 2017
Where: Williamsport, PA
Make Your Own Rolling Compost Bin
When: June 3, 2017
Where: Montrose, PA