Upcoming Regional Events
Business planning is a process that any entrepreneur can follow. Your Future in Focus: Business Planning is a series of webinars and face-to-face sessions designed specifically to lead farming and food entrepreneurs through the process of business planning.
The Equine Environmental Stewardship Short Course short course is an exciting, four evening workshop that provides practical, hands-on experiences.
Dining with Diabetes is a program for adults with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes and their families that will increase knowledge of healthy food choices and diabetes management. The classes offer healthy meal planning, food demonstrations, class discussions, and new physical activity choices. Class Dates: Oct. 10, 17 & 31 and Nov. 7 & 14, 2016.
Join us to learn how broadleaf evergreen shrubs can add year-round structure, color, texture, and form to the landscape. Colorful flowers and fruits enhance the appeal of these garden stalwarts used as specimens and also in foundation, screening, and mixed border plantings.
The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that has been found in southeastern counties in Pennsylvania. There is an on-going effort to eradicate this potential pest. The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) is seeking contractors to bid on tree removal, tree herbicide application and tree insecticide application.
The spotted lanternfly, Lycorma delicatula, is an invasive insect that was first discovered in Berks County in September 2014. The insect has the potential to destroy high-value crops, including grapes, tree fruits and hardwood lumber.
Preparing food in large quantities is different than food preparation in the home. Cooking for Crowds: A Volunteer's Guide to Safe Food Handling program helps non-profit organizations and their volunteers understand the risks involved with preparing large volumes of food and the important food safety practices that need to be implemented to ensure a safe event.
This five week course is organized to give confidence to landscape contractors and garden enthusiasts who might be asked to do small designs for homeowners, but feel like they don't know how.
A facilitated review on how to analyze planting and sales records, data collection methods, food trends in popular culture, how to create harvest and planting calendars, plus much more!
Dining with Diabetes is a program for adults with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes and their families that will increase knowledge of healthy food choices and diabetes management. The classes offer healthy meal planning, food demonstrations, class discussions, and new physical activity choices. Class Dates: Nov. 2, 9, 16 & 30; Dec. 7, 2016; Feb. 2, 2017
Drone Discovery was developed by Cornell University Cooperative Extension. It’s a hands-on engineering design challenge that explores the science behind drones and how they are being used to solve real world problems. Youth will learn everything from flight dynamics and aircraft types, to safety and regulations, to remote sensing and flight control.
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM); Mon., Nov. 14, 2016 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)--Exam to begin at 1:00 PM.
Monday, November 7, 2016 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM); Monday, November 14, 2016 (9:00 AM - 2:00 PM) - Exam begins at 2:00 PM
The Annual Meeting of Montgomery County Cooperative Extension will feature a presentation on "Agriculture in Mozambique – Incomprehensible Lack of Resources."
During this field day, producers and managers can learn about vaccination strategies, castration techniques, and implanting calves.
Monday, November 14, 2016 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM); Monday, November 21, 2016 (9:00 - 11:00 AM) - Exam to immediately follow class.
The Penn State School of International Affairs is joining forces with the Penn State Center Philadelphia to examine the future of American foreign policy in the wake of the 2016 presidential election.
Monday, December 5, 2016 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM); Monday, December 12, 2016 (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM) - Exam to begin at 11:00 AM
All commercial and public nutrient management specialists must fully complete this mandatory training course in order to obtain provisional certification.