Bucks County News
Penn State Extension Works to Support Farmers in their Start-Up and Establishing Years
October 1, 2015Penn State is teaming up with establishing farmers to help new farmers become more profitable, productive, and sustainable. With funding from the USDA Beginning Farmer and Rancher project the Penn State Start Farming team is offering study circles, courses and “Models for the Future” demonstration plots.
Another Berks County Township Added to Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine Zone
September 15, 2015Harrisburg, Pa. — Berks County has another township under quarantine due to the Spotted Lanternfly. The invasive insect, which was new to the United States last fall, continues to impact the county.
Bucks County 4-H Livestock Judging Team are going to Nationals!
September 3, 2015
Penn State Extension News
Penn State Animal Diagnostic Lab among first lines of defense versus avian flu
September 18, 2015More than 48 million turkeys and laying hens in 21 states have died this year following an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza. As wild waterfowl, which may carry the virus, begin their autumn migration, Pennsylvania is in the crosshairs, and that has Penn State's Animal Diagnostic Laboratory on high alert.
Webinar looks at unmanned aerial vehicle use in the energy field
September 11, 2015How the use of unmanned aerial vehicles -- commonly called UAVs -- will change operations in the oil and natural gas industries will be the topic of a Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.
Land-use webinar to focus on economic ecology of healthy watersheds
September 8, 2015How a community in Lancaster County has improved water quality and economic vitality while addressing the impact of stormwater runoff and flooding through an innovative restoration approach will be the topic of a Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.
Upcoming Regional Events
Master Gardener Basic Training: Philadelphia
When: August 27, 2015 to August 27, 2016Where: Philadelphia, PA
Northampton County Open Gate Farm Tour 2015
When: October 10-11, 2015Where: Nazareth, PA
Lehigh Valley Early Care and Education Professional Development Day
When: October 12, 2015Where: Bethlehem, PA
What Killed My Tree?
When: October 13, 2015Where: Doylestown, PA
Lehigh County Open Gate Farm Tour 2015
When: October 18, 2015Where: Allentown, PA