Penn State Offers Shiitake Mushroom School, March 22nd
March 7, 2014
This one-day, intensive program will focus on the process for cultivating shiitake mushrooms on natural logs. Program topics will include tree selection, log inoculation, stacking, fruiting, harvesting, material cost, and marketing. Join us for this exciting hands-on workshop.
Risk Management: Small Farms within Local Food Systems
March 1, 2014
Between the effects of weather, public policy and consumer variation, risk is omnipresent in agriculture. It is important for farmers to understand how to manage risk for greater reward when participating in the local food systems.
Grazing School, starting March 4!
February 26, 2014
Please join us for this multi-session course starting March 4, 2014 in Leesport, PA. Dairy and livestock producers who are thinking about or intending to transition all or a portion of their farm to grazing are invited to participate.
Penn State Extension Offers Course for New Organic Vegetable Producers
February 25, 2014
Join us for Introduction to Organic Vegetable Production, a course for people planning to make the leap from vegetable gardening to production for profit and beginning organic vegetable producers who are ready to refine their techniques in order to optimize their production and profit.
Webinar Series on Organic Weed Management
February 24, 2014
Organic farmers and specialists from across the U.S. will be leading a free webinar series on organic weed management. The webinars will discuss several approaches and practices for managing weeds including crop rotations, cover crops, and soil management.