Upcoming Regional Events
Crawford County Master Gardeners demonstrate gardening in small plots at the 2016 Crawford County Fair. Our display has a wide range of small space solutions for growing flowers, vegetables and herbs.
Inviting Grandparents/Kinship Caregivers and Their Families to this free fun-filled summer picnic.
Meeting Dates: Sept. 8, 15, 22, & 29, 2016 (3:00 - 5:00 PM); Follow-Up: Nov. 10, 2016 (3:00 - 5:00 PM)
Monday, September 12, 2016 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM); Monday, September 19, 2016 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam to immediately follow class.
Meeting Dates: September 14, 21, & 28, and October 5, 2016 (1:00 - 3:30 PM); Follow-Up: December 7, 2016 (1:00 - 3:30 PM)
Thursday, October 6, 2016 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM); Thursday, October 13, 2016 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam to immediately follow class.
Master Gardener Basic Training scheduled for Crawford County. Class to be offered in Meadville.
Penn State Extension in Mercer County is now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 Penn State Extension Master Gardener Basic Training Program.
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.
Especially when milk prices are down, it is important to make the most of every dollar on the farm. This workshop will provide producers with strategies that can be used on their farms to increase production and efficiency while minimizing associated costs.
Understanding Mastitis from the Inside Out is an interactive workshop where attendees will get a firsthand view of the effects of mastitis on milk production by dissecting an udder to view important structures and how they relate to mastitis control and infection.