Upcoming Regional Events
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.
The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Erie County will be hosting their fifth annual Pumpkin D’Light Night Walking Tour on evenings of October 7-8. This is a family-friendly event.
The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Erie County will be hosting their fifth annual Pumpkin D’Light Night Walking Tour on the evenings of October 7-8. This is a family-friendly event.
Pesticide Applicator Short Course will help build a foundation of knowledge about safe and proper handling and use of pesticides.
New dates: Thursday, October 13, 2016 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM); Thursday, October 20, 2016 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam to immediately follow class.
Thurs., Nov. 10, 2016 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM); Thurs., Nov. 17, 2016 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)--Exam to immediately follow class.
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.
Farm$en$e is a four session workshop that teaches farmers how to understand financial statements such as the cash flow statement, the balance sheet, and the income statement.
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.