Cumberland County

Cumberland County News

Family Garden Day with Penn State Extension
May 23, 2017
Penn State Master Gardeners in Cumberland County are hosting Family Garden Day on Saturday, June 3, 2017, between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. at the Penn State Extension office, 310 Allen Road, Carlisle, PA 17013.
Youth Summer Garden Camp for Youth with Penn State Master Gardeners
May 23, 2017
Penn State Master Gardeners are offering a Summer Garden Camp for youth ages 7 to 12 or in grades 3 to 6 at the Penn State Extension office on Allen Road in Carlisle. Registration deadline is June 5th.
Home Food Preservation–Canning Tomatoes and Fruit Workshop Offered
May 22, 2017
A workshop on using a boiling water canner to preserve tomatoes and fruits, conducted by Penn State Extension, is being held at the Cumberland County Extension Office in Carlisle on Wednesday, July 26th from 10am-12pm. Cost is $15 and the registration deadline is July 21st.

Penn State Extension News

Pennsylvania's forest-products industry the focus of Timber 2017 expo
May 18, 2017
Businesses and individuals interested in Pennsylvania's large forest-products industry can learn about goods, services, best practices and industry trends at the 2017 Forest Products Equipment and Technology Exposition, which will take place Friday, June 9, and Saturday, June 10, at Penn State's Ag Progress Days site at Rock Springs.
Grant aimed at solving agricultural water issues through community engagement
May 17, 2017
A group of institutions led by Penn State has received nearly $2.2 million for the first year of a planned four-year, $5 million project aimed at developing a model for engaging communities and stakeholders to ensure adequate supplies of good-quality water both for and from agriculture. Partners include the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service, Arizona State University and the University of Nebraska Lincoln.
Webinar to compare state and local oil and gas revenues across the country
May 9, 2017
Comparing revenues from oil and gas production across 16 states and describing major impacts in regions such as the Marcellus, Bakken and Permian will be the focus of a web-based seminar to be presented by Penn State Extension.

Upcoming Regional Events

York County Gypsy Moth Assessment Request
When: May 19 - July 31, 2017
Where: York, PA
Dauphin County Pond and Lake Workshop
When: May 31, 2017
Where: Harrisburg, PA
Landscaping with Herbs
When: June 3, 2017
Where: Chambersburg, PA
Family Garden Day
When: June 3, 2017
Where: Carlisle, PA
Plan Review Workshop
When: June 6, 2017
Where: Harrisburg, PA