Dauphin County News
August 18, 2014Understand and Protect Your Water Supply and Treatment Systems. Penn State Extension will offer a free workshop twice on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 from 2-4pm and 6-8pm.
August 12, 2014Penn State Extension of Dauphin County is offering a free StrongWomen Informational Session on Monday, September 8, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. at Dauphin County Agriculture and Natural Resources Building, 1451 Peters Mountain Road, Dauphin, PA 17018.
August 8, 2014The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) requires that every retail food service operation have at least one employee who holds a “nationally recognized food safety manager certification” such as ServSafe®.
Penn State Extension News
Long-time extension educators endow animal science scholarship
August 22, 2014Eugene and Carol Schurman, of Clymer, Pennsylvania, have given $50,000 to establish the Eugene and Carol Schurman Trustee Scholarship in the College of Agricultural Sciences. The scholarship will benefit students with demonstrated financial need, with first preference going to animal science majors.
Land-use webinar to explore conservation easements
August 21, 2014Conservation easements and their role in enhancing the landscapes and greenways of Pennsylvania communities will be the topic of a Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.
Public urged to be on watch for invasive Asian longhorned beetles
August 15, 2014By spotting, collecting and submitting suspected Asian longhorned beetles to experts, Pennsylvanians can help keep the non-native, invasive wood-boring threat to the state’s trees at bay, according to agriculture officials.
Upcoming Regional Events
Backyard Gardeners - Enjoying the Fruits of the Harvest - Tomatoes and Peppers
Event CanceledWhen: September 2, 2014Where: Lebanon, PA
When: September 3, 2014Where: Lancaster, PA
Entomology Short Course
When: September 4-5, 2014Where: York, PA
Late Summer Crop & Pesticide Update Meeting
When: September 6, 2014Where: Tamaqua, PA
Vineyard & Small Fruit Day
When: September 7, 2014Where: Carlisle, PA