Dauphin County News
2015 4-H Summer Camps
April 18, 2015Experience 4-H for the summer, Dauphin County 4-H will be offering several day camps for youth ages 6 - 12. Come and join us for our summer camp programs and learn skills that will last a lifetime.
Harrisburg Cemetery Tree Walk and History Comes Alive Tours
April 17, 2015The Penn State Extension Dauphin County Master Gardeners “Harrisburg Cemetery Spring Tree Walk” and the Camp Curtin Historical Society “History Comes Alive” tours will take place at the Harrisburg Cemetery on Saturday, April 25, 2015, from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. The rain date is Sunday, April 26, 2015, from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. The event is hosted by Penn State Extension Dauphin County Master Gardeners, Camp Curtin Historical Society, today’s the day Harrisburg, and Historic Harrisburg Association.
North American Expo "Crappiest" Slogan Contest
April 10, 2015The North American Manure Expo event will be in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania on July 14th and 15th. One new promotional twist for the Manure Expo is a T-shirt contest that is just plain fun.
Penn State Extension News
Bull named head of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology at Penn State
April 24, 2015Carolee Bull will become head of the Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, effective Sept. 1. Bull currently is a research plant pathologist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service at its Crop Improvement and Protection Research Station in Salinas, California.
Dairy foods resources available on website; dairy plant directory offered
April 15, 2015Penn State Extension is offering two important resources related to dairy products.
Land-use webinar to focus on owning, managing natural lands
April 8, 2015Planning for open space and owning and managing natural lands will be the topic of a Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.
Upcoming Regional Events
Woody Plant Identification - Flowering Trees
When: April 28, 2015Where: Carlisle, PA
When: April 29, 2015Where: Stevens, PA
Better Kid Care: Sofa, Spuds and French Fries - Taking a Look at Childhood Obesity
When: April 29, 2015Where: Dauphin, PA
Home Gardening Series: Pruning Woody Plants
When: April 30, 2015Where: York, PA
Mediterranean Cuisine Comes to Pennsylvania
When: April 30 - May 22, 2015Where: Sunbury, PA