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How to Wash Your Produce Safely
May 22, 2017
Have you seen produce wash products and wonder, are they necessary? They add unnecessary dollars to the food bill.
Forested stream in winter Photo: Sandy Smith, Penn State Extension
Penn State Extension Webinar Discusses Nature’s Financial Benefits
May 22, 2017
What is nature worth? Does it have a hidden value beyond the beauty and welfare of a community? What are we willing to pay to maintain or enhance our quality of life, health, cost of living and economy that nature provides?
Lady's Mantle, Photo by Pamela T. Hubbard
The Highs and Lows of Gardening: Vines and Groundcovers
May 18, 2017
Plant gorgeous vines and beautiful groundcovers to solve some common problems in your garden.

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
Cooking Institute: Appetizers That Make the Meal
When: May 23, 2017
Where: Lebanon, PA
Cooking Institute: Appetizers That Make the Meal
When: May 23, 2017
Where: Lebanon, PA
Spring Orchard Meeting
When: May 23, 2017
Where: Richfield, PA
Mediterranean Cuisine Comes to You
When: May 23, 2017
Where: Sunbury, PA