Dauphin County News
Penn State Extension Works to Support Farmers in their Start-Up and Establishing Years
October 1, 2015Penn State is teaming up with establishing farmers to help new farmers become more profitable, productive, and sustainable. With funding from the USDA Beginning Farmer and Rancher project the Penn State Start Farming team is offering study circles, courses and “Models for the Future” demonstration plots.
Penn State Extension - Dauphin County 98th Annual Meeting
October 1, 2015The Board of Directors cordially invite the public to attend the 98th Annual Meeting of the Penn State Extension - Dauphin County, Monday, November 16, 2015. The meeting will be held at the Dauphin County Agriculture & Natural Resources Center, 1451 Peters Mountain Road, Dauphin, PA 17018. This year’s program will be presented by Wolf Sanctuary of PA.
Susquehanna River Basin Historical Lumbering and Rafting Presentation
September 30, 2015The Dauphin County Woodland Owners Association (DCWOA) is pleased to host a presentation on historical lumbering and rafting in the Susquehanna River Basin from colonial times through the 19th Century given by Stephen A. Runkle on Thursday, October 8, 2015, at the Dauphin County Agricultural & Natural Resources Center located at 1451 Peters Mountain Road, Dauphin, PA.
Penn State Extension News
Penn State Animal Diagnostic Lab among first lines of defense versus avian flu
September 18, 2015More than 48 million turkeys and laying hens in 21 states have died this year following an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza. As wild waterfowl, which may carry the virus, begin their autumn migration, Pennsylvania is in the crosshairs, and that has Penn State's Animal Diagnostic Laboratory on high alert.
Webinar looks at unmanned aerial vehicle use in the energy field
September 11, 2015How the use of unmanned aerial vehicles -- commonly called UAVs -- will change operations in the oil and natural gas industries will be the topic of a Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.
Land-use webinar to focus on economic ecology of healthy watersheds
September 8, 2015How a community in Lancaster County has improved water quality and economic vitality while addressing the impact of stormwater runoff and flooding through an innovative restoration approach will be the topic of a Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.
Upcoming Regional Events
Exploring the Small Farm Dream
When: September 24 - October 9, 2015Where: York, PA
Mediterranean Cuisine Comes to Pennsylvania
Event CanceledWhen: September 30 - October 22, 2015Where: Sunbury, PA
Woody Plant Identification - Conifers
When: October 6-8, 2015Where: Carlisle, PA
Backyard Gardeners - Build That Soil!
When: October 6, 2015Where: Lebanon, PA
When: October 8, 2015Where: Lebanon, PA