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
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.
Penn State helps put robots to work down on the farm
August 15, 2014Laser-guided robots and computer-programmed cleaning devices are allowing dairy farmers to work smarter rather than harder.
Ag Progress Days is a 150-acre smorgasbord of activities
August 5, 2014One of the East's largest agricultural expositions is on tap Aug. 12-14, and those who make the trip to Penn State's Ag Progress Days will have no shortage of things to see and do. The annual event gives as many as 50,000 visitors a glimpse into the science and business of agriculture. But you don't have to be a farmer to enjoy and learn from Ag Progress Days.
Upcoming Regional Events
2014 Eastern PA Grazing Conference
When: August 21, 2014Where: Grantville, PA
Field to Fork Celebration
When: August 23, 2014Where: Pottsville, PA
Nutrient Management Orientation
When: August 26, 2014Where: Harrisburg, PA
Backyard Gardeners - Enjoying the Fruits of the Harvest - Tomatoes and Peppers
Event CanceledWhen: September 2, 2014Where: Lebanon, PA
When: September 3, 2014Where: Lancaster, PA