Dauphin County

Dauphin County News

Do you have a well at your home? Are you certain your drinking water is safe for your family? Photo Credit: Bryan Swistock
Save the Date – Dauphin County Home Water and Septic System Workshop
July 20, 2017
Protecting your family’s well or spring drinking water supply and keeping your septic and heating oil tanks from contaminating water supplies.
Blueberry Picking by Andrew Malone at flickr.com - CC0 Public Domain
Blueberries: Little Blue Gems for Good Health
July 10, 2017
It’s blueberry picking season in Central Pennsylvania! This is a wonderful family activity that provides a great opportunity for exercise as well as a healthy food for your family to enjoy.
Two Vegetable and Fruit Field Days Scheduled for July
July 3, 2017
Both Field Days are a joint effort between the Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association and Penn State Extension and Penn State researchers. Registration is through the Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association.

Penn State Extension News

Agricultural research center site of cutting-edge research, Ag Progress Days
August 9, 2017
Penn State's Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center, located along state Route 45 at Rock Springs, is a hub for cutting-edge research and innovative education conducted by the College of Agricultural Sciences, and is also the location of the annual Ag Progress Days expo.
So, you want to raise sheep or goats? Attend this workshop
August 8, 2017
Southwestern Pennsylvania provides an ideal environment to raise sheep and goats. Rolling hills may not be suitable for crop production, but they can provide high-quality pasture for sheep and goat production.
Land-use webinar to focus on aligning transportation with local planning
August 7, 2017
How the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is connecting transportation projects with local municipal land-use planning initiatives will be the topic of a web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.

Upcoming Regional Events

ServSafe®
When: August 22, 2017
Where: Carlisle, PA
Cooking Institute: Melons
When: August 22, 2017
Where: Lebanon, PA
Cooking Institute: Melons
When: August 22, 2017
Where: Lebanon, PA
Ned Smith: Gone for the Day
When: August 22, 2017
Where: Camp Hill, PA
Nutrient Management Orientation
When: August 23, 2017
Where: Harrisburg, PA