Dauphin County News
January 26, 2015Penn State Extension will host a Sheep Lambing School on February 19, 2015 at the Penn State Sheep Center. The purpose of the school is to improve a sheep producer’s skills for managing pregnant ewes and managing lambing.
January 22, 2015Penn State Extension will once again be taking a virtual walk – this year visiting the natural beauty of Pennsylvania State Parks. Gather your family and friends or co-workers to form a team of up to five.
2015 PA Governor's School for the Ag Sciences applications now available!
January 22, 2015Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Agricultural Sciences (PGSAS). This no-cost program provides high school juniors with the opportunity to live on campus at Penn State University (University Park campus) and participate in an intensive study of the agricultural sciences. PGSAS is a five week, residential program that allows students to engage with and explore agricultural sciences through core courses, hands-on laboratory/field-based learning, field trips, special events and unique lectures. Deadline to register is February 13, 2015
Penn State Extension News
Lancaster Cattle Feeders Day slated for Jan. 27
January 19, 2015The annual Lancaster Cattle Feeders Day will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 27, at the Lancaster Farm and Home Center.
Land-use webinar series to kick off Jan. 21 with 'official map' session
January 13, 2015A series of Web-based Penn State Extension seminars covering various land-use topics will kick off with a session about using an "official map" to aid in proactively planning for future growth.
Webinar to explore the underground injection-control program in Pennsylvania
January 9, 2015A free, Web-based seminar focusing on the recycling and disposal of fluids from oil and gas drilling will be offered by Penn State Extension's Marcellus Education Team.
Upcoming Regional Events
Lancaster Cattle Feeders Day
When: January 27, 2015Where: Lancaster, PA
Tree Fruit Educational Presentations to be offered at the 2015 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention
When: January 27-29, 2015Where: Hershey, PA
Lunch and Learn for Young Specialty Crop Growers!
When: January 27, 2015Where: Hershey, PA
Better Kid Care: Creating Social and Emotional Competence for Children
When: January 28, 2015Where: Dauphin, PA
Crops Day in York County
When: January 29, 2015Where: York, PA