Dauphin County News
April 15, 2014Save the date of Saturday, May 17, 2014, for great plants and great prices at the Penn State Extension Cumberland County Master Gardeners’ tenth annual Plant Fest at its NEW location at the Cumberland County Service Center, 310 Allen Road, Carlisle, PA. The plant sale runs from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., rain or shine.
April 10, 2014The 51st All-American Dairy Show is Sept. 13-18 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg. The All-American features 23 shows in six days, including four full days dedicated to youth activities and nearly 2,800 animals from more than 1,200 exhibitors from across North America.
April 10, 2014For all you gardeners our there who have a great love of plants and gardening. Penn State Extension - Dauphin County is now accepting applications from Dauphin County Gardeners for the next Penn State Extension Master Gardener Training Program.
Penn State Extension News
Extension offering sheep shearing workshops
April 11, 2014Penn State Extension will offer sheep shearing workshops across the state this year for those interested in learning about sheep shearing and basic sheep management.
Student finds her passion for food systems in Pittsburgh
April 8, 2014As a member of the Penn State Women's Rugby Team, Olivia Lindsey knows a thing or two about teamwork. So it should come as no surprise that when she went looking for an internship last year, she was drawn to the idea of joining a 50-member multi-institution research team.
Land-use webinar to highlight Pa. landscapes, greenways
April 7, 2014A Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension will focus on landscapes and greenways in Pennsylvania, examining the meaning of these terms and defining their implications for communities.
Upcoming Regional Events
Organic Field Crop Producer Study Circle: Cover Crop Mixtures
When: April 16, 2014Where: New Holland, PA
Sustainable Gardening Series: Shade & Flowering Trees
When: April 16, 2014Where: Carlisle, PA
Nutrition Links: Plan - Know What's for Dinner
When: April 19, 2014Where: Sunbury, PA
Better Kid Care: STEM in the Pre-School Classroom
When: April 23, 2014Where: Lancaster, PA
Sustainable Gardening Series: Flowering Deciduous Shrubs
When: April 23, 2014Where: Carlisle, PA