Dauphin County News
March 3, 2015Penn State Extension Master Gardeners, Dauphin County will be presenting Vegetable Gardening Classes. The classes were developed for first time vegetable gardeners and gardeners that want to increase their gardening success.
March 3, 2015Pollinator insects are declining, but there's hope! Learn how you can be part of the solution. Penn State Extension Master Gardener, Dauphin County, Shawna Raymond, will show you the simple steps you can take to easily certify your yard as a Pollinator Friendly Garden.
February 26, 2015Low prices for commodity crops are never good for agricultural producers. But for small farmers, many of whom already depend on off-farm income, this is not a good scenario. Navigating this uncertain financial terrain is not for the faint of heart; fortunately, at-risk residents in rural communities have the Cooperative Extension Service (CES) on their side to provide them with the information they need. Land-grant universities (LGU) provide research-based information through non-formal, non-credit to residents in their state.
Penn State Extension News
Private Forest Landowners Conference registration deadline is March 12
March 3, 2015A special educational event for the owners of woodlots large and small will be offered by Penn State Extension on Friday and Saturday, March 20-21.
New crop production guide aimed at helping farmers tap growing organic markets
February 27, 2015If you are an organic-crop producer in the Northeast, or a farmer interested in transitioning to organic, there is a new resource available to help provide the research-based information you need to be successful. The newly published Penn State Organic Crop Production Guide is among the most comprehensive university-produced guides in the country.
Penn State Extension plays critical role in educating food suppliers
February 23, 2015In the last few years, as the federal government has tightened safety regulations across the food supply chain to prevent foodborne illness, the role Penn State Extension plays in educating growers and processors to comply with new prevention-based controls has become critical.
Upcoming Regional Events
2015 4-H Strawberry Plant Sale
When: March 2-20, 2015Where: Mifflintown, PA
Dining with Diabetes
Event CanceledWhen: March 4, 2015Where: Northumberland, PA
Dining With Diabetes
When: March 5, 2015Where: York, PA
2015 Northeast Regional Christmas Tree Growers' Meeting & Trade Show
When: March 7, 2015Where: Mcadoo, PA
Turf Wars: How to Win
When: March 7, 2015Where: Dauphin, PA