Dauphin County News
Food for Profit Class to be held in Dauphin
May 21, 2015The Food for Profit workshop on June 9th takes you step by step through the information necessary to start and run a small food product business, especially directed to individuals who will be making and packing their products for resale through grocery stores, farm markets, or restaurants. Workshop is from 8:45 am to 4:30 pm. Deadline to register is June 4
2015 4-H Summer Camps
May 21, 2015Experience 4-H for the summer, Dauphin County 4-H will be offering several day camps for youth ages 6 - 12. Come and join us for our summer camp programs and learn skills that will last a lifetime.
Volunteers Learned About Watershed Restoration and Planted Over 200 Trees
May 14, 2015On Saturday May 9, volunteers from Dauphin County and the surrounding area participated in watershed restoration efforts at the Hershey Meadows.
Penn State Extension News
Penn State Master Gardeners plan extravaganza in Centre County
May 8, 2015The Garden Fair and Plant Sale hosted by Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Centre County will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 16, at the Ag Progress Days site.
Land-use webinar to focus on agritourism issues for Pennsylvania communities
May 8, 2015"Agritourism Issues for Pennsylvania Communities" will be the topic of a Web-based land-use seminar offered by Penn State Extension.
Tractor safety program reaches milestone in Pennsylvania
April 29, 2015A program designed to reduce tractor-related farm injuries and deaths by helping farmers pay for the installation of rollover protective structures, or ROPS, recently reached a milestone in Pennsylvania. Administered by Penn State Extension, the ROPS Retrofit Program for Pennsylvania Farmers funded the installation of the 100th ROPS since the initiative began in 2011.
Upcoming Regional Events
ACA & Manure Storage Workshop
When: May 27-28, 2015Where: Mifflintown, PA
When: June 2, 2015Where: York, PA
Dining with Diabetes
When: June 5, 2015Where: Selinsgrove, PA
Family Garden Day
When: June 6, 2015Where: Carlisle, PA
Freezing Vegetables & Fruits: Quality for Keeps
When: June 6, 2015Where: Lancaster, PA