Dauphin County News
Harrisburg Cemetery Tree Walk and History Comes Alive Tours
March 27, 2015The Penn State Extension Dauphin County Master Gardeners “Harrisburg Cemetery Spring Tree Walk” and the Camp Curtin Historical Society “History Comes Alive” tours will take place at the Harrisburg Cemetery on Saturday, April 25, 2015, from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. The rain date is Sunday, April 26, 2015, from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. The event is hosted by Penn State Extension Dauphin County Master Gardeners, Camp Curtin Historical Society, today’s the day Harrisburg, and Historic Harrisburg Association.
Better Kid Care: Keystone Kids Go - Go Healthy...It All Begins with You!
March 26, 2015This class guides child care practitioners as they examine their own health habits, set realistic goals for areas of improvement and become a positive role model for children.
Master Gardener Hotline
March 19, 2015The Master Gardener Hotline is a free service offered through Penn State Extension - Dauphin County Office to help residents with gardening questions and concerns.
Penn State Extension News
Timber 2015 expo a showcase for Pennsylvania forest products industry
March 27, 2015Pennsylvania's large forest-products industry will be showcased during the 2015 Forest Products Equipment and Technology Exposition, June 5-6 at Penn State's Ag Progress Days site at Rock Springs. Known as Timber 2015, the biennial trade exposition is hosted by the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences and the Pennsylvania Forest Products Association. Parking and admission are free.
Turning pollution into crop nutrients to be focus of 2015 Manure Expo
March 16, 2015As agricultural groups and government agencies continue to tackle the vexing problem of nutrient pollution entering waterways, Penn State Extension is hosting an event in the heart of the Chesapeake Bay watershed aimed at helping producers to reduce negative impacts of excess manure nutrients. The 2015 North American Manure Expo will take place July 14-15 near Chambersburg, Franklin County.
Land-use webinar to focus on planning to protect water supplies
March 13, 2015Planning for and protecting public and private water supplies will be the topic of a Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension at noon on March 18.
Upcoming Regional Events
Intensive Study: Tools & Logistical Ideas to Make Your Farm Market Profitable
When: March 31, 2015Where: Lancaster, PA
When: April 1, 2015Where: New Bloomfield, PA
Cooking For Crowds: A Volunteer's Guide to Safe Food Handling
Event CanceledWhen: April 1, 2015Where: Mifflintown, PA
Sustainable Gardening Series: Right Perennial, Right Place
When: April 1, 2015Where: Carlisle, PA
When: April 6, 2015Where: New Cumberland, PA