Delaware County News
Registration Open for the 2015 North American Manure Expo: “Manure Than You Can Handle”
May 4, 2015The North American Manure Expo is returning to Pennsylvania and promises to provide “Manure than you can Handle.”
Delaware County Master Gardeners at Linvilla Orchards
April 24, 2015Just in time for the gardening season, The Master Gardeners of Delaware County will be at Linvilla Orchards every Saturday in May.
North American Expo "Crappiest" Slogan Contest
April 10, 2015The North American Manure Expo event will be in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania on July 14th and 15th. One new promotional twist for the Manure Expo is a T-shirt contest that is just plain fun.
Penn State Extension News
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.
Bull named head of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology at Penn State
April 24, 2015Carolee Bull will become head of the Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, effective Sept. 1. Bull currently is a research plant pathologist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service at its Crop Improvement and Protection Research Station in Salinas, California.
Dairy foods resources available on website; dairy plant directory offered
April 15, 2015Penn State Extension is offering two important resources related to dairy products.
Upcoming Regional Events
Wildlife Habitat for Woodland Owners
When: May 16, 2015Where: Green Lane, PA
Mediterranean Cuisine Comes to Pennsylvania
When: May 20 - June 11, 2015Where: Aston, PA
Dining with Diabetes
When: June 5, 2015Where: Pottstown, PA
When: June 11, 2015Where: West Chester, PA
Farmers’ Market Food Safety Workshop
When: June 15, 2015Where: Philadelphia, PA