Delaware County News
Delaware County Extension Annual Meeting
October 3, 2014The public is invited to attend the Delaware County Extension Annual Meeting. The program for the evening will be "Healthy Eating with a Mediterranean Cuisine" presented by Fran Alloway, MS, RD, LDN, Nutrition and Food Safety Educator. There will be a light dinner featuring foods prevalent in the Mediterranean diet. A number of awards will also be presented.
September 30, 2014The Delaware County 4-H Farm in Newtown Square was the site of a new educational video on raising "backyard" poultry that was filmed by USDA in September.
July 29, 2014The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture recently announced that they are expanding the quarantine area in Southeast PA for thousand cankers disease of black walnut.
Penn State Extension News
From Williamsport to K.C.: World Series are nothing new for turfgrass student
October 21, 2014When TV coverage of the World Series begins tonight (Oct. 21), the first thing most viewers will notice is the immense crown cut into the centerfield grass of the Kansas City Royals' Kauffman Stadium. What they won't see is that there was a little bit of Penn State skill used in crafting that image, thanks to a member of the Royals grounds crew.
Long-time extension educators endow animal science scholarship
August 22, 2014Eugene and Carol Schurman, of Clymer, Pennsylvania, have given $50,000 to establish the Eugene and Carol Schurman Trustee Scholarship in the College of Agricultural Sciences. The scholarship will benefit students with demonstrated financial need, with first preference going to animal science majors.
Land-use webinar to explore conservation easements
August 21, 2014Conservation easements and their role in enhancing the landscapes and greenways of Pennsylvania communities will be the topic of a Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.
Upcoming Regional Events
Nutrition Links: Fix it Safe and Choosing More Fruits & Vegetables
When: October 28, 2014Where: West Chester, PA
Nutrition Links: Plan - Know What's for Dinner and Shop - Get the Best for Less
When: November 4, 2014Where: West Chester, PA
ServSafe Certification & Recertification
When: November 5, 2014Where: West Chester, PA
Nutrition Links: Introduction to Nutrition Links and My Plate
When: November 5, 2014Where: Coatesville, PA
Food for Profit
When: November 6, 2014Where: Philadelphia, PA