Delaware County News
Winter Tree Maintenance
February 6, 2015Are trees not top-of-mind during the winter? Maybe they should be. Winter is an ideal time to inspect tree branches for defects, decay, or structural issues without the camouflage of leaves. Wounds, decay cavities, crooked growth, and weak branch unions are problems in the making that can be more easily spotted when the trees are bare.
Annual Conference on Hunger: Risk, Response & Resources
February 5, 2015Come and join others who work with at risk clients and have a passion to address hunger issues in Delaware County. An exciting agenda will raise your awareness of issues faced by those who are food insecure, including veterans, seniors, youth, undocumented aliens, those with health problems and the uninsured.
Delaware County Master Gardeners' 19th Annual Home Gardeners' School
February 5, 2015Join us at the Delaware County Master Gardeners' 19th Annual Home Gardeners' School on Saturday, April 18, 2015 for outstanding expert speakers, great gardening and plant marketplace, silent auction, and Master Gardener HortLine Live.
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
Arborist Short Course
Event CanceledWhen: April 1-9, 2015Where: Collegeville, PA
Nutrition Links: Shop for Value, Check the Facts
When: April 7, 2015Where: Phoenixville, PA
Nutrition Links: Making Smart Drink Choices
When: April 14, 2015Where: Phoenixville, PA
When: April 15, 2015Where: West Chester, PA
Home Gardeners School
When: April 18, 2015Where: Media, PA