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Upcoming Regional Events

August 2017

When: August 10, 2017, 8:30 AM - 2:15 PM
Where: North East, PA

This year’s co-hosted Cornell and Penn State Extension workshop will center around yeast nutrition, how yeast assimilable nitrogen (YAN) is used by yeast, and how to manage YAN during primary fermentation.

When: August 15, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Erie, PA

Penn State Extension Educators Ruth Benner and Sandy Feather will lead a hands-on, two-hour tour of the Penn State Behrend Arboretum, discussing pests and diseases along the way.

When: August 16, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Erie, PA

Extension Educators Ruth Benner and Sandy Feather will lead a hands-on session on weed identification and management in lawns, ornamental beds, and roadsides through the Golf Course at Penn State Behrend.

When: August 30, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Erie, PA

Growers, managers, and agricultural and green industry workers are invited to participate in this in-field training on the identification, scouting and control of weeds. Safe and proper handling of herbicides will be demonstrated. Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) staff will present information about programs and technical assistance offered through the agency.

When: August 30, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Erie, PA

Productores y trabajadores agrícolas están invitados a participar en esta curso de adiestramiento sobre identificación, localización y el control de malezas. Personal de NRCS (Servicio de Conservación de Recursos Naturales) también estará presente para informar sobre los programas y asistencia técnica ofrecidos por la agencia. Esta reunión es gratuita y abierta a todas las personas interesadas.

September 2017

When: September 7, 2017, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Youngsville, PA

Thurs., Sept. 7, 2017 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM); Thurs., Sept. 14, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam to immediately follow class.

When: September 7, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Saegertown, PA

Informational Meeting: Mon., Aug. 28, 2017 (10:00 - 11:00 AM) | Class Meeting Dates: Mon. & Thurs., Sept. 7 - Nov. 30, 2017 (10:00 - 11:00 AM)

When: September 11, 2017, 8:45 AM - 4:30 PM
Where: Erie, PA

The Food for Profit workshop 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.

October 2017

When: October 5, 2017, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Erie, PA

Penn State Master Gardeners are members of the community who have an interest in gardening and a desire to help others. What sets them apart from other gardeners is the intensive training in horticulture they receive from Penn State Extension. In exchange for their training, Penn State Master Gardeners serve as volunteers for Extension horticulture programs.

When: October 5, 2017, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Penn State Master Gardeners are members of the community who have an interest in gardening and a desire to help others. What sets them apart from other gardeners is the intensive training in horticulture they receive from Penn State Extension. In exchange for their training, Penn State Master Gardeners serve as volunteers for Extension horticulture programs.