Upcoming Events

July 2017

When: July 16, 2017 to July 26, 2017
Where: Cinque Terre, Tuscany, Venice

Join alumni and friends of the College of Ag Sciences and discover the greatness of Italy – wine, food, agriculture, landscapes, art – on this exclusive Penn State Ag Alumni tour of Italy. Making stops in the Cinque Terre, Tuscany, and Venice, you will enjoy the bella vita of Italian life while having fun and learning great things about this amazing country.

When: July 19, 2017 8:00 AM to July 20, 2017 5:00 PM
Where: Wayne, PA

Offered from 1986-2008 at UC Davis as an extension short course, this class has consistently received top evaluations from over 4,000 attendees. Its original intention, to summarize the basics of a U.C. Davis Enology education, is now supplemented by emerging postmodern winemaking ideas. Designed to benefit the home winemaker as well as professionals at all levels, the course requires a general knowledge of winemaking basics, but does not demand a formal knowledge of chemistry.

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.