Franklin County News
March 8, 2015The Franklin County Master Gardeners opened the greenhouse and planted milkweed seeds for their Monarchs Need Milkweed Project.
March 8, 2015The Franklin County Master Gardeners opening of the greenhouse is for preparation of seeding plants for the Greenhouse Sale on May 9 and16.
March 8, 2015The Franklin County Master Gardeners opening of the greenhouse is for preparation of seeding plants for the Greenhouse Sale on May 9 and 16.
Penn State Extension News
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.
Webinar to look at natural gas liquids and processing
March 13, 2015Natural-gas liquids, an important byproduct of shale-gas production, will be the topic of a free, Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension's Marcellus Education Team, 1-2 p.m. on Thursday, March 19.
Upcoming Regional Events
Garden to Table
When: March 4 - April 2, 2015Where: Gettysburg, PA
When: March 28, 2015Where: Chambersburg, PA
When: April 1, 2015Where: New Bloomfield, PA
Monarchs and Milkweed
When: April 1, 2015Where: Chambersburg, PA
Cooking For Crowds: A Volunteer's Guide to Safe Food Handling
When: April 1, 2015Where: Mifflintown, PA