Fulton County

Penn State Extension News

Kulcsar tapped to lead Department of Ag Economics, Sociology, and Education
June 14, 2017
Laszlo Kulcsar, professor of sociology and head of the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work at Kansas State University, will join Penn State as head of the Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education, effective Aug. 1.
Scientists to study how soil health is influenced by pest-management tactics
June 14, 2017
An entomologist in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to study and compare how various pest-management regimes affect the health of soils. John Tooker, associate professor of entomology, will lead the project, which is titled "Exploring Soil Health and Pest Management Trade Offs to Maximize Crop Productivity."
Penn State Extension educators develop plan to educate plain sect on food safety
June 13, 2017
Penn State Extension educators have developed food-safety training programs to accommodate the cultural norms of plain sect — Amish and Mennonite — farmers.

Upcoming Regional Events

Monarch Mania Class
When: June 28, 2017
Where: Chambersburg, PA
Monarch Mania Class
When: July 11, 2017
Where: Chambersburg, PA
Women Rooted in Agriculture
When: July 25, 2017
Where: Martinsburg, PA
Beef Industry Summer Field Day
When: July 29, 2017
Where: Huntingdon, PA
Backyard Railroad Gardening
When: July 29, 2017
Where: Orrstown, PA