The ServSafe® course, conducted by Penn State Extension, is for individuals preparing for the exam. After attending the ServSafe® class(es) and passing the proctored, multiple-choice exam with a score of 75% or higher, participants will receive a ServSafe® certificate, which meets the PDA requirement for food safety certification. The classes are being held in both English and Spanish.
How toos of production for new and aspiring organic vegetable farmers.
Do you care for children with allergies and asthma? These health conditions can be triggered by insects, mice and even cleaning products. The Ladybug Child Care program, from Penn State’s Pennsylvania Integrated Pest Management Program, can help you create a healthy indoor environment for young children – and for you too!
Bringing cutting-edge artists & arts professionals to Philadelphia to explore ways art can create environmental awareness while restoring ecological systems.
As a followup to DVGBC's successful "Green Your School Workshop" on November 30, 2012, the Bucks - Mont Branch of the Delaware Valley Green Building Council will host another "Green Your School Workshop" on June 7th.
Dr. Dini Miller, Associate Professor from Virginia Tech University will explain how bed bugs live and give sound, research-based advice on how to get rid of them. Hosted by Chris Becker, Alabama Cooperative Extension System Regional Extension Agent
Workshop participants will have the opportunity to learn and PRACTICE multiple methods for queen rearing (including grafting), as well as techniques for assessing parasite (Varroa and Nosema) loads in colonies and evaluating hygienic behavior. Several types of honey bee stocks will be available for grafting, and local participants can take the queen cells resulting from their grafting exercises back to their apiaries.
Second Wednesday of each month 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. EST/EDT
The goal for this conference is to identify key strategies and develop an action plan to generate more awareness and funding to support children with asthma and their families. With representation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Institutes of Health, American Lung Association, and insurance companies, key players will take this opportunity to generate ideas in partnership with community members on how to solve this important public health issue.
Bug Camp for Kids is an educational day camp for 8 to 11 year-olds. Students observe and collect insects and participate in laboratory exercises to learn a broad range of biological, ecological, and environmental topics.
Connecting people and resources to grow greener schools.
Ag Progress Days (APD), Pennsylvania's largest outdoor agricultural exposition, is held annually during three days in August.
The Center for Pollinator Research at Penn State will be hosting the second International Conference on Pollinator Biology, Health and Policy from August 14-17, 2013. The conference will be held at Penn State’s campus in University Park, PA.
This presentation will address importance of timing when applying fire ant baits. Applying fire ant baits in the fall is an effective way to minimize fire ant problems in home lawns and other landscapes. Learn about research-based, cost effective products, and how to get the most out of the fire ant product. Learn about community-wide fire ant management programs. This presentation is of interest to homeowners and commercial clients.
Every fall certain bugs come into our houses looking for a place to spend the winter. Learn what they are and how to evict them. Presented by Dr. Dan Suiter, Associate Professor and Program Leader-Urban Entomology, University of Georgia. Hosted by Ellen Huckabay, Regional Extension Agent, Alabama Cooperative Extension System.
Our annual extravaganza celebrating insects with lots of activities, games, crafts, tasty treats and fun for everyone!
Dr. Karen Vail, a Professor in the Department of Entomology at the University of Tennesee, will explain how to keep ants from getting into your house, and how to get rid of them once they are there. Hosted by Alabama Cooperative Extension Regional Agent Mallory Kelly.
The 8th International Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Symposium will be held in Salt Lake City, Utah USA from March 24-26, 2015 at the Salt Palace Convention Center. Headquarters hotel will be the Radisson Hotel Salt Lake City Downtown. Symposium sessions will address IPM across disciplines, internationally, in the market place, urban settings, greenhouses and more.