Juniata County News
What are those Huge Wasps?
September 25, 2014The European Hornet is in the same family as the yellowjackets native to Pennsylvania, which includes the bald-faced hornet we see making those basketball size paper nests hanging from tree limbs.
Fall Planting of Trees and Shrubs
September 5, 2014Fall plantings can be very successful as long as you do not wait until late fall.
Penn State Extension News
From Williamsport to K.C.: World Series are nothing new for turfgrass student
October 21, 2014When TV coverage of the World Series begins tonight (Oct. 21), the first thing most viewers will notice is the immense crown cut into the centerfield grass of the Kansas City Royals' Kauffman Stadium. What they won't see is that there was a little bit of Penn State skill used in crafting that image, thanks to a member of the Royals grounds crew.
Long-time extension educators endow animal science scholarship
August 22, 2014Eugene and Carol Schurman, of Clymer, Pennsylvania, have given $50,000 to establish the Eugene and Carol Schurman Trustee Scholarship in the College of Agricultural Sciences. The scholarship will benefit students with demonstrated financial need, with first preference going to animal science majors.
Land-use webinar to explore conservation easements
August 21, 2014Conservation easements and their role in enhancing the landscapes and greenways of Pennsylvania communities will be the topic of a Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.
Upcoming Regional Events
Better Kid Care: Ethics
When: December 4, 2014Where: Dauphin, PA
Project WET Educator Workshop
When: December 6, 2014Where: Dauphin, PA
Professional Pest Managers School
When: December 8, 2014Where: Grantville, PA
Nutrient Management Certification Examination
When: December 10, 2014Where: Harrisburg, PA
Getting the Most From Your Grant Writing Efforts
When: December 11, 2014Where: Milton, PA