Juniata County

Juniata County News

The Tomato Hornworm
July 12, 2017
Tomato hornworms are one of the garden’s largest caterpillars at nearly 3 to 4 inches long and about as big around as your little finger. They are green with diagonal white stripes with a black or reddish horn-like protrusion projecting from its rear end, hence hornworm.
Blueberry Picking by Andrew Malone at flickr.com - CC0 Public Domain
Blueberries: Little Blue Gems for Good Health
July 10, 2017
It’s blueberry picking season in Central Pennsylvania! This is a wonderful family activity that provides a great opportunity for exercise as well as a healthy food for your family to enjoy.

Penn State Extension News

Agricultural research center site of cutting-edge research, Ag Progress Days
August 9, 2017
Penn State's Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center, located along state Route 45 at Rock Springs, is a hub for cutting-edge research and innovative education conducted by the College of Agricultural Sciences, and is also the location of the annual Ag Progress Days expo.
So, you want to raise sheep or goats? Attend this workshop
August 8, 2017
Southwestern Pennsylvania provides an ideal environment to raise sheep and goats. Rolling hills may not be suitable for crop production, but they can provide high-quality pasture for sheep and goat production.
Land-use webinar to focus on aligning transportation with local planning
August 7, 2017
How the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is connecting transportation projects with local municipal land-use planning initiatives will be the topic of a web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.

Upcoming Regional Events

Nutrient Management Orientation
When: August 23, 2017
Where: Harrisburg, PA
Woody Plant Identification: Shade Trees
When: August 30, 2017
Where: Hershey, PA
Master Gardener Basic Training: Franklin County
When: September 6, 2017
Where: Chambersburg, PA
Made for the Shade with George Weigel
When: September 7, 2017
Where: New Bloomfield, PA
Dining with Diabetes
When: September 8, 2017
Where: Sunbury, PA