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
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.
Public urged to be on watch for invasive Asian longhorned beetles
August 15, 2014By spotting, collecting and submitting suspected Asian longhorned beetles to experts, Pennsylvanians can help keep the non-native, invasive wood-boring threat to the state’s trees at bay, according to agriculture officials.
Upcoming Regional Events
Arborist Short Course
When: September 26 - October 17, 2014Where: Chambersburg, PA
When: October 6-14, 2014Where: Huntingdon, PA
When: October 8, 2014Where: Chambersburg, PA
Mediterranean Cuisine Comes to Pennsylvania
When: October 9-31, 2014Where: Sunbury, PA
Tree Identification Walk
When: October 12, 2014Where: Blain, PA