Juniata County News
North American Expo "Crappiest" Slogan Contest
April 10, 2015The North American Manure Expo event will be in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania on July 14th and 15th. One new promotional twist for the Manure Expo is a T-shirt contest that is just plain fun.
2015 Master Gardener Plant Sale
April 7, 2015Our annual plant sale features the following items: perennials, annuals, herbs, vegetable, native plants, container gardens, hypertufa items and compost. Line forms early. May 16th, 8 am-noon at the Master Gardeners' Demonstration Garden, 1 Library Dr., Lewistown, PA.
Preventing Seedling Stretch
March 20, 2015Seeds that are directly sowed in the natural environment will always look like hardy plants, but when you want to get a head start in the spring with plants such as tomatoes, peppers, and many annuals; trying to replicate natural conditions requires a few variables.
Penn State Extension News
Bull named head of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology at Penn State
April 24, 2015Carolee Bull will become head of the Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, effective Sept. 1. Bull currently is a research plant pathologist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service at its Crop Improvement and Protection Research Station in Salinas, California.
Dairy foods resources available on website; dairy plant directory offered
April 15, 2015Penn State Extension is offering two important resources related to dairy products.
Land-use webinar to focus on owning, managing natural lands
April 8, 2015Planning for open space and owning and managing natural lands will be the topic of a Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.
Upcoming Regional Events
Better Kid Care: Sofa, Spuds and French Fries - Taking a Look at Childhood Obesity
When: April 29, 2015Where: Dauphin, PA
Mediterranean Cuisine Comes to Pennsylvania
When: April 30 - May 22, 2015Where: Sunbury, PA
Container Gardening Workshop
When: May 2, 2015Where: Chambersburg, PA
Pond & Lake Management Workshop
When: May 2, 2015Where: Wellsville, PA
Spring Orchard Meeting in Franklin County
When: May 6, 2015Where: Quincy, PA