Juniata County News
Stink Bugs Search for Winter Refuge
October 4, 2013September to November is when the adult Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs (BMSB) begin to search for overwintering sites.
Fall Lawn Care
September 12, 2013Early fall is the best time of year for lawn care. It is time to fertilize, aerate, over seed, lime, and dethatch.
Penn State Extension News
Penn State, Cornell partner on vegetable, small-fruit programs
December 3, 2013Vegetable and small-fruit growers will have a chance to gain knowledge that can enhance their operations during a series of monthly, Web-based seminars that will kick off Dec. 18. Presented by Penn State Extension in collaboration with Cornell Cooperative Extension, the webinars will provide timely updates in vegetable and small-fruit production for extension educators, producers and industry representatives in Pennsylvania, New York and surrounding states.
Webinar to focus on implementing land use and other plans
November 8, 2013Penn State Extension will offer a Web-based seminar aimed at helping municipal, community and organizational officials implement strategic, land-use and comprehensive plans.
Project helps African youth become haymaking entrepreneurs
October 29, 2013A project spearheaded by scientists in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences and Uganda's Makarere University is helping African youths establish businesses and generate income. And these young people, in turn, are providing services that can help farmers improve dairy nutrition and increase milk production.
Upcoming Regional Events
Fresh Holiday Centerpiece Workshop
When: December 7, 2013Where: Chambersburg, PA
Professional Pest Managers School
When: December 9, 2013Where: Carlisle, PA
Better Kid Care: Taking a Positive Approach to Difficult Behaviors
When: December 9, 2013Where: Dauphin, PA
When: December 12, 2013Where: Mifflintown, PA
Fresh Kissing Ball Workshop
When: December 14, 2013Where: Chambersburg, PA