Lackawanna County News
Fall Garden Chores
September 30, 2014The 2014 gardening season is winding down, but there are still a few chores that need to be done.
Fall Vegetables Provide Nutrients For Good Health
September 30, 2014Summer isn’t the only season which provides us with fresh produce. Fall gives us nutrient-rich root vegetables like potatoes, winter squash and sweet potatoes...
September 23, 2014The Throop 4-H Community Club Reorganizational Meeting will be held on Sunday, October 26 from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Building 6, Community Room, Throop.
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
The Master Gardeners are in the building!
When: October 2, 2014Where: Stroudsburg, PA
Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14: Scranton West Intermediate
When: October 2, 2014Where: Scranton, PA
Living on a Few Acres: Part 2 - Beef, Sheep and Goat Production
Event CanceledWhen: October 2, 2014Where: Stroudsburg, PA
Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14: Carbondale Area
When: October 5, 2014Where: Carbondale, PA
When: October 7, 2014Where: Hawley, PA