Lackawanna County News
September 11, 2014Penn State Master Gardeners in Lackawanna County are having their annual fall mum sale on September 26th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Courthouse Square, Corner of Spruce Street and Adams Avenue, Scranton
Fire Blight in Your Fruit Tree
September 8, 20142014 has been a tough year for apple and pear trees. Fire blight is the disease that causes the leaves to die on infected branches, but the branch next to it may be perfectly normal.
September 8, 2014Potatoes are a staple in our diets. They are versatile, economical, low in calories, and nutritious...
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: September 15, 2014Where: Stroudsburg, PA
Eat Healthy Be Active Community Workshop
When: September 15, 2014Where: Freeland, PA
Penn State Master Gardener Available to Answer Gardening Questions
When: September 16, 2014Where: Milford, PA
Food for Profit
When: September 18, 2014Where: Wilkes Barre, PA
Pennyslvania Municipal Planning Education Institute Course in Subdivision and Land Development Review
When: September 18, 2014Where: Moscow, PA