Lancaster County News
Attend The Central Susquehanna Vegetable Meeting
March 27, 2015Please join us for a free informative meeting sponsored by The Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers' Association, Penn State Extension, and the Buffalo Valley Produce Auction.
Prepare Your Grain Marketing Plan
March 27, 2015Extension Farm Marketing Specialist John Berry believes that no one on earth can predict the future. Unfortunately, that is what it takes to make effective marketing and risk management decisions. Here are some common tenets considered significant for grain marketing.
Prepare Your Pastures For Spring
March 27, 2015As the blanket of snow that covered the majority of the state throughout the winter continues to melt away, seedlings of perennial forages will begin to emerge from the ground, reflecting a hint of green across pastures as a reminder that spring is on the way. Extension Educator Jessica Williamson tells us when planning to get your pastures ready for spring, the earlier the planning begins the better.
Penn State Extension News
Timber 2015 expo a showcase for Pennsylvania forest products industry
March 27, 2015Pennsylvania's large forest-products industry will be showcased during the 2015 Forest Products Equipment and Technology Exposition, June 5-6 at Penn State's Ag Progress Days site at Rock Springs. Known as Timber 2015, the biennial trade exposition is hosted by the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences and the Pennsylvania Forest Products Association. Parking and admission are free.
Turning pollution into crop nutrients to be focus of 2015 Manure Expo
March 16, 2015As agricultural groups and government agencies continue to tackle the vexing problem of nutrient pollution entering waterways, Penn State Extension is hosting an event in the heart of the Chesapeake Bay watershed aimed at helping producers to reduce negative impacts of excess manure nutrients. The 2015 North American Manure Expo will take place July 14-15 near Chambersburg, Franklin County.
Land-use webinar to focus on planning to protect water supplies
March 13, 2015Planning for and protecting public and private water supplies will be the topic of a Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension at noon on March 18.
2014 Annual Report
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Upcoming Regional Events
When: March 30, 2015Where: Chadds Ford, PA
Pruning for Professionals
When: March 31, 2015Where: Leesport, PA
Intensive Study: Tools & Logistical Ideas to Make Your Farm Market Profitable
When: March 31, 2015Where: Lancaster, PA
Nutrition Links: Plan: Know What's for Dinner & Shop: Get the Best for Less
When: March 31, 2015Where: Phoenixville, PA
When: April 7, 2015Where: Lebanon, PA