Lancaster County News
Learn About New Research On The Spotted Lanternfly
November 21, 2014People seeing the spotted lanternfly for the first time are struck by its sometimes-flashy appearance. But don't let its colorful, butterfly-like veneer fool you, caution entomologists in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.
November 21, 2014Two years into a study of factors influencing forest regeneration in Pennsylvania, researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences are offering never-before-seen insights into deer movement.
Soil Health Workshop - Lancaster
November 18, 2014Learn how healthy soils promote sustainable high yields. In this free workshop we will focus on the science and art of soil health - what it is, how is it measured, and finally, how can it be improved. This free workshop is December 16th from 9 a.m. to noon at the Lancaster Farm and Home Center, 1383 Arcadia Road, Lancaster, PA 17601.
Penn State Extension News
From Williamsport to K.C.: World Series are nothing new for turfgrass student
October 21, 2014When TV coverage of the World Series begins tonight (Oct. 21), the first thing most viewers will notice is the immense crown cut into the centerfield grass of the Kansas City Royals' Kauffman Stadium. What they won't see is that there was a little bit of Penn State skill used in crafting that image, thanks to a member of the Royals grounds crew.
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.
Upcoming Regional Events
Nutrition Links: Plan - Know What's for Dinner and Shop - Get the Best for Less
When: November 24, 2014Where: Spring City, PA
Nutrition Links: Fix It Safe
When: November 25, 2014Where: Phoenixville, PA
Nutrition Links: Shop for Value, Check the Facts
When: December 1, 2014Where: Spring City, PA
Cooking Institute - Whole Grain Holiday Baking
When: December 2, 2014Where: Lebanon, PA
Nutrition Links: Plan - Know What's for Dinner & Shop - Get the Best for Less
When: December 2, 2014Where: Phoenixville, PA