Lancaster County News
Now Is The Time (4/19) . . . To Understand The Impact Of The Cold Winter On Berry Crops
April 17, 2014Frequent visits from the polar vortex this winter have caused many fruit growers to be concerned about this year’s crop potential. Peach growers are anticipating a limited crop. But what should berry growers anticipate?
Now Is the Time (4/19) . . . To Evaluate Small Grain Crops
April 17, 2014Now is a good time to check whether to keep that small grain stand or eliminate it to plant another crop.
Now Is The Time (4/19) . . . To Follow Market Trends
April 17, 2014It was not a surprise when this week’s USDA Crops Planting Progress report told us we are behind schedule. Typically it will take 15 good days to plant 90% of the 2014 spring crops in the US. Add to this the continued political stress in a significant eastern European grain growing region. In total we have plenty of ag news to try and decipher when trying to understand pricing trends.
Penn State Extension News
Penn State welcomes groundwater experts for May 7 symposium
April 18, 2014In observance of National Drinking Water Week, Penn State Extension and the state Department of Environmental Protection are collaborating with numerous other sponsors to offer the 2014 Pennsylvania Groundwater Symposium.
Extension offering sheep shearing workshops
April 11, 2014Penn State Extension will offer sheep shearing workshops across the state this year for those interested in learning about sheep shearing and basic sheep management.
Student finds her passion for food systems in Pittsburgh
April 8, 2014As a member of the Penn State Women's Rugby Team, Olivia Lindsey knows a thing or two about teamwork. So it should come as no surprise that when she went looking for an internship last year, she was drawn to the idea of joining a 50-member multi-institution research team.
Upcoming Regional Events
Pricing For Profit
When: April 22, 2014Where: Exton, PA
Better Kid Care: STEM in the Pre-School Classroom
When: April 23, 2014Where: Lancaster, PA
ServSafe in Spanish
When: April 28, 2014Where: Reading, PA
Better Kid Care: ELS & Literacy
When: April 28, 2014Where: West Chester, PA
Better Kid Care: Bringing Observation to Life: Part 1
When: April 28, 2014Where: Dauphin, PA