Lancaster County News
July 28, 2014Our Winter Barley Performance Trial was conducted at the Russell Larson Research Farm at Rock Springs, PA and the results have been posted here: “http://extension.psu.edu/plants/crops/grains/small/trial-reports”.
Evaluate Benefits Of Fungicide Applications on Corn
July 28, 2014As you travel over your field with your herbicide this season, you may be considering adding a fungicide to that pass. If so, there are a few things to think about.
Explore Marketing Opportunities For Grain
July 28, 2014As we typically expect crop prices to decline this time of year due to acreage being known and crop progress being average, we also typically expect some level of market price increase during weather scares at or near pollination. Extension Farm Management Educator John Berry suggests we may want to be prepared for a market bounce, should one occur.
Penn State Extension News
Science, fun merge for youth at Ag Progress Days
July 25, 2014Hands-on activities designed to be fun, interactive and educational will expose young people to a variety of scientific fields at Penn State's Ag Progress Days, Aug. 12-14. Displays will engage young visitors in robotics, animal science and health, wildlife ecology and other topics, according to event organizers.
Safe, healthy households the goal of Ag Progress Days 'Family Room'
July 25, 2014Keeping a family safe, healthy and happy can be a daunting task. But a visit to the Family Room at Penn State's Ag Progress Days, Aug. 12-14, can help make that job a little easier.
Let’s Move! Pennsylvania Conference to address childhood obesity
July 24, 2014Penn State Extension will offer the Let’s Move! Pennsylvania conference from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, at The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel to help families, communities and schools work together in solving the challenge of childhood obesity.
Upcoming Regional Events
Chester County 4-H Summer Specials - Junior Engineering Camp
When: July 28 - August 1, 2014Where: West Grove, PA
Chester County 4-H Summer Specials - Pony Partners
When: July 28-31, 2014Where: Honey Brook, PA
Avoiding Problems with Solid Wood Flooring Installations
When: July 30, 2014Where: York, PA
Berks Lehigh Summer Twilight
When: July 30, 2014Where: Kutztown, PA
Making Sense of Natural Gas Pipelines and Right-of-Way Agreements
When: July 30, 2014Where: Lancaster, PA