Lancaster County

Lancaster County News

Type 2 Diabetes and Surgical Solutions
May 16, 2017
Some patients with Type 2 Diabetes may find that surgery may be the solution to diabetic situation.
Lancaster Farming Article by Leon Ressler
May 12, 2017
This article dated May 9, 2017, talks about the importance of scouting for certain insect pests this time of year, the timing of the first cutting of alfalfa, and marking your calendar for various Field Days.
Vegetable Kebabs (Bigstock 3057844)
Safe and Healthy Picnics
May 10, 2017
Have you gotten the picnic "bug" yet, with warmer weather and luxurious foliage blanketing the countryside? Try some tricks to make your picnic both food-safe and healthy!

Penn State Extension News

Pennsylvania's forest-products industry the focus of Timber 2017 expo
May 18, 2017
Businesses and individuals interested in Pennsylvania's large forest-products industry can learn about goods, services, best practices and industry trends at the 2017 Forest Products Equipment and Technology Exposition, which will take place Friday, June 9, and Saturday, June 10, at Penn State's Ag Progress Days site at Rock Springs.
Grant aimed at solving agricultural water issues through community engagement
May 17, 2017
A group of institutions led by Penn State has received nearly $2.2 million for the first year of a planned four-year, $5 million project aimed at developing a model for engaging communities and stakeholders to ensure adequate supplies of good-quality water both for and from agriculture. Partners include the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service, Arizona State University and the University of Nebraska Lincoln.
Webinar to compare state and local oil and gas revenues across the country
May 9, 2017
Comparing revenues from oil and gas production across 16 states and describing major impacts in regions such as the Marcellus, Bakken and Permian will be the focus of a web-based seminar to be presented by Penn State Extension.

Upcoming Regional Events

York County Gypsy Moth Assessment Request
When: May 19 - July 31, 2017
Where: York, PA
Dauphin County Pond and Lake Workshop
When: May 31, 2017
Where: Harrisburg, PA
Home Food Preservation: Jamin' with Jams & Jellies
When: June 3, 2017
Where: Lancaster, PA
When: June 5, 2017
Where: Leesport, PA
Plan Review Workshop
When: June 6, 2017
Where: Harrisburg, PA