Lancaster County News
January 29, 2015The North American Manure Expo is returning to Pennsylvania and promises to provide “Manure than you can Handle.”
2015 Farm and Home Scholarships
January 28, 2015The scholarship deadline is April 17, 2015.
January 22, 2015The U. S. Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced program details related to a new Farm Bill initiative that will provide relief to farmers affected by severe weather, including drought. The information on the program includes eligible crops, crop years, and counties where producers are eligible to exclude certain yields under the Actual Production History (APH) Yield Exclusion, a fact sheet, and a list of frequently asked questions.
Penn State Extension News
Lancaster Cattle Feeders Day slated for Jan. 27
January 19, 2015The annual Lancaster Cattle Feeders Day will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 27, at the Lancaster Farm and Home Center.
Land-use webinar series to kick off Jan. 21 with 'official map' session
January 13, 2015A series of Web-based Penn State Extension seminars covering various land-use topics will kick off with a session about using an "official map" to aid in proactively planning for future growth.
Webinar to explore the underground injection-control program in Pennsylvania
January 9, 2015A free, Web-based seminar focusing on the recycling and disposal of fluids from oil and gas drilling will be offered by Penn State Extension's Marcellus Education Team.
Upcoming Regional Events
Arborist Short Course
When: January 29 - February 19, 2015Where: York, PA
Pesticide Applicator Short Course
When: February 3-10, 2015Where: Leesport, PA
Toss Your Hat in the Ring
When: February 3, 2015Where: Dauphin, PA
5 Easy Ways To Grow Well-Irrigated Veggies, But Not Weeds!
When: February 3, 2015Where: Lebanon, PA
Pennsylvania Dairy Summit
When: February 4-5, 2015Where: Lancaster, PA