Lawrence County News
North American Expo "Crappiest" Slogan Contest
April 10, 2015The North American Manure Expo event will be in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania on July 14th and 15th. One new promotional twist for the Manure Expo is a T-shirt contest that is just plain fun.
Home Water and Septic System Workshops
March 5, 2015These free workshops on March 21st, will help you understand and protect your private drinking water supply and on-lot septic system. There are two sessions being offered: either 1-3pm or 6-8pm. Location is:Washington county extension office, 601 Courthouse Square, 100 W. Beau Street, Washington, PA 15301
Winter Tree Maintenance
February 6, 2015Are trees not top-of-mind during the winter? Maybe they should be. Winter is an ideal time to inspect tree branches for defects, decay, or structural issues without the camouflage of leaves. Wounds, decay cavities, crooked growth, and weak branch unions are problems in the making that can be more easily spotted when the trees are bare.
Penn State Extension News
Dairy foods resources available on website; dairy plant directory offered
April 15, 2015Penn State Extension is offering two important resources related to dairy products.
Land-use webinar to focus on owning, managing natural lands
April 8, 2015Planning for open space and owning and managing natural lands will be the topic of a Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.
Penn State Extension offering beef producer webinars
April 3, 2015Penn State Extension's Livestock Team is offering a two-part, Web-based seminar series focused on beef-production topics available to view at home and at various locations across the commonwealth.
Upcoming Regional Events
Better Kid Care: Digital Media Literacy & Technology Tools for Early Learning
When: April 20, 2015Where: Mercer, PA
Spring Library Series: Companion Gardening
When: April 23, 2015Where: New Castle, PA
Chestnut Restoration: Planting & Aftercare
When: April 27, 2015Where: Mercer, PA
Cooking for Crowds: A Volunteer's Guide to Safe Food Handling
When: April 28, 2015Where: Sharon, PA
Dining with Diabetes
When: April 29, 2015Where: Farrell, PA