Mercer County News
Shale Gas Update: Managing Your Lease, Pipeline Considerations on October 29
September 11, 2014The Penn State Extension Marcellus Education Team will be holding a workshop on Wednesday, October 29, at the Mercer County Extension Office.
Mater Gardeners' Hard Work Appreciated
September 9, 2014
The Butterfly Garden
September 9, 2014Our Mercer County Master Gardeners' Butterfly Garden is located in the 4-H park next to the Mercer County Extension. It provides a 20 foot by 30 foot layout with stepping stones to allow close-up observation of plants and butterflies.
Penn State Extension News
From Williamsport to K.C.: World Series are nothing new for turfgrass student
October 21, 2014When TV coverage of the World Series begins tonight (Oct. 21), the first thing most viewers will notice is the immense crown cut into the centerfield grass of the Kansas City Royals' Kauffman Stadium. What they won't see is that there was a little bit of Penn State skill used in crafting that image, thanks to a member of the Royals grounds crew.
Long-time extension educators endow animal science scholarship
August 22, 2014Eugene and Carol Schurman, of Clymer, Pennsylvania, have given $50,000 to establish the Eugene and Carol Schurman Trustee Scholarship in the College of Agricultural Sciences. The scholarship will benefit students with demonstrated financial need, with first preference going to animal science majors.
Land-use webinar to explore conservation easements
August 21, 2014Conservation easements and their role in enhancing the landscapes and greenways of Pennsylvania communities will be the topic of a Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.
Upcoming Regional Events
National Bioenergy Day Fuels Forum and Tour
When: October 22, 2014Where: Meadville, PA
Farm Bill Margin Protection Program - Dairy Information Session
When: October 22, 2014Where: Mercer, PA
Shale Gas Update, Managing Your Lease & Pipeline Considerations
When: October 29, 2014Where: Mercer, PA
PAOneStop Farm Mapping & Planning Workshop
When: October 30, 2014Where: Mercer, PA
Dining with Diabetes
When: November 5, 2014Where: Cambridge Springs, PA