Mercer County News
January 23, 2015Program orientation for youth and their parents/guardians regarding how the National Safe Tractor & Machinery Operation Program (NSTMOP) is offered through Penn State Extension.
January 23, 2015This workshop, to be held March 10th, is for producers, herd managers, farm employees and industry representatives who are interested in learning about the nutritional aspects and tools for managing mastitis on farms.
January 9, 2015Allegheny County Extension will host a two-day short course, “Estimating and Bidding for Landscape Installation,” Scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday, January 28 and 29, 2015, the course is a must for anyone bidding on landscape jobs. Responding to a long-term survey, participants from the 2013 sessions, offered in Allegheny and Lehigh counties, reported a total increase of at least $1,052,500 in net returns to their businesses in the nine months after taking the class and using the techniques they learned there.
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
Pesticide Updates 2015: 2+2 Series in Lawrence County
When: February 3, 2015Where: New Castle, PA
Pesticide Updates 2015: 2+2 Series in Venango County
When: February 3, 2015Where: Franklin, PA
Pesticide Updates 2015: 2+2 Series in Mercer County
When: February 3, 2015Where: Mercer, PA
Pesticide Updates 2015: 2+2 Series in Butler County
When: February 3, 2015Where: Butler, PA
Pesticide Updates 2015: 2+2 Series in Crawford County
When: February 3, 2015Where: Meadville, PA