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Upcoming Regional Events

August 2017

When: August 19, 2017 10:00 AM to August 26, 2017 10:00 PM
Where: Meadville, PA

Annual Booth at the Crawford County Fair, this year’s theme is “Bringing the Outside In”.

September 2017

When: September 1, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Cranberry Twp, PA

Sept. 1, 8, 15 & 22, 29, 2017 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM) | Follow-Up: Dec. 1, 2017 (10:00 AM)

When: September 5, 2017, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Cranberry, PA

Tues., Sept. 5, 2017 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM); Tues., Sept. 12, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam to immediately follow class.

When: September 6, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Farrell, PA

Sept., 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2017 (1:00 - 3:30 PM) | Follow-Up: Nov. 29, 2017 (1:00 PM)

When: September 7, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Saegertown, PA

Informational Meeting: Mon., Aug. 28, 2017 (10:00 - 11:00 AM) | Class Meeting Dates: Mon. & Thurs., Sept. 7 - Nov. 30, 2017 (10:00 - 11:00 AM)

When: September 9, 2017, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Butler, PA

Whether you have canned for many years or would like to try canning for the first time, we invite you, your family, and friends to attend our Home Canning Workshop to learn the most up-to-date information on home canning.

When: September 13, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: New Castle, PA

Weds., Sept. 13, 2017 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM); Weds., Sept. 20, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam will begin at 1:00 PM.

When: September 18, 2017 8:30 AM to September 20, 2017 12:00 PM
Where: Mercer, PA

The Preventive Controls for Animal Feed workshop provides the credentials to meet the FDA requirements for development and implementation of a modern, preventive, and risk-based system for food safety, as stated within the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) regulations.

When: September 20, 2017, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Producers will meet at Crosswind Farms to discuss how to feed and manage cows through the winter months.

October 2017

When: October 5, 2017, 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Where: Butler, PA

Are you fascinated by gardening? Do you enjoy sharing your gardening knowledge with others? You may be interested in the Penn State Master Gardener volunteer program!

When: October 5, 2017, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Franklin, PA

Penn State Extension Master Gardeners are volunteers who support Penn State Extension's educational programs in consumer horticulture.

When: October 19, 2017, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Mercer, PA

The Exploring the Small Farm Dream course is designed to help you decide whether starting a farm business is right for you.

November 2017

When: November 7, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Butler, PA

Tues., Nov. 7, 2017 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM); Tues., Nov. 14, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam will begin at 1:00 PM.

December 2017

When: December 13, 2017 8:30 AM to December 14, 2017 4:00 PM
Where: Mercer, PA

Penn State Extension is partnering with the Pennsylvania Association of Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) to hold High Tunnel Production Basics & Biointensive Tomato Production.