Mifflin 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.
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.
2015 North American Manure Expo: “Manure Than You Can Handle”
January 29, 2015The North American Manure Expo is returning to Pennsylvania and promises to provide “Manure than you can Handle.”
Penn State Extension News
Bull named head of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology at Penn State
April 24, 2015Carolee Bull will become head of the Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, effective Sept. 1. Bull currently is a research plant pathologist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service at its Crop Improvement and Protection Research Station in Salinas, California.
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.
Upcoming Regional Events
Certified Food & Wellness Volunteer Training Program
When: March 16 - May 19, 2015Where: University Park, PA
Better Process Control School
When: April 27-30, 2015Where: State College, PA
Stormwater & Soil Loss Workshop
When: April 28-29, 2015Where: Spring Mills, PA
P Index Workshop
When: April 30, 2015Where: Spring Mills, PA
2015 Veterinary Practitioner’s Meeting
When: May 1, 2015Where: University Park, PA