Mifflin County News
PA Department of Agriculture Pesticide Applicators Testing
January 12, 2015Penn State Extension District 13's pesticide applicators testing
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.
December 19, 2014Beef, sheep, meat-goat and swine producers looking for information on how to make their livestock enterprises more profitable can take advantage of four home-study courses offered by Penn State Extension this winter.
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
Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) for Meat and Poultry Processors
When: January 27-29, 2015Where: University Park, PA
StrongWomen Site Leader Training
When: January 30, 2015Where: State College, PA
Crops Conference 2015 - Union County
When: January 30, 2015Where: Mifflinburg, PA
Best Milking Practices
When: February 2, 2015Where: Mifflinburg, PA
Toss Your Hat in the Ring
When: February 2, 2015Where: Selinsgrove, PA