Penn State Extension News
Public urged to be on watch for invasive Asian longhorned beetles
August 15, 2014By spotting, collecting and submitting suspected Asian longhorned beetles to experts, Pennsylvanians can help keep the non-native, invasive wood-boring threat to the state’s trees at bay, according to agriculture officials.
Penn State helps put robots to work down on the farm
August 15, 2014Laser-guided robots and computer-programmed cleaning devices are allowing dairy farmers to work smarter rather than harder.
Ag Progress Days is a 150-acre smorgasbord of activities
August 5, 2014One of the East's largest agricultural expositions is on tap Aug. 12-14, and those who make the trip to Penn State's Ag Progress Days will have no shortage of things to see and do. The annual event gives as many as 50,000 visitors a glimpse into the science and business of agriculture. But you don't have to be a farmer to enjoy and learn from Ag Progress Days.
Upcoming Regional Events
Central Pennsylvania Woodlot Management Workshop
When: August 23, 2014Where: Spring Mills, PA
Dining with Diabetes
When: September 3, 2014Where: Broad Top, PA
When: September 4, 2014Where: Karthaus, PA
Penn State Extension & 4-H Tailgate 2014
When: September 6, 2014Where: University Park, PA
Hardwood Lumber Grading Short Course
When: September 8-11, 2014Where: Pennsylvania Furnace, PA