Montgomery County News
February 10, 2014There is still room in the 4-H 2014 Veterinary Science Classes being taught by Bucks County veterinarians for youth ages 12-18.
January 15, 2014Are you a bird lover? Do you enjoy watching birds at your feeder and want to attract more species? Would you like to know more about the birds in your yard and on the trails?
January 7, 2014A Bag Garden is a quick and easy way to garden in limited space for just a few dollars.
Penn State Extension News
Online tutorial illustrates shale-gas drilling equipment and practices
February 28, 2014You've seen the strange-looking trucks on the road these past few years. Maybe you've watched truck after truck head to a new shale-gas drill site in your area. But just what do they do with all that equipment? A new online presentation from Penn State Extension answers that question.
Firth Family Trustee Scholarship will assist Ag Sciences students
February 20, 2014A new scholarship created by an alumnus of Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences and his wife will benefit students in the college with demonstrated financial need. Les and Elaine Firth, of Mercer, established the Firth Family Trustee Scholarship, with first preference going to students from the northwestern Pennsylvania counties of Crawford, Erie, Mercer and Warren.
Penn State Extension conference to address mastitis and milk quality
February 19, 2014Bovine mastitis -- udder infection in cattle -- directly and indirectly costs U.S. dairy producers an estimated $2 billion each year. To help dairy farmers, veterinarians and other agricultural industry professionals understand how to prevent and treat mastitis, the Penn State Extension Veterinary Team is hosting the Penn State Mastitis and Milk Quality Conference on March 25 and 26 at the Holiday Inn Harrisburg/Hershey in Grantville.
Upcoming Regional Events
PMPEI Course in Community Planning
When: March 5-20, 2014Where: Colmar, PA
The New Face of Hunger
When: March 7, 2014Where: Chester, PA
Bucks County Extension Annual Meeting
When: March 7, 2014Where: Dublin, PA
2nd Saturdays at Smedley - Seed Starting
When: March 8, 2014Where: Springfield, PA
Better Kid Care: Observation Series Level 2, Unit 1 - Observing Young Children's Behavior
When: March 10, 2014Where: Norristown, PA